Rand Paul Swims in the Dead Sea

01.14.13 7:30 PM ET

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Rand Paul's recent Israel visit included a dip in the Dead Sea. Discouting the gross factor of swimming in that saline cesspool, there are some awesome images. (Insert joke about senators from Appalachia). Business Insider's Grace Wyler, who followed the Kentucky senator around the Holy Land, has more of these wonderful photos.