When People #StandWithRand, What Else Do They Have to Say? (What About You?)
Whatever else you might think about Republican Senator Rand Paul, he’s no Jeb Bush. Since Jeb Bush launched his #RightToRise hashtag on Twitter in January, it’s mostly been empty, only occasionally visited by people making fun of him. Jeb Bush has little popular support as a presidential candidate. Rand Paul clearly has a following, on the other hand. His #StandWithRand hashtag has been spoofed — spotted with “supportive” photoshopped campaign messages from fictionalizations of the mass killers Timothy McVeigh and James Holmes. But the Twitter stream for #StandWithRand is also quite active beyond the spoofing, featuring 756 “Tweets” within just the past 15 minutes. In these Tweets, the following words appear most often:
What words do you have to offer? What do you think of Rand Paul as a candidate for President?