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  • The Sarcastic Definition of the Day: Debate

    08/27/2015 10:22:12 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 4 replies
    American Irony ^ | 8-27-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • Foxs Luntz blasted Trump at Koch Seminar (Luntz F-Bombs on Trump)

    08/18/2015 9:58:35 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 86 replies
    Politico ^ | 3-18-2015 | Hadas Gold and Kenneth P. Vogel
    Donald Trumps feud with GOP pollster Frank Luntz escalated Monday with Trump calling on Fox News to fire Luntz from overseeing its post-debate focus groups, and Luntz launching a profanity-laden tirade to describe the real estate showman turned renegade presidential candidate. In an interview with POLITICO, Luntz said Trump and Democratic presidential insurgent Bernie Sanders are delivering a big f- you to the elites in America. And that resonates on both sides, Luntz said. But f- you doesnt solve anything. F- you doesnt make life any better. F- you makes you feel good, but it doesnt get...
  • Donald Trump Campaign Rally in Hampton, New Hampshire

    08/14/2015 9:17:39 PM PDT · by Sontagged · 27 replies
    CSPAN ^ | 8/14/15 | CSPAN
    August 14, 2015 Republican 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke to supporters at a rally at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton, New Hampshire.
  • Chris Wallace on Trump: I Dont Think He Particularly Likes Tough Questions....

    08/13/2015 3:00:00 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 81 replies
    Fox News Radio ^ | August 13, 2015 | Kilmeade and Friends
    Chris Wallace, anchor of Fox News Sunday, spoke with Kilmeade & Friends about his debate questions to Donald Trump. Wallace also weighed in on the use of phone interviews on Sunday shows. Wallaces reaction to Trumps criticism of his debate questions: I dont think he particularly likes tough questionsthey were tough questions and I dont apologize for anything I asked. On the bankruptcy question: You cant ask him about his voting record, you cant ask him about his record as governor of a state because all he has is his business record. Its a little unusual he was involved in...
  • Trump And Kelly - Time To Get Past It Already

    08/13/2015 8:37:54 AM PDT · by LRoggy · 24 replies
    Vanity | 8/13/15 | LRoggy
    Haven't we beaten this to death already? In my opinion neither side came out of this looking very professional and the quicker we conservatives put this behind us the better. Is Trump a conservative in the classic sense we mostly support here? Not likely. Is Kelly the conservative newscaster we hope she would be? Not as much as some of us hope. But before this debate squabble started we would have thought both of them were on our side of the spectrum and frankly if you put both on a see-saw they would both tilt right. I'm not going to...
  • The September CNN debate will be pretty much a rerun of the Fox format

    08/12/2015 7:13:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/12/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    It’s still over a month until the next GOP debate, hosted by CNN and the Reagan Library and moderated by Jake Tapper, but we are getting word that the format may be strangely familiar to viewers of the recent spectacle. The hosts have begun sending out invitations already and giving what sound like confirmed details of how it will play out. The similarities are rather hard to ignore. (Yahoo News) All but one of the 17 Republicans vying for the party’s presidential nomination have made the cut so far for the next debates hosted by CNN, the network said...
  • TED CRUZ RAISES $1 MILLION IN FIRST 100 HOURS AFTER DEBATE

    08/11/2015 1:19:03 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/11/2015 | by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    FRANKLIN, TN Speaking to a standing-room-only crowd, Senator Sen. Ted Cruz announced that he has raised more than one million dollars in the first 100 hours after last Thursdays GOP Presidential candidate debate on Fox News. The debate, marked by a notable dust-up between front runner Donald Trump and Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly, drew record ratingsover 24 million watched. Ill announce something here for the first time, Cruz told the cheering audience. In the one hundred hours that followed the debate, our campaign raised over one million dollars, he added to even louder cheers. In a statement issued by...
  • Nancy Reagan invites 16 candidates to CNN debate

    08/11/2015 6:38:53 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 69 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 8/10/2015 | Jeremy Diamond
    Former First Lady Nancy Reagan is inviting 16 Republican presidential candidates to participate in the CNN/Reagan Library presidential debate on September 16. Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore, who participated in the debate of lower-tier candidates last week, has not yet been invited. Candidates must achieve an average of at least 1% of support in three recognized national polls before September 10 to be included in the debate, as well as meeting other criteria. The top 10 contenders who made it into the primetime Fox News/Facebook debate last week - Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson, Ted...
  • A Tough Day for the President and his Party

