Video: Rand Paul might've just won over these Kentucky voters

A classic 2008 YouTube clip explains why Rand needn't worry about a Civil Rights Act gaffe costing him too much

Published May 20, 2010 6:05PM (EDT)

This beloved 2008 video -- titled "Patriotic drunk rednecks" -- explains why coming out against the Civil Rights Act just mightl help Rand Paul win Kentucky:

These guys are Kentucky Democrats. I can only imagine how Rand would go about appealing to Kentucky Republicans.

By Alex Pareene

Alex Pareene writes about politics for Salon and is the author of "The Rude Guide to Mitt." Email him at and follow him on Twitter @pareene

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