It just wouldn’t be useful for Republicans to investigate other Republicans. This is awful, but I’m giving Paul a special bullshit bump because of the people out there who want to give this idiot credit because sometimes he does vary from his party’s orthodoxy. Some will even give him credit for this form of “honesty.”
“I just don’t think it’s useful to be doing investigation after investigation, particularly of your own party. We’ll never even get started with doing the things we need to do, like repealing Obamacare, if we’re spending our whole time having Republicans investigate Republicans. I think it makes no sense,” Paul said.
But this kind of obvious, self-serving hypocrisy stinks from the head. Paul clearly had no problem with the perpetual partisan investigations during the Obama administration, which took a great deal of time away from any sort of positive legislative action that Republicans could, theoretically, have engaged in, if they cared about legislating positively.
What Paul has a problem with is bipartisan governance and oversight. He swings like a pendulum between sucking up to his ignorant Kentucky GOP core and building his pot-smoking-college-professor image (think Donald Sutherland in “Animal House”) among the young nerdy libertarian set who voted for Gary Johnson and think Paul is “fascinating” and “real.” He’s neither. He’s just another GOP dick.
And just dicking around is his specialty.