    08/11/2015 4:02:14 AM PDT · by Din Maker · 3 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | August 10,2015 | Michael Barone
    Thursday was the biggest night of the political year so far, for what happened on the stage at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena and for what happened offstage as well. The stage was the scene of the first two Republican presidential debates, hosted by Fox News, which lasted some 200 minutes between 5 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time. What happened there did not go unnoticed. According to overnight Nielsen ratings, the two-hour prime time debate got a rating as high as the National Basketball Finals almost triple the highest rating of a Republican debate in the 2012 cycle and...
  • O'Malley: Sparse debate schedule 'undemocratic' (Outrage before the coronation?)

    08/10/2015 9:03:32 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/10/15 | Jesse Byrnes
    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is keeping pressure on the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to increase the number of Democratic presidential debates. "We're making a big mistake, as Democrats, if we try to limit debate and have an undemocratic process," O'Malley said Monday on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports." "Shame on us as a party if the DNC tries to limit debate and prevents us from being able to put forward a better path for our people that will make the economy work for all of us again," he said. O'Malley who trails front-runner Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders...
  • Joe Scarborough Criticizes Fox News for 'Gotcha' Debate Questions

    08/10/2015 12:50:24 PM PDT · by Titus-Maximus · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/10/15 | Joe Scarborough
    Monday on MSNBCs Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough criticized Fox News for targeting Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump during Thursdays GOP presidential debate. Scarborough referred specifically to what he deemed to be gotcha questions and suggested the focus should have been on policy instead. Reince Priebus had decided to ban networksthis one, and I would have if were Reince Priebus too, so Im not knocking him I would never give MSNBC a Republican debate right now, Scarborough said. Pretty soon I wouldthings are changing really quickly at this network. But a year ago? Never. I undersand that. But the...
  • MARK LEVIN: FOX NEWS, MEGYN KELLY HOSTED A NATIONAL ENQUIRER DEBATE, NOT A REPUBLICAN DEBATE

    08/10/2015 8:18:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/09/2015 | Robert Wilde
    Lawyer, constitutional scholar, best selling author, and conservative talk radio host Mark Levin, in an interview on the Breitbart News Saturday radio program, expressed outrage at the Thursday night GOP presidential debate hosted by Fox News. Levin asserted, I think that we were all duped. The fact of the matter is that this was a ratings gambit. Levin spoke to the programs host, Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon on the phone, while riding a train to a book signing event in Huntington, Long Island for his latest best seller, Plunder and Deceit: Big Governments Exploitation of Young People...
  • Trump: Megyn Kelly should apologize to me

    08/10/2015 7:51:05 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 124 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 10, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    Businessman Donald Trump on Monday tried to move beyond his controversial remark that Fox News host Megyn Kelly had "blood coming out of her ... wherever," saying he was not the one who should apologize. "The fact is she asked me a very inappropriate question. She should really be apologizing to me," the Republican presidential candidate said Monday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
  • Megyn Kelly takes heat as Donald Trump doubles down, refuses to apologize

    08/10/2015 7:40:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/09/2015 | By M. Catharine Evans
    Three days after the GOP debate, the topic on Sundays news shows was still Donald Trump vs. Megyn Kelly. Trump refused to apologize for his follow-up comments criticizing Kelly for her off-base, ridiculous questions. Kelly countered Trumps criticism, saying, If you cant get past me, how are you gonna handle Vladimir Putin? Forget the dismemberment and selling of human beings going on at Planned Parenthood, or the 94 million people out of work, or the Obamas taking off for another vacation with their fat-cat friends on Marthas Vineyard, or veterans getting the shaft while illegals receive free health care, or...
  • Fox Wins, Everyone Else Loses

    08/10/2015 7:23:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/09/2015 | Kate McQuillan
    We're told there were no winners or losers from Thursday's main stage debate. We're told the Fox talking heads asked the tough questions that need to be asked to vet the candidates. We're told to ignore what was in front of our eyes: the Fox media elite carrying water for the Republican establishment and their own political predilections. Fox had their own agenda, and it has nothing to do with Republican voters' concerns or what our candidates have to offer America. There were winners and losers. The winner was the media conglomerate that owns Fox News and Megyn Kelly's career....
  • Carly Fiorina bet on talent over TV ads, and it paid off

