The Mystery of the Rand Paul Ruckus

When Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (R) was randomly assaulted by his neighbor of 17 years, anesthesiologist Rene Boucher, over the weekend, his communications director downplayed the incident, insisting that Senator Paul was “fine.”

Initial reports indicated that the two neighbors had an ongoing conflict over [“landscaping”…

In a sucker move, Boucher attacked Paul on Saturday, November 4 from behind as Paul dismounted from his riding lawnmower while still wearing earplugs. The assault broke six of Paul’s ribs and resulted in a “pleural effusion,” or a fluid build-up in his chest. The senator may not be able to return to Congress for several weeks.