GOP Candidates Debate, Obscure US Industrial Policy

By: Friday January 27, 2012 3:55 pm

You might have missed the segment in last night’s GOP debate where CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked carefully prepared questions about what America’s industrial policy ought to be. That’s because he didn’t — not that I’m criticizing Wolf, who did much better than the pathetic Brian Williams and hapless John King — but the candidates nevertheless indirectly gave us their own ugly visions.


GOP Debate Candidates Can’t Answer Fla. Woman Who Asks for Health Insurance

By: Friday January 27, 2012 10:35 am

During Thursday night’s GOP debate, a woman from Florida told the candidates she’d lost her job and with it her health insurance. What would each of the candidates do to get her covered or otherwise provide the health care she needed?

You had to listen carefully, but the effective answer they all gave her was, “this is your problem, not ours.”

GOP Debate: NBC’s Brian Williams Cowers in the Corner

By: Tuesday January 24, 2012 7:00 am

We can now add NBC and its anchor Brian Williams to the growing list of cable/broadcastnetworks and hosts who should never be allowed to handle a presidential debate. William’s cowardly performance last night at the latest GOP shamefest was beyond embarrassing; it should be career ending.

Suffering Cats! They’re Back, Again! GOP Debate Live Blog

By: Monday January 23, 2012 5:55 pm

I’m still a bit shocked that people are still surprised that the GOP Presidential Clown Car could roll through South Carolina — the state that gave us nullification, the Civil War, John C. Calhoon, and a hundred and fifty year succession of secessionist, racist politicians — and have it captured by a dog-whistling practitioner of the ugly art of racial and classist demagoguery.

Lt. Pike Attends CNN’s GOP National Security Debate

By: Wednesday November 23, 2011 7:15 am

One wouldn’t have expected Lieutenant Pike, the pepper spraying cop, to show up at CNN’s GOP debate. But he made a last minute decision to come to the debate and appeared in the wings during the Pledge of Allegiance, keeping an eye on Ron Paul.

Faux News GOP Debate #FAIL: Audience Members Boo Gay Soldier Who Asks DADT Question

By: Friday September 23, 2011 7:15 am

At the GOP debate sponsored by Faux News in Orlando, the right wing audience booed a gay soldier when he asked Santorum about DADT.

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