    08/10/2015 7:14:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Yahoo Politics ^ | 08/09/2015 | Jon Ward
    CLEVELAND Carly Fiorina insisted that she wasnt worried about not making the main Fox News debate stage on Thursday. But so did everybody else who was stuck in the non-primetime debate that preceded it. An hour or so before the former Hewlett-Packard CEO took the stage here with six other lower-tier Republican presidential candidates and delivered a standout performance, her spokeswoman and I chatted in the bowels of the Quicken Loans Arena about Fiorinas strategy. I asked Sarah Isgur Flores if she wished the super-PAC supporting Fiorina Carly for America had done more in June and July...
  • I don't need liberal Howard Kurtz... (Mark Levin)

    08/10/2015 7:08:54 AM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 23 replies
    Mark Levin Facebook ^ | 8/10/15 | Mark Levin
    I don't need liberal Howard Kurtz, formerly of the Washington Post, telling me or you why we criticize his network's handling of the Republican debate. He's on their payroll. I am not. His comments are self-serving. I've explained in plain English my assessment on my own radio show and elsewhere. And I am not a Trump supporter as I've not declared for anyone. But I have been a Fox supporter. Nor is this about what Democrats or liberal news outlets would say or do. Argument by innuendo and distraction is a typical but flawed tactic. Kurtz doesn't know me or...
  • Omarosa: Kelly practiced "lowest form of journalism"

    08/09/2015 7:04:56 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 60 replies
    CNN ^ | 8-9-2015 | CNN
    Former 'Apprentice' contestants Omarosa Manigault and Katrina Campins (a Trump employee) defend the businessman.
  • First Post-Debate Polling NBC/Survey Monkey Teflon Don, Trump Still Leads.

    08/09/2015 5:27:36 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 6 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 8-9-15 | sundance
    NBC revealed today an NBC poll conducted by Survey Monkey. In part because the polling doesn’t lend well to the preferred media ratings narrative, NBC is bending over backward to say the poll is “not scientific“. DATA HERE The poll shows Donald Trump retaining the lead amid popular opinion, this is despite 29% of the same people polled saying Trump “lost” the debate (the highest losing margin). When asked: who won the debate? ♦ Carly Fiorina 22% ♦ Donald Trump 18% ♦ Marco Rubio 13% ♦ Ted Cruz 12% ♦ Ben Carson 8% When asked: Who Lost? ♦ Donald Trump...
  • Shocker New Poll Says Trump Lost GOP Debate to Someone Who Wasnt Even On Stage With Him

    08/09/2015 5:11:10 PM PDT · by TNMOUTH · 26 replies
    The Blaze ^ | August 9, 2015 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    According to a new poll, Carly Fiorina is the Republican presidential candidate of choice after Thursday nights debates. The nationwide poll of more than 17,000 people from the Association of Mature American Citizens a conservative organization for those 50-years-old and up asked who won Thursday night and included candidates in the official GOP debate and the earlier, second-tier debate. With 6,273 votes Fiorina led the poll at 36 percent. Texas Senator Ted Cruz came in second place with 17 percent of the votes (3,015), and controversial real estate mogul Donald Trump came in third place with 14 percent...
  • Christie Campaign: He "Misspoke" About Pre-9/11 Appointment By Bush

    08/09/2015 3:45:21 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 23 replies
    TPM ^ | 08/07/15 | Catherine Thompson
    Journalist Marcy Wheeler was the first to point out that Christie's timeline was off. While it was widely expected around the time of the 9/11 terror attacks that Bush would appoint Christie as a U.S. attorney, the former President didn't announce his intention to nominate Christie until December 2001. Christie was confirmed and began work as New Jersey's top prosecutor in January 2002.
  • Trump Leads GOP Outsiders Surge in First Post-Debate Poll (Trump 23%)

    08/09/2015 11:10:51 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 138 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9 Aug 2015 | Mike Flynn
    The survey, conducted Friday and Saturday, finds Donald Trump holding his lead with 23 percent support among Republican primary voters. This is consistent with a Gravis Marketing poll taken after the debate, where 19 percent of Republicans said Trump won the debate. The Gravis poll found that more Republicans, 22 percent, felt Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon and political rookie, won the debate. In the NBC poll, Carson surged into third place in the nomination contest, earning 11 percent support. Texas Senator Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) was the second choice in the NBC Poll, receiving support from 13 percent of Republican...
  • Look Who Is On Top Front and Center of Druge Right Now

