Christie-Paul war of words continues

If nothing else, the war that has broken out between Libertarian Rand Paul and establishment governor Chris Christie has served to illuminate the fractures in the Republican party on almost every issue of importance. What began as a debate over national security has now become a war of words over spending - with both men accusing the other of pork barrell politics. Politico: Sen. Rand Paul slammed Chris Christie's on Tuesday, calling the GOP governor the "king of bacon," adding another jab in a string of attacks the two Republicans have thrown at each other in recent days. "This is the king of bacon talking about bacon," the Republican from Kentucky said on CNN's "The Situation Room." "You know, we have two military bases in Kentucky, and is Governor Christie recommending that we shut down our military bases? ... No what this debate really is about is that in order to have enough money for national defense, which I think is a priority for the government, you have to be...(Read Full Post)