Rand Paul aide known as ‘Southern Avenger’ steps down

Sen. Rand PaulCNN – An aide to Sen. Rand Paul who had taken heat recently for his past as a pro-Southern secessionist has resigned his position as the senator’s new media director.

Moira Bagley, Paul’s spokesperson, confirmed Monday that Jack Hunter had submitted his resignation and the senator has accepted it.

Hunter, who once used the persona “Southern Avenger” while hosting a radio show, will resume his career as a political pundit, according to the Daily Caller.

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