    08/09/2015 10:59:16 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 87 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 08/09/15
    I am sure Megyn Kelly is loving this attention....(sarcasm off)
  • 2 under-the-radar Republicans won big at the debate

    08/09/2015 10:20:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/08/2015 | Brett LoGiurato
    Four years ago, at a Republican presidential debate moderated by Fox News host Megyn Kelly, a gay soldier asked GOP candidates a question. "Do you intend to circumvent the progress that's been made for gay and lesbian soldiers in the military?" the soldier asked. The crowd booed. Fast forward four years to the first Republican presidential primary debate of the 2016 election moderated, again, by Fox News host Megyn Kelly. "Gov. Kasich, if you had a son or daughter who was gay or lesbian, how would you explain to them your opposition to same-sex marriage?" Kelly asked Ohio Gov....
  • Megyn Kelly Dismisses Debate Criticisms: If You Cant Get Past Me How Are you Gonna Handle Putin?'

    08/09/2015 9:46:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 137 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 08/08/2015 | Josh Feldman
    Fox News Megyn Kelly opened up for the first time this morning about all the criticism she and Fox have gotten about last weeks Republican debate, talking with MediaBuzz host Howard Kurtz. And, basically, she took the high road, not necessarily singling out Trump but instead defending her tough questions and saying, If you cant get past me, how are you gonna handle Vladimir Putin. She explained that the goal was, for every candidate, to drill down to their most vulnerable areas and then give them a chance to explain them because these same things will most definitely resurface in...
  • How Fox anchor Bret Baier got an instant headline out of Donald Trump

    08/09/2015 9:40:31 AM PDT · by ironman · 27 replies
    LA Times ^ | August 9, 2015 | Stephen Battaglio
    Reporting from Cleveland -- With the Republican presidential debate less than 10 hours away, Fox News anchors Chris Wallace, Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier sat at a long table with their producers and once again went over the game plan for the big night. They reviewed not just the questions they would ask, but the structure of every query, keeping in mind the constraints of time and the need to avoid repeating topics. As they sorted and re-sorted questions, the unpredictability of real estate tycoon and reality TV star Donald Trump was never far from their minds. Baier even had...
  • The surgical precision of Ben Carson

    08/09/2015 6:17:38 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/09/15 | Herman Cain
    Cuts like a scalpel. Ben Carson surprised me a little during Thursday nights debate not that I didnt think he would do well. I had just interviewed him on The Herman Cain Show a few days earlier and I knew he was prepared and ready for whatever questions would be thrown at him. But I was nevertheless impressed by the surgical precisions of some of his answers. Maybe I shouldnt have been surprised, since after all he is a brain surgeon. But for a guy who doesnt have much experience on a stage this big, he really knew how...
  • The debate moderator no one is talking about

    08/09/2015 6:14:32 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/09/15 | Arthur Weinreb
    The Canadian debate was in sharp contrast to the main Republican debate that saw Fox News in a blatant attempt to take down Donald Trump, especially with Kellys war on women question Thursday was a busy night. At 5 pm (all times Eastern) the second tier Republican debate took place. Later at 8:50 pm, the debate between the top 10 Republican presidential candidates began. And if that wasnt enough, for Canadians in general and Torontonians in particular, the Toronto Blue Jays were home to the Minnesota Twins. The Jays have become a lot more exciting to watch after the acquisition...
  • Conservatives Furious at Fox, Say Trump Wasn't Treated Fairly

    08/08/2015 8:34:44 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 391 replies
    Newsmax ^ | August 7, 2015 | Melanie Batley
    Fox News is facing a backlash from conservatives after critics felt the network was biased and unfair in the manner it approached the forum for the Republican presidential candidates' debate Thursday, and namely, Donald Trump. According to Media Equalizer, tens of thousands of observers swamped social media with criticism of Fox and the moderators, with some comments attracting more than 2,000 "likes." "This was shameful. You and Fox News did not treat the candidates fairly. You tried to make Donald J. Trump look foolish. All you did was make Fox News look foolish." "Donald J. Trump still has my vote,"...
  • DNC Announces Democratic Debates; CNN First. None For Fox

    08/08/2015 12:42:55 PM PDT · by Will88 · 65 replies
    TV Newser ^ | August 6, 2015 | Mark Joyella
    CNN gets the first in a series of six Democratic debates. CBS, ABC, NBC, PBS and Univision get the others. NBCs will likely be simulcast on MSNBC.
  • Donald Trump had the best policy idea of anyone in last night's debate

    08/08/2015 9:15:31 AM PDT · by DannyTN · 17 replies
    Vox ^ | August 7, 2015, | Matthew Yglesias
    Donald Trump offered the single best, most original policy idea in the Republican Party debate Thursday night. He also demonstrated by far the greatest understanding of a complicated area of public policy. There, I said it. People have been avoiding noticing this out of a dual aversion to Trump's brand of demagogic anti-immigrant politics and an excessive sense that deference is owed to the real professional politicians up on the stage. But while I wouldn't rank Trump as one of the great health wonks of all time, his answer to a question challenging him to defend his past praise of...
  • Two Post Debate Follow-up Questions for Donald Trump Regarding His Remarks

    08/08/2015 8:13:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    VANITY | 08/08/2015
    The first debate is over but many questions still remain. It is unfortunate that candidates are only given a minute to make their point and 30 seconds for any potential rebuttal. Personally, my interest in the debates is to understand a candidate's policies and what he intends to do as president. So, ignoring the gotcha questions of Megyn Kelly to Donald Trump ( i.e. War on Women crap ), here are two follow up questions I have for Trump: 1) HEALTHCARE During the first GOP debate, moderator Bret Baier said to Donald Trump, "15 years ago, you called yourself a...
  • Trumping the Establishment (Saturbray)

    08/08/2015 8:10:09 AM PDT · by bray · 16 replies
    www.braylog.com ^ | 8/8/15 | bray
    11 And it came to pass in those days, when Moses was grown, that he went out unto his brethren, and looked on their burdens: and he spied an Egyptian smiting an Hebrew, one of his brethren. 12 And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand. We are witnessing one of the strongest campaigns ever run. This is the definition of winning ugly and will continue to get uglier almost to the point of being a Democrat campaign where they accuse...
  • Disappointed with your candidate's Debate performance? Try this.

    08/08/2015 7:47:37 AM PDT · by Din Maker · 39 replies
    July 8, 2015
    If you were one of the 24 Million who watched the Debate (Largest Cable TV audience in Cable TV history) Thursday night, but you were disappointed in your candidate's performance, may I make a suggestion? The Debate will be re-run tonight on FOX News at 8:00 Eastern/7:00 Central. I suggest you watch the re-run. When we are watching an event like this (or the Super Bowl) we get so uptight wanting our "guy", or team, to do well, and when it seems they're getting "killed", we get tensed up and we miss the "big picture". I was disappointed that Trump...
  • Trump Sure Debate Helped His Candidacy [semi-satire]

    08/08/2015 6:24:02 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    Donald Trump, the current front runner for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, hit back at debate moderator Megyn Kelly's implication that his insulting remarks about women might cost him votes. "I'm just saying what everybody else is thinking," Trump insisted. "Anyone who has eyes has got to agree that a distressingly large portion of women in our grossly overweight nation are fat slobs. Rather than keep quiet about this disgusting blight like so many other so-called opinion leaders, I have the courage to speak up. I don't think voters will punish me for that. And only a bimbo like Kelly...
  • Are voters ready to tune out Donald Trump?

    08/07/2015 11:58:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    The Politico ^ | August 7, 2015 | Ben Schreckinger
    He pleased fans with his blustery defiance, but others saw anger and ego.Much like the past two months of the presidential campaign, the first Republican debate on Thursday night featured all the hallmarks of a Donald Trump production. But after two hours of blustery denunciation and defiance from the former Apprentice star, voters may be inching closer to changing the channel. From the opening bell, the Fox News moderators and his Republican rivals made Trump the center of attention, hammering him with contentious questions which he would complain afterward were not nice and frontal attacks. So far, the...
  • Recording Of Megyn Kelly Talking Proves Trump Was Right: Kelly Is Absolute Trash

    08/07/2015 11:51:34 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 158 replies
    shoebat.com ^ | August 8, 2-15 | Theodore and Walid Shoebat
    (Original title too long: An Old Recording Of Megyn Kelly Talking About Penises, Breasts, And How She Has Sex, Proves Trump Was Right Kelly Is Absolute Trash) Donald Trump was disinvited from a prime speaking role to an important gathering of conservative activists on Friday for his criticism of Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly after a combustible debate performance. As for the vacant spot at the Red State gathering, Red State chief Erick Erickson has invited Kelly to replace Trump. Kelly replacing Trump was a fair judgment in Ericksons view for saying blood coming out of her whatever. The...
  • Can anyone verify this information posted on a Rush thread here at FR.

