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Republican presidential debate goes below the belt

So it’s come to this: A real life measuring contest at a Republican presidential debate.

“If there’s anyone who deserved to be attacked, it’s Donald Trump,” he added.

Trump then summoned up Rubio’s criticism of his hands.

“Look at those hands. Are they small hands?” he asked.

“And, he referred to my hands. If they’re small, something else must be small,” he said, a not so subtle reference to his genitals. “I guarantee you there’s no problem, I guarantee you.”

We never thought we'd be writing about this, either.

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Greg Bluestein is a political reporter who covers the governor's office and state politics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.