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GOP Aims to Ease Bloodshed in 2016 Primary Debates

bigdawgworking Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 5:10 PM
What? Do you mean that the R establishment was sitting around twiddling their thumbs during the debates while the Dems "were spending $100 million on technology." What were they waiting for? Can't buy technology until the end of the debates. Really? An excellent demonstration of the Republican incompetence that is obvious to the casual observer. But, much worse, Priebus misses that he just confessed to being incompetent.

"While we were playing footsie debating each other 22 times, they were spending $100 million on technology," Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said last week, referring to his party's rigorous debate schedule in the 2012 GOP presidential primary season. The last campaign, many Republican insiders said during a recent RNC meeting, had too many debates, the result of which was a GOP arguing with itself while Democrats prepared the way for Barack Obama's victory.

There's no doubt the Republican debates produced many damaging moments for the party. There was Mitt Romney's $10,000 bet offer, which helped cement his image as...