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Before the debate, top Romney aide hits Perry adviser on Twitter

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      Matt K. Lewis

      Matt K. Lewis is a senior contributor to The Daily Caller, and a contributing editor for The Week. He is a respected commentator on politics and cultural issues, and has been cited by major publications such as The Washington Post and The New York Times. Matt is from Myersville, MD and currently resides in Alexandria, VA. Follow Matt K. Lewis on Twitter <a>@mattklewis</a>.

The GOP debate is still hours away, but the opening salvo of a Twitter proxy war between top Romney and Perry advisers may have already begun.

Top Romney aide Eric Fehrnstrom responded on Twitter to top Perry aide Dave Carney this morning, writing:

(Earlier this year, Fehrnstrom came under fire for a fake Twitter account he created.)

Is this just some pre-debate fun, or a harbinger of things to come? My guess is we should expect some more fireworks between the principals tonight…