(CNN) - They're at it again.
Rand Paul was asked in a recent interview to name one word when he thinks of fellow Republican Chris Christie.
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"Bridges?" he said with a knowing grin during a sit-down with KET's Bill Goodman.
The Kentucky senator’s dig marks the latest round in the back-and-forth between the two potential presidential contenders - a feud started last year in a war of words about surveillance and government spending.
Christie’s administration has been rocked by scandal over suggestions top appointees orchestrated the closure of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge last year – causing big traffic tie ups - as political payback for a local mayor who did not back the governor’s reelection.
A state legislative committee is spearheading an investigation, while federal prosecutors are also reviewing the matter.
Although there is no evidence that Christie was involved, the scrutiny and the resulting controversy continues to dog him. It has also raised questions about his leadership and forceful governing style that has been popular with New Jersey voters.
Paul was also asked to briefly describe other potential White House rivals, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry, another conservative with whom Paul has recently sparred.
"It's hard to put it in one word," Paul said. "I like the fact that he has been for more power for states and for less government in his state. We have some disagreements on some other things.
Hillary Clinton? "Yesterday's news," he said.
Barack Obama? "Affable but often ineffectual."
Marco Rubio? "Thoughtful and part of the answer to making our party bigger - a good, new face for our party."
Paul on bridge scandal: People shouldn't feel bullied by govt.
Both would destroy our country.
Rant Paul in one word: "Bircher"....
A fat guy will never be President again. Gone are the Buchanan and Grover Cleveland days.
I would use the more generic scandal. or perhaps corruption.
For paul it would have o be lightweight, or fraud.
I thought for sure he would say the F-word "Fatman". You thought otherwise tisk , Tisk ...
Can you imagine how entertaining the Republican primary is going to be in 2016? Rand, Chris, Marco, Ted, Rick, maybe even another Bush...It's going to be awesome! Now, if only we could get a serious wing nut or two in the mix...maybe Sarah! I cannot wait!
Let the mudslinging begin
Rand Paul , in order to win his Senate election, started a anti Civil Rights Campaign, that rivals any other. He clearly stated on television, that he believed Business's, should have the right to refuse service to African Americans and Hispanics and that he believed and supported it and considered it a Constitutional Right, that is his version of going back to the Good Old Days. He is also a proven plagiarist. A nice way of saying a Liar. If he thinks he has a better chance than Christie, I have news for both of them, they are both rotten choices.
How could a reasonable, rational person describe Rand Paul in one word? I certainly cannot do so.
When I see him, or hear him or his name, I think "Un-American," "Arrogant," "Judgmental," "Self-Absorbed," "Hater," "Self-Deluded," "Out-of-Touch" – – – to name a few.
He is as vulgar as his father, only Rand Paul does it with a bit more polish.
Bridges: If Christie gets on one, it falls into the river.
Rand Paul and Chris Christie do have one word in common. Loser.
These guys are going to beat Hillary?
The word s "chicken" and "coward" describe Rand Paul, the man too scared to chat with Erica Andiola. Why is he even relevant?
One is a libertarian and the other is a closet Democrat.
A cheap shot by Rand about an ongoing investigation
One word to describe Rick Perry idiot.
Rand Paul in two words: also ran.
Christie in one word.....pompous
All this just to see who gets to DRIVE the Republican clown car in 2016. Thoughtful Americans already know where Republicans will drive the clown car...........right over a cliff. Paul, Christie, Perry, Santorum, Rubio????? What a bunch of fools (no offense meant to any true, old fashioned clowns out there!)
Oh, this is going to be entertaining....a flip-flopping, fake doctor and a corrupt, huge chicken McNugget going at it.
Presidential contenders? Is this really the Republican party now? The party that Lincoln took to the White House is dead. This party is the soulless spawn of Lee Atwater and Karl Rove.
My crystal ball tells me, ReDumbClowns may never win presidency for decades.
There is so much to know about Chris Christie. Google "Chris Christie mafia" Then google "Chris Christie Bernie Madoff" Then google "Chris Christie Port Authority funds." Then google "Chris Christie Super Storm Sandy funds," Then try "Chris Christie bully" Then google "Chris Christie Bridgegate" Then you might try " Chris Christie "investigations" or "Chris Christie New Jersey Pensions." Finally for your first session, you might try "Christie Christie impeachment.". This man does not have merely skeletons in his closet. He has graveyards. He is unfit for public trust and should be removed as governor of New Jersey as soon as possible.
How about 'swine' 'fatty' 'muffen-top' 'scum', any of those and I'm leaning towards 'swine'.
The GOP clownfest continues. It's as if they're not even really trying anymore. If I were Republican, I'd be embarrassed.