Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul may have attempted to cry uncle in his ongoing feud with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, but if anyone thought the infighting among Republicans was going to be over any time soon, they're sadly mistaken. Rep. Peter King got his digs in on Paul during an interview on CNN this Wednesday and said the senator's views reminded him of Hitler appeasers in the '30's.
Pass the popcorn: Rep. Peter King says Sen. Rand Paul reminds him of Hitler appeasers:
In the feud between Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R), Congressman Peter King (R-NY) is firmly on the side of Christie.
Speaking to CNN on Wednesday, King compared Paul to those who advocated a policy of appeasement towards Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
“He talks about us wanting to start wars and somehow people enjoy war and he talks about how we want to bomb everything,” he said. “Is that what he thinks our military does?”
“What this reminds me of, someone like Senator Paul and others in that isolationist wing,” King continued, “you know the Republicans had this debate back in the 1930s when you had the isolationists and the Charles Lindberghs saying we should appease Hitler, then the Democrats had it in the 1960s when the anti-war movement blamed America first and in both cases it hurt the party for years, each party was hurt for years.”
King's likely to throw his hat in there this time around as well. It's amusing watching all of them attempt to call the other ones "liberals" as though that's the worst insult in the world any of them can come up with. There's nothing "liberal" about any of this bunch.
Full transcript via CNN below the fold.