Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) was not present at Tuesday night’s GOP presidential candidate debates, but that gave him the ability to let fly with some zingers while live-blogging the discussion between the top eight candidates at Sidewire.com
Graham, who was dropped out of the undercard debate because of his low poll totals, opened the night with some “advice” for Tuesday’s speakers:
He also quipped that he was in an “undisclosed location” watching the debate, adding, “Live free or die.”
As the debate went on, the Tea Party senator not only threw barbs at Carly Fiorina:
But Donald Trump, particularly when it came to immigration; Graham was part of the bipartisan “Group of 8” that hammered out an immigration reform proposal that ultimately stalled in the House.
When the Daily Caller’s Tucker Carlson tried to stick up for Trump later in the debate, Graham was not having it:
Fellow Tea Party Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) was also the subject of a harsh post related to foreign policy:
Graham also razzed Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) — though more good-naturedly — when McCain entered the discussion with some kind words: