Ron and Rand Paul Team Up to Deride Chris Christie's Win

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Nov. 7 2013 4:55 PM

Ron and Rand Paul Team Up to Deride Chris Christie's Win

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Is Christie stronger than the Paul storm?

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Across C-SPAN to Fox News, there was a symmetry of reactions to Chris Christie's win from the Ron Paul dynasty. First, Ron:

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Rand:

What Paul the Younger is referring to, by the way, is a multimillion-dollar ad campaign that matched fist-pumping Imagine Dragons soundalike music with the governor's family reading a script about how the shore was back.

Christie's doomed Democratic opponent Barbara Buono tried to make sport of those ads, joking that seeing Chris Christie on the beach didn't exactly make her want to rush there. Christie insisted that this was a fat joke.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.