The Other McCain

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DNC Debate Night I: The Aftermath

Stephen Green nails it: “It was a high-speed multiperson press conference where the questions were asked by cheerleaders. That’s the show the DNC wanted, and it’s the show NBC delivered.” Julian Castro had the biggest gaffe of the night: In the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development […]

First Round of Democrat Presidential Debates Tonight at 9 p.m. ET on MSNBC

Ten candidates, including Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and washed-out wonderboy Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke, will take the stage tonight in Miami, and i’ve got my TV tuned to MSNBC already. The pre-debate discussion — currently being anchored by Nicolle Wallace — is insane. Can’t imagine how the actual debate will be. UPDATE: Swear to God, […]

Marianne Williamson Will Share DNC Debate Stage With Biden and Bernie

Email from the author-turned-presidential-candidate: It’s official! The DNC drew straws [Friday] to see who would be speaking on what night at that debates. I’ll be on the stage Thursday, June 27th with: Sanders Harris Biden Mayor Pete Bennett Swalwell Gillibrand Yang Hickenlooper I couldn’t be more pumped. This is very exciting. Heh heh heh — […]

No, Donald Trump Won the Debate

  Liberals are calling Monday night’s debate a win for Hillary Clinton, as might be expected, and even producing snap polls claiming to support this claim as a fact, as might also be expected, I guess. However, the reality is that Donald Trump did not lose the debate, and thereby won. What was Trump’s basic […]

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton Debate: Who Hates America More?

“Our elites are fixated on how disappointed they are with the tawdry public precisely because that allows them to avoid examining their own colossal failures.” — Ace of Spades, 2011 Ed Driscoll quoted Ace in the context of reminding us how much liberals hate America, or at least that part of America where white heterosexual […]

GOP to NBC: Drop Dead

Matthew Boyle at Breitbart reports: The Republican National Committee (RNC) officially voted on Monday afternoon to sever its business relationship with NBC News for the previously-scheduled Feb. 26, 2016, GOP presidential primary debate, Breitbart News has learned. The Debate Committee for the RNC met via conference call and after hearing updates from RNC chairman Reince […]

Will Cruz Cruise or Get Trumped?

  The battle for Iowa seems to be coming down to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz vs. Donald Trump. Of course, there are likely to be five candidates still in the race after the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses, but the debate Thursday highlighted the clash between Cruz and Trump: Donald Trump and Ted Cruz clashed Thursday […]

Rubio Knocks Out Jeb Bush in Debate

  The general consensus, and also my own personal opinion, is that Marco Rubio was the big winner of Wednesday’s Republican presidential debate on CNBC. Polls have shown Rubio stuck in the second tier behind the two “outsider” candidates who are the current front-runners, Donald Trump and Ben Carson. Rubio is young, smart and articulate, […]

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