Rand Paul Still Talking, But I Have Only One Espresso Left!


As Rand Paul enters hour number 9 of his filibuster against the nomination of John Brennan, the PolicyMic office is officially down to its last espresso capsule. It remains to be seen whether I'll use it sooner rather than later, but needless to say, it's a dire situation here in Midtown, Manhattan. 

Paul shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, it looks like he's getting even stronger, like a tropical storm heading to the Caribbean. Earlier some of us at the office entered into a pool on how long Paul would end up speaking for:

Laura Donovan: 7 hours 45 minutes

Elena Sheppard: 9 hours 35 minutes

Liam Boylan-Pett 9 hours 42 minutes

Caira Conner: 9 hours 47 minutes

Michael Luciano: 10 hours 28 minutes

Tom McKay: 10 hours 37 minutes

Alex Marin: 24 hours 10 minutes

Each of the losers has to buy the person whose guess was closest a drink.