Bridget Coyne

Trev can only dream about having a million tweets sent about something he has said or done

More than a million tweets were sent about Rand Paul’s remarkable filibuster the other day. You see when you actually stand for something and don;t just post photos of cats on Facebook and inane jokes people take you seriously.

Twitter?reported?Thursday afternoon on its blog that more than a million tweets were sent during Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul?s near-13 hour filibuster on the Senate floor Wednesday,?placing?the conversation almost on par with the 1.36 million tweets sent about President Barack Obama?s most recent State of the Union address.

Paul took to the Senate floor at approximately 11:47 a.m. EST to?filibuster?the Senate?s confirmation vote of White House?adviser?John Brennan as the new head of the CIA, pending an explanation from the White House as to whether it believes President Barack Obama could?justifiably?use domestic drone strikes to execute American citizens without due process.? Read more »