Presidential candidate and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) took to Twitter on “Festivus” to participate in one of the fictional holiday’s rituals: an “airing of grievances.”
His first round early Wednesday morning, Paul took digs at real-estate mogul Donald Trump, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida), and Democratic hopeful and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont).
He started with — who else? — Trump, referencing his use of the word “schlonged” in a Hillary Clinton attack Monday:
Next up was Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas):
He took a not-so-subtle swipe at Carson’s soft-spoken nature:
Then, a shot at New Jersey Gov Chris Christie’s fandom of the Dallas Cowboys:
Next up was Rubio, a fellow senator whose consistent absences from his day job have drawn scrutiny on the campaign trail:
He paid “respectivus” to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), who dropped out of the race on Monday:
And dinged former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s (R) speaking style:
Finally, he didn’t so much air a grievance against former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina as take a shot at Clinton’s reported Democratic debate bathroom break:
And he told Sanders that he wasn’t Santa Claus:
Paul says there’s more to come later…
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