Former LEO Editor Cary Stemle has penned a story for Time about Saturday’s GOP unity rally.

Whatever discomfort party insiders may have with Paul, none of it was voiced publicly at the Saturday morning event. Everyone who spoke at the rally — from former Republican National Committee chairman Mike Duncan to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell — stressed the importance of retaining the seat being vacated by Sen. Jim Bunning, and sought to unify the race by invoking ire against President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi.