Ron Paul Against Unconditional Myanmar Love

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HOW ABOUT NO? Paul (Photo: Getty Images)

Tuesday night, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) was the only member of the House of Representatives to vote against resolution conveying “condolences and sympathy” to the people in Myanmar affected by deadly Cyclone Nargis. It’s not all that surprising of a move for a guy who earned the nickname “Dr. No” by so frequently refusing to march along with the parade of feel-good legislative acts that often dominates the days of our Congress. (The resolution, it should be noted, doesn’t actually do anything for the people suffering in Myanmar.) You see, if you want to earn hollow well wishes from Ron Paul on the House floor, you have to do something a little more special than just get totally wiped out by a massive cyclone and then be left for dead by your own government. Like win a big football game! Here’s a quick look at some members of the elite group that has somehow managed to pry an “aye” from Dr. No in House votes on other do-nothing resolutions considered this year …

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