Rand Paul bailed on a Parks and Recreation cameo because he thought he'd get ridiculed

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was slated to appear on Parks and Recreation but backed out at the last minute, according to the show's co-creator, Mike Schur.

"I think he thought we were making fun of him, or something, which we were not, at all," Schur told Hitfix. "We were in fact flattering him, by linking him to Ron."

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