    08/07/2015 8:22:07 PM PDT · by stockpirate · 71 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 8/7/2015 | Stockpirate
    To: All Megyn Kelly ‏@megynkelly 16 hours ago .@DWStweets: “I’m more confident than ever that the Democratic nominee will eventually become president.” #KellyFile 311 retweets 495 favorites Reply Retweet311 Favorite495 More 33 posted on 8/7/2015, 4:02:44 PM by jimbo123 [ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 26 | View Replies | Report Abuse]
  • Debate and Post-debate BS: My takeaway

    08/07/2015 4:21:34 PM PDT · by Viennacon · 34 replies
    Me | 8/8/2015 | Viennacon
    Debate Winners: Trump - because they went after him, this horrendously backfired and he benefited Cruz - Came across well, looked the most competent Carson - Understated, he appeared very genuine and connected Fox News - Ratings through the roof Chris Christie - Didn't win much, but performed better than the other establishment stooges. Marco Rubio - May benefit mildly from the massive pimping job performed by the Fox crew. Debate Losers: Rand Paul - Completely bombed. Somehow got bested by Blimp Christie, attacks on Trump fell as flat as the hosts'. His campaign is finished. Scott Walker - WHERE...
  • Trump Loses Zero Ground After Fox's Unfair, Unbalanced Attack In Debate

    08/07/2015 2:43:10 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 62 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 7, 2015 | Alex Swoyer
    CLEVELAND, Ohio: A Wall Street Journal report suggests that despite critics opinions predicting GOP frontrunner Donald Trumps poll numbers would fall, two early though unscientific polls predict that may be wrong.
  • Hillary Staffer: Trump Probably Hurt Her Feelings By Suggesting She Attends Events for Money

    08/07/2015 1:41:29 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 28 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 08/07/2015 | BY: Morgan Chalfant
    FULL TITLE: Hillary Clinton Staffer: Donald Trump Probably Hurt Her Feelings By Suggesting She Attends Events for Money The communications director for Hillary Clintons presidential campaign said that Republican candidate Donald Trump likely hurt Clintons feelings during the first GOP debate in Cleveland, Ohio, Thursday night. According the exclusive look into the Clinton campaign debate watch party offered to NPR, communications director Jennifer Palmieri disputed Trumps claim during the debate that Clinton attended his wedding in 2005 to model Melania Knauss because of the money he once donated to the Clinton Foundation. It hurt her feelings, Im sure, to hear...
  • Will Megyn Kelly Ever Ask Rosie ODonnell to Apologize for Her Foul, Abusive, Ugly Attacks on...

    08/07/2015 1:21:58 PM PDT · by blueyon · 28 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/07/15 | Jim Hoft
    "Will Megyn Kelly Ever Ask Rosie ODonnell to Apologize for Her Foul, Abusive, Ugly Attacks on Donald Trump?" Last night FOX News activist host Megyn Kelly demanded that Donald Trump apologize for his attacks on women. He wouldnt. And thats why he is winning the Republican primary. Americans are tired of neutered Republicans who cower to elitist pinheads in the media. Megyn Kelly demanded Trump apologize. Will Kelly ever demand the same from foul-mouthed anti-American leftist Rosie ODonnell?
  • Camille Paglia: John Kasich Won the Debate

    08/07/2015 12:55:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 08/07/2015 | by Camille Paglia
    The social critic pulls no punches in evaluating the 10 top Republican candidates at the Fox debate. The crowded GOP debate ended on Thursday and the analysis is coming thick and fast. The Hollywood Reporter asked noted social critic and author Camille Paglia for her thoughts on the debate and she didn't disappoint. Dear Hollywood Reporter, Ten GOP candidates turned up for the presidential audition tonight at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena. They need some work. Where's Max Factor and Sydney Guilaroff when you need them? Here's my report. Best, Camille ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Donald Trump What's with the carpet-bombing Don Rickles routine?...
  • GOP debate contenders give Democrats reason to worry

