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Witness Rand Paul’s Epic Festivus Airing of Grievances

Rand Paul is taking Festivus seriously with a rant against politicians and Washington.

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Wednesday marks Festivus, the “Seinfeld”-inspired holiday where we gather around an aluminum pole, display feats of strength, and air our grievances. Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has apparently caught the holiday spirit, at least when it comes to the grievances bit.

Paul took to Twitter Wednesday to take shots at fellow Republicans, Democrats, and Washington in general. He kicked off his Festivus celebration with this tweet:

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Wednesday marks Festivus, the “Seinfeld”-inspired holiday where we gather around an aluminum pole, display feats of strength, and air our grievances. Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has apparently caught the holiday spirit, at least when it comes to the grievances bit.

Paul took to Twitter Wednesday to take shots at fellow Republicans, Democrats, and Washington in general. He kicked off his Festivus celebration with this tweet:

Then his holiday rant began.

He then took aim at his GOP opponents.

He then took a swipe at New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who infamously attended Dallas Cowboy games in the box of the team’s owner, Jerry Jones.

Then on to Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida.

Democrats also made Paul’s grievances list.

Hours later, Paul continued celebration, this time against what he perceives as government waste.

It’s unclear whether Paul’s rant would continue into Wednesday afternoon. But he should be wary of too many insults, as he could end up on Santa Claus’s naughty list. It’s going to take a Christmas miracle for Paul to win the nomination; right now, he’s polling at around 3 percent, compared to frontrunner Trump’s 35 percent.

And there’s still no word on whether Paul will display feats of strength.

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