Article from NPR by Brakkton Booker.

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., took to social media to poke fun at his political colleagues including an “airing of grievances” about government waste, President Trump, Fox News and Washington politics overall in a tweetstorm on Saturday.

In a nod to the classic Seinfeld episode, the onetime presidential candidate, wished his 1.86 million Twitter followers a “Happy Festivus” — a made-up holiday meant to shine a light on the hypercommercialization of Christmas and to confront those who have disappointed throughout the year. Festivus, for those who “celebrate” it, typically falls on Dec. 23.

Paul kicked off the day with a simple tweet:

“Good morning and #Happy Festivus! Later today I will help you celebrate with some #AiringofGrievances.”

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