Kelly O'Donnell at Rand Paul's declaration.  "Can you be in Washington and run against Washington, sir?"  He ignored her.

Ms O'Donnell's question is playing to NBC's Nation TV-watching base to whom the height of sophistication is to razz candidates for political office who would roll back government functions, treating those who would run against government as being foolish to want to get involved in government in the first place.

To do so is to demonstrate ignorance of fundamentals.
Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their Just Powers from the Consent of the Governed, that whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these Ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its Foundation on such Principles, and organizing its Powers in such Form, as to them shall be most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.
Better to capture the institutions using the ballot box than using pitchforks and torches, although the image of the Democrat operatives masquerading as NBC reporters riding tumbrils, or tarred and feathered and ridden out of town on a rail appeals.

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