74 Things I Learned from the GOP Fox News Debate

That Fox News debate may have been the lowest in American history. But I’m getting ahead of myself. On the morning of March 3, 2016, Mitt Romney gave a speech. He said the Republican nominee should be either Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, or John Kasich. He gave the speech that Jeb Bush should have given at any point over the past six months. He spoke about the problems of the future but also of the bright potential we have as a nation. But really, it boiled down to this: Donald…

Rubio punches Trump in latest GOP debate

Those who tuned in for last night’s Republican primary debate saw a lively, rowdy, jumbled fight, and now that the field is down to five, it made it easier for candidates to go after the front-runner, and they did. Here’s what I got out of it. 1. MARCO RUBIO CAN SLAY THE TROLL – How do you beat a bully? You punch him in the face and mock him. Rubio turned Trump into a joke. He exposed Trump’s lack of depth on pretty much every issue, and he managed to…

New York values, anyone?

In last week’s Republican debate a furor developed over Senator Ted Cruz’s comments on “New York Values.” “Everybody understands that the values in New York City are socially liberal and pro-abortion and pro-gay marriage,” Senator Cruz said. “And focus on money and the media. Not a lot of conservatives come out of Manhattan,” he concluded. “I’m just saying.” The remarks were intended to reflect on Donald Trump’s New York City roots, questioning his true commitment to more conservative values and positions in his campaign. What the comments actually did was…

Aftermath of the CNN Republican debate

I watched the afternoon debate live, and I watched the primetime debate on DVR. How did everyone do? I’ll do this in order of where they currently stand in the national polls. Afternoon 13. RICK SANTORUM – His most memorable line was “Not all Muslims are jihadis, but all jihadis are Muslim.” Santorum tried to distinguish himself by being tough on Islam. He tried to redefine it, saying it wasn’t just a religion but a governmental movement, pretty much made it sound like if we let in enough Muslims, they’re…

56 things I learned from the CNBC #GOPDebate

Before I get to the 56 things I learned from the primetime CNBC #GOPdebate, I will first go over 12 things I learned from the afternoon debate. 12 things I learned in the afternoon debate Participants: George Pataki, Lindsey Graham, Rick Santorum, Bobby Jindal 1. The CNBC camera crew doesn’t know who Bobby Jindal is. When they introduced him, the cameras stayed on Rick Santorum. 2. Jindal said when politicians speak, don’t listen to them. Look at what they do. Says he’s the only one who’s shrunk government. 3. Santorum…