This morning on CNN Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, an “idiot” for his views of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

“For someone in Texas to be talking about FEMA perhaps being defunded really does rise to idiocy and hypocrisy. I mean what state has benefited more than Texas over the years from declarations of disasters. … This is pure politics playing out across individual’s misery,” Malloy said.

It’s unclear if Paul has responded. Asked about the exchange this afternoon at a storm briefing about Paul, Malloy quipped “who?”

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