President Barack Obama arrives aboard Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., following a trip to Newport News, Va., Feb. 26, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

President Barack Obama arrives aboard Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., following a trip to Newport News, Va., Feb. 26, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

“There are many things I disagree with Chuck Hagel on, there are many things I disagree with John Kerry on, there are very few things I agree with the president on, but the president gets to choose political appointees,” Paul said. [Buzzfeed]

THIS is what the Senate used to be about. Respecting that elections have consequences and not denying the power voters put in the hands of the person who beat you.