All posts tagged "presidential debate"

  • Politics
    GOP Leaders Stike Hard In 6th Republican Debate; Trump, Cruz Brawl on Birther Issue

    Republican Presidentiables express their stand on different vital issues of the country during the sixth Republican Presidential...

  • Opinion
    Gingrich: The Miraculous Debate

    (Newt Gingrich) – Wednesday night’s presidential debate on CNBC may go down in history as a major turning...

  • Opinion
    Weinberg: CNBC’s Commercial Presidential Debate

    (Fred Weinberg) – If there was ever an exhibition of what is wrong with corporate America, it was on full display by Comcast subsidiary NBC Universal last night as CNBC hosted the Republican field of candidates for a debate. Apparently, Presidential debates have made it to pay TV before the World Series. Not...

  • Opinion
    Don’t blame CNBC Moderators for Debate Debacle; Blame GOP Leaders

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – The Republican Party. The stuck on stupid party.  The stupid is as stupid does party.  The fell-out-of-the-Stupid-Tree-and-hit-every-branch-on-the-way-down party. The party of such metaphysical stupidity that it continues to allow media outlets trying to make news and make a buck to host Republican presidential candidate debates and pick their...

  • Politics
    Galen: The CNBC Debate

    (Rich Galen, Mullings.com) – Here is what we’ve learned about the candidates through the first two GOP debates: Donald Trump is not only unafraid to play the rich kid in the schoolyard; he revels in it. Ben Carson doesn’t know what he’s talking about, but he says it in a very gentle and...

  • Opinion
    5 Reasons serious TV debates are impossible

    The forum precludes rational discussion (David Bier & Daniel Bier, FEE) – If you’re looking for a sober...

  • Politics
    Roll Call: Post-CNN Debate Thoughts

    (Stuart Rothenberg, Roll Call) – Given there are still four and one-half months until the Iowa caucuses, why...

  • Politics
    GOP candidates rise above gotcha formula

    (Rick Manning, NetRightDaily.com) – I hated the CNN debate format. Structured like a giant mud-wrestling match, CNN moderator,...

  • Politics
    GOP Debate: Fiorina’s breakout performance at Trump’s expense

    (Emily Cahn, Simone Pathé & Eli Yokley, Roll Call) – After bullying his way through the first Republican...

  • Politics
    Recap of the Republican Fox News Debate

    (Jim Clark) – What can we conclude about the first GOP presidential candidate mega-debate (24 million viewers according to Nielsen). There is a consensus that Carly Fiorina won the “happy hour” debate among the 7 candidates with lower poll numbers. As far as the 10 candidate main event, it depends on who you ask. Respected...

  • Politics
    Republican presidential debate recap

    (Rick Manning, NetRightDaily.com) – And they’re off. The Republican presidential campaign is off and running with the first...

  • Politics
    Bully Trump is whining about being picked on

    (Thomas Mitchell) – Donald Trump is a bully, who can dish it out but whines and whimpers and simpers when someone slaps his face for being crude, rude and a sexist pig. After Megan Kelly asked Trump about calling women he did not like “fat pigs, dogs, slobs, and disgusting animals,” Trump denied it....

  • Politics
    We Won! Yea.

    (Rich Galen, Mullings.com) – We’ve probably gone over this before, but there are some immutable rules for the staff surrounding political debates. First of all, reporters don’t watch debates from the hall. There are some in the “pool” – the group that watches from inside the hall in case a fight breaks out...

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