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Remember this that Joe Biden said about Rudy Giuliani?

"There's only three things he mentions in a sentence -- a noun, a verb, and 9/11."
Well, Chris Christie has some of Guiliani's advisors, and he did a full Guiliani on Rand Paul recently:
“This strain of libertarianism that’s going through parties right now and making big headlines I think is a very dangerous thought,” the New Jersey GOP governor said on Thursday at a Republican governors forum in Aspen, Colo. “You can name any number of people and (Paul is) one of them.”

snip

“These esoteric, intellectual debates — I want them to come to New Jersey and sit across from the widows and the orphans and have that conversation. And they won’t, because that’s a much tougher conversation to have,” Christie said.

The next attack that comes, that kills thousands of Americans as a result, people are going to be looking back on the people having this intellectual debate and wondering whether they put …” Christie said before trailing off.

Politico: Chris Christie: Rand Paul ‘dangerous’

Interesting splits within the parties on this issue.  

Rand Paul responded:

“Chris (Crist)ie thinks freedom is dangerous. Dangerous is borrowing money from China to send to people who burn our flag,” one tweet read.
Politico: Chris Christie: Rand Paul ‘dangerous’

Don't know what that means, but I don't speak Republican.  

Waiving 9/11 has been very effective for years.  We'll see if Christie can use it to his advantage.   Meanwhile Rubio and Cruz are competing for the Joe McCarthy dumbshit award.

As the Republicans jockey over who will lose to Hillary Clinton in 2016, popcorn sales are up.

Originally posted to TomP on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 10:11 AM PDT.

Also republished by My Old Kentucky Kos.

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