The Rand Paul clap gap: Why the GOP is afraid to have a real debate about foreign policy

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As Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on Tuesday ended, cameras panned around the chamber and focused on a few important senators who were giving the Israeli prime minister a standing ovation. For a few seconds they landed on Rand Paul.

And that’s when people lost their minds. You see, Paul wasn’t clapping enthusiastically enough. It was a clap gap! How did he fail to catch the clap as it spread through Congress?

http://theweek.com/articles/542480/rand-paul-clap-gap-why-gop-afraid-have-real-debate-about-foreign-policy

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