By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The Republican National Committee's new special panel to study where the party went wrong in this year's election is already taking heat from leaders who say the RNC's first priority should be addressing its own ineptitude and cronyism and reining in the rampant profiteering of consultants.
Occasionally, embattled Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus gets a star and two smiley faces for bustling into action, intent on steering weary Republicans towards political productivity.
Republicans kicked off Mitt Romney's national convention Monday with the banging of a gavel before a smattering of delegates as Tropical Storm Isaac led them to cancel most of the opening-day program.
"This is a time of great opportunity for the Republican Party," she insists.
"It's a mess all around and it's fraught with risk," she said. "It's not good for anybody — particularly the people impacted by the storm."