Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is taking a hammer to the brand of socialism espoused by his senatorial colleague and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.

The Republican candidate, who recently concluded a speaking tour at nine different college campuses in the earliest voting state of Iowa, told conservative radio personality Glenn Beck he tries to warn young voters of the perils of socialism.

"I've been trying to point out — I'm on a lot of college campuses, we have a big following on college campuses — there's nothing sexy and there's nothing cool about socialism," Paul told Beck during an interview Monday.

Beck pointed to Sanders' comments about "casino capitalism" during the first Democratic debate, and suggested the Vermont senator can "make a good case … about the way capitalism is immoral."

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