Christie Taunts Paul: “When You’re [Just] Blowing Hot Air…You Can Say Stuff Like That”

Daniel Doherty
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Posted: Aug 06, 2015 10:15 PM
Christie Taunts Paul: “When You’re [Just] Blowing Hot Air…You Can Say Stuff Like That”

Perhaps the most heated exchange of the night. And it was over an explosive issue too: the National Security Administration (NSA). Gov. Christie argues that the mass collection of phone data is necessary and proper because it “jails terrorists.” It therefore saves lives. Sen. Paul, however, said such surveillance programs are unconstitutional and violate the Fourth Amendment. “I want to collect more records from terrorists, [and] less records from innocent Americans,” he said.

These two have sparred publicly in the past, by the way — but this was spectacular television: