Paul repeatedly reminded the audience that Democrats passed Jim Crow laws in the south and that Abraham Lincoln was a Republican, as were the first black legislators and the founders of the NAACP.
“Would everyone know here they were all Republicans?” he said at one point, referring to the NAACP’s founders. “Yes!” came the booming response from nearly the entire audience, who appeared offended Paul would even raise the question.
I did think about it,” Paul said with a laugh, when asked whether he’d thought about using the device. “I’ve put them in before and really decided against it.
A subsequent Associated Press review of an audio recording of the show [Fox News Sunday] determined that the transcript had dropped the word “don’t” from that quote, and Paul actually said, “They don’t want somebody who wants to round people up, put them in camps and send them back to Mexico.”
But absolutely I’m in favor of it. Think about on 9/11. There’s no reason our White House, our Capitol, and our major cities shouldn’t have a missile defense…