Rand Paul lashed out at the "loony left" for pressing him on his view of the 1964 Civil Rights Act in an interview with Laura Ingraham this morning.
"I’ve never really favored any change in the Civil Rights Act," he said. "They seem to have unleashed some of the loony left on me."
Paul called the Civil Rights Act "settled" but suggested he does view federal regulation of private business on matters of racial discrimination as fundamentally unconstitutional.
A sympathetic Ingraham questioned his political judgement in appearing on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show, where he was pressed on the question yesterday...........