    08/07/2015 12:36:30 PM PDT · by Theoria · 41 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 07 Aug 2015 | Dan Balz
    Donald Trump may top the polls in the contest for the Republican presidential nomination, but Thursdays debate was a reminder that the party has able rivals who eventually could taken him down and who also could mount a stiff challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton in the general election. Trump performed in typical style in the two-hour debate the same style that has helped him blow past the other candidates. But as the campaigns broke camp here Friday morning, the smiles on the faces of other candidates advisers told the fuller story of what happened on the stage at...
  • The Orders to Take Out Trump Must Have Gone to Fox, Not the Other Candidates

    08/07/2015 12:30:33 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 47 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 08/07/2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: It was just 24 hours ago, ladies and gentlemen -- a mere 24 hours ago -- that I was behind this very Golden EIB Microphone informing you that I had come across a bit of news. The bit of news was that big-time Republican donors had ordered to take out Donald Trump in the debate last night. We all made a mistake. We assumed that the orders went out to the candidates. But the candidates did not make one move toward taking Donald Trump out. The broadcast network did; the candidates didn't. I mean, let's review. The...
  • Fox's GOP debate had record 24 million viewers. Nielsen: 16% of US homes with TV sets tuned in

    08/07/2015 12:27:53 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Channel 3000 ^ | 08/07/2015 | Brian Stelter
    Fox's GOP debate was watched by 24 million viewers on Thursday night, according to Nielsen data, making it the highest-rated primary debate in television history. The event, which featured Donald Trump in his first debate, was also the highest rated telecast in the nearly 20 year history of the Fox News Channel, a spokeswoman said. Of the 24 million viewers, 7.9 million were in the key advertising demographic of 25 to 54 year olds. The ratings, which were delivered by Nielsen on Friday afternoon, shattered even the rosiest expectations for the beginning of debate season. The numbers from Thursday night's...
  • (Scornful Megyn Kelly) Debate Question for Sen. Cruz: 'Any Word From God?'

    08/07/2015 10:07:19 AM PDT · by xzins · 147 replies
    CNS ^ | August 7, 2015 | Susan Jones
    (CNSNews.com) - Near the end of the debate Thursday night, Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly asked conservative Republican Sen. Ted Cruz if he'd had “any word from God.” Of the hundreds of questions that could have been asked, Kelly chose “an interesting closing question” for the candidates, suggested by a Facebook user, who said, ‘I want to know if any of them have received a word from God on what they should do and take care of first.’ “Senator Cruz, start from you. Any word from God?” Kelly asked. “Well, I am blessed to receive a word from God every...
  • The 10 Worst Donald Trump Moments From The 1st GOP Debate

    08/07/2015 9:59:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 80 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 08/07/2015 | Mollie Hemingway
    The first GOP 2016 presidential debate was substantive, fast-paced, informative and fun, of all things. A big reason for the fun was that TV celebrity and businessman Donald Trump was on stage. He brought his normal Trump persona to the stage and was brash and occasionally funny. He started off strong, in his own way. But he followed up these flashes with some amazingly tone-deaf, illogical, stupid and bizarre statements. Here are 10 of the worst. 1) Didnt rule out a third-party run Bret Baier asked the candidates, Is there anyone on stage, and can I see hands, who is...
  • Will Megyn Kelly Ask Rosie to Apologize for Her Foul, Abusive, Ugly Attacks on Donald Trump?

    08/07/2015 9:57:37 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 38 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 8-6-2015 | Jim Hoft
    Megyn Kelly demanded Trump apologize. Will Kelly ever demand the same from foul-mouthed anti-American leftist Rosie ODonnell? Here are a few of Rosies ugly attacks on Trump over the years. In one episode on The View Rosie attacked Miss USA, models, beauty pageants, and mocked Donald Trump all in the same segment. She also misrepresented his business record and lied about his wealth. Donald, sit and spin, my friend.
  • The GOP DebateMiserable Irrelevancy

    08/07/2015 9:46:19 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/07/15 | Nelson Hultberg
    Our culture sinks relentlessly into an abysmal preoccupation with gays, transsexuals, drug addicts, and other sundry oddities of life Seventeen GOP candidates for president of the United States paraded in front of us in Cleveland as elsewhere on August 6th. The establishment media crowed enthusiastically to the viewers about the import of this gathering to our lives as Americans. Chris Wallace and his fellow questioners milked the affair for all the drama they could squeeze from it. Unfortunately this two-tiered debate was just one more exercise in the miserable irrelevancy of the medias handling of political affairs in America today....