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Lindsey Graham Should Have Bombed His Cell Phone to Stay On-Message

South Carolina's hawkish senator dials up a response to Donald Trump's revealing his personal cell-phone number.

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On Tuesday, GOP carnival barker and presidential candidate Donald Trump decided to give out the cell-phone number of Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. On Wednesday, Graham responded with a soon-to-be-viral video featuring himself destroying his old-school flip phone in a variety of creative ways: in a blender, in a toaster oven served with Bagel Bites, with a cleaver.

Here at Foreign Policy, we have only one comment for the viral hitmakers over at IJReview: How does this video not feature Graham bombing his cell phone? Given that’s how he prefers to solve many world problems, one can’t help but wonder whether Graham at some point considered calling in an airstrike on his clamshell.

Image credit: YouTube/IJReview

Elias Groll is a staff writer at Foreign Policy covering cyberspace. @EliasGroll

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