Rand Paul airs ‘Festivus’ grievances, roasts other politicians

Rand Paul
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican candidate for president, responds to a question during a meeting of the Economic Club of Las Vegas at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

(WCMH/NBC News)–December 23, as “Seinfeld” fans know, is when people celebrate a holiday called Festivus.

The holiday was first mentioned in a 1997 episode, and has become a popular comic celebration. Traditions include a Festivus pole, dinner, feats of strength and an “airing of grievances.”

For the third straight year, Paul aired his grievances on Twitter.

He took aim at Donald Trump’s recent use of the Yiddish-derived word “schlonged,” which the GOP frontrunner insists is not “vulgar.”

Paul made sure fellow GOP candidates Ben Carson and Jeb Bush knew exactly how he felt about their debate performances.

He also poked fun at Hillary Clinton, who was absent from the stage for a few minutes during Saturday’s Democratic debate because the line in the bathroom was too long.

And he addressed Bernie Sanders, as well.

Paul took a few digs at the National Security Administration, though he added they probably knew everything he was going to say.

Even President Barack Obama wasn’t safe.

There is no word yet on if Paul will wrestle his father during the “feats of strength” portion of his Festivus.

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