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-- -- -- -- -- Senator Graham poll clearly has major concerns about that program which is why we so -- almost thirteen now filibuster on the floor of the senate.
I was yesterday it was it was Wednesday Wednesday that -- Jim this is the subject of your -- -- have.
How do you think he was treated as a media aspect to I think as -- -- in with whom -- the merits of the issues and -- I think I think that -- get to that is striking was in the system the -- here was sort of generational.
Reporters and media establishment types of below a certain -- immediately got it that -- -- in the interest income.
And reporters and of an older kind we're basically kind of oblivious to elements are in and and it it it it also work out.
Certain newspapers and the New York Times -- I would order the Washington Post had two stories on it it was just interesting to see the split there.
The Washington Post editorial pages in from the news page you know which -- Paul and and and and praised Lindsey Graham and John McCain and -- on.
By contrast you know.
Gene Robinson -- -- restaurant washing those editorial and op Ed page was it was very praising of Rand -- morning.
And Paul has gotten -- -- concern -- conservative flash libertarian Republican has gotten praise from Glenn Greenwald and swan who has it was a lefty right code -- wouldn't even -- an -- -- -- -- just look at this as a model again and again I think that that this is the case where.
The media under way underestimated as a whole way underestimated him and then when things like Twitter this and it ran hash tag up came along -- -- so explosive.
But I think now the media had a sketch of scurrying out of catch up and saying listen this is really important element -- -- they took a closer look at what -- in his -- you know.
He actually did the filibuster quote the old fashioned way it was back to standing there and giving a talk that way you know as example ever uses of Jimmy Stewart -- them in the right this fictional Jimmy Stewart in this movie or the real Strom Thurmond 1957 or any other number of filibusters.
So I think this is a case where the -- -- scrambling to catch up with where the public -- -- Paul did hit a quarter to show that.
Did DC New Yorkers have a -- didn't he come to our -- where do you stand that you would did you stand with -- did not.
-- her and took it back on the substance can get to the substance in a moment but on that he is decision that and his right to filibuster this.
Why I act like it was I was impressed by the fact that he did choose to do the old fashioned filibuster because my position is if -- -- had to filibuster which I don't think should exist.
But if it's going to exist do with the way it was intended to be done so -- give him a lot of credit for that because while he was doing that.
Other Republicans were doing a silent filibuster which is a total cop out I think an abuse of the system to block in female federal court judge from district court judge excuse me from being appointed by the Obama administration was to me it's cowardice.
Because -- you want to block the person.
Go up and make your case publicly as to why you're holding up this this nominee.
And it you don't aren't willing do that is it tells me that you don't -- have a strong case to make.
I agree I do not support the denial of due process rights -- -- American and I multi also anti death penalty and that's consistent position I had.
Based on my own moral.
Parameters -- I will say this though I do have very serious concerns that the Rand Paul because.
He is anti the Civil Rights Act and I wouldn't have the rights and I have an African American in this country if it weren't for the Civil Rights Act.
So it's hard for me to stand behind someone who would.
Who would support some rights black support.
Begins others other writing his -- and so that that's a very hard thing for me.
Jim all the on the substance solve the issue on which.
-- -- Paul was talking.
Eric Holder the attorney general wrote him -- -- -- yesterday which say which says does the president have the constitutional right.
Decide whether to kill an American on American soil no -- he does not.
All settled no worries that about -- afternoon.
If it was that there was progress that's for sure but I I don't entirely trust anybody -- -- -- a letter and I don't think -- -- -- -- line when he says that I think it might change tomorrow.
That is not a letter from the attorney general's important but it does not exactly discuss.
X optical and executive orders -- level laws on this program the Supreme Court ruling.
So I think they should keep -- like those I -- The Rand Paul I suspect.
There's never an of course was your gonna kind of feel secure personal rights -- -- you know whatever his private opinions on and who knows but -- it's the thing he said it publicly well deserving.
I think he mumbled around on -- though.
During the campaign -- you serve so.
And he legal question you know entertainment that -- get it he's not know what he's not if you were president would you appear to be running for president he's not gonna -- that they think Saturday night don't keep them America from some extreme case of using drones.
And it's and have been talking of that it is also -- a point -- as you just did.
That he is almost certainly going to run for president in the publicity generated by this does have no -- -- -- and he's -- visibility and again this back the old fashioned way of doing things of that.
That the value created silent filibusters are -- are kind of a few but I do think you can do it didn't have much work why not just okay filibuster and go home and have a -- that we had a great result and advantage and -- it -- in the and that it's nice to know the political reward -- actually got the guts to say and stand up.
And not go to bathroom for thirteen hours to get away and as he said targeted the acting as it is but what do you think of of the politics of it the act itself that was there is something admirable and honorable about -- -- it if it really given that most people won't tell us out.
OK I got to wrap it up that -- that out and Jim Pickett thank you so much great to see you both have a wonderful weekend.
And of course Jim and -- you can see 230 and 11:30 PM eastern on Saturdays.
On FOX News Watch posted by -- -- dominated by Jim think today he is.
Thank you both have a great weekend.
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