During a livestream of his campaign Tuesday, Rand Paul confirmed that he was still running for president, telling voters that he "wouldn't be doing this dumb-ass live-streaming" if he were not.
The livestream presented a typical day on the campaign trail, which included a car ride, a monologue about the Bill of Rights, and a read-off of the most popular Google searches with Paul's name.
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One of the top Google hits asked, "Is Rand Paul still running for president?"
"I don't know," Paul said. "I wouldn't be doing this dumb-ass livestreaming if I weren't."
The concept of a livestream was lost on Paul, however.
"This is not live—we can edit this, right?" he asked.
Paul said that the video feed was an attempt to "get into a different venue," tapping into a younger audience that might not watch cable news.
The campaign had trouble going viral. The feed froze for an hour at a time, randomly flashing back to a shot of Paul speaking to college students or Paul playing Metallica from his phone.
When asked why he was doing the live feed, Paul appeared dejected.
"I wish I knew," he said. "I’ve been saying, I don’t want to do this, I don’t want to do this and all of the sudden I'm doing this."
Paul has witnessed a steady decline in poll numbers and campaign dollars, with some speculating that he will soon drop out of the race. He is polling at 2.7 percent, according to a Real Clear Politics average.