Talk about sequester - doesn't everybody? - Sen. Rand Paul, the self-styled Republican economic fortress from Kentucky, says he can't understand what the fuss is all about. The cuts would be nothing more than a "pittance", he says, which is more than a lot of people will be forced to live on. And a "yawn". But who can really sleep with this loopy guy on the loose in the corridors on Capitol Hill?
Abe Zaidan has been a professional journalist and freelance writer for more than forty years. He was the Ohio correspondent for the Washington Post, as well as a political columnist at the Akron Beacon Journal.