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The Damned Donating Member (284 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-22-10 01:56 AM
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37. Rand Paul Cancels On "Meet The Press," Only 3rd Guest to Do So in 62 Years
Edited on Fri May-21-10 10:55 PM by The Damned
Source: The Huffington Post

Following a week of unsparingly critical press coverage, Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul is now seeking to limit his national exposure.

A spokesperson for the Tea Party-endorsed candidate informed NBC News late Friday afternoon that an exhausted Paul was canceling his interview on Sunday's "Meet the Press," Betsy Fischer, the executive producer for the program, told the Huffington Post.

"We booked him on Wednesday. Everything was set and then his press person emailed this afternoon that he was very sorry but he wants to cancel the interview. We tried appealing to the press person to not much avail," Fischer said.

Both Fischer and host David Gregory have since sent direct appeals to Paul's campaign manager to talk to the candidate over the phone with the goal of getting him to reverse his decision. But it appears the Paul camp isn't budging.

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"Exhausted?" Yeah. Right. I've seen people half-dead on MTP, 'cause they know that it's the Big Leagues, baby!

Seems like the teabbagers have nominated a guy with no, ahem, BAGS!
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