You didn’t have to look very hard to find things to depress you in 2015. These five events are not meant to be an exhaustive list. But these problem symbolize the worst of what we’ve experienced in 2015 with the most potential for wrecking more havoc in 2016.
The Republican debates resemble actual politics about as much as ‘The Apprentice’ resembles actual business or Trump resembles an actual statesman. The deception and propaganda masquerading as tough tough talk began at the first debate and just keeps getting worse. Here are the five worst moments so far.
“Donald,” Bush said, “you’re not going to be able to insult your way to the presidency. That’s not going to happen.” Trump would have been better off smirking — another facial expression he does quite well — but instead, he snapped.
Ted Cruz enters Tuesday’s Republican presidential debate poised to become the Republican to beat. Since the last debate Nov. 10, terrorist attacks rocked Paris and mass shootings at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic and a San Bernardino holiday party have dominated the news. Here are four things to watch for.
Not only did CNN’s Anderson Cooper pose several tough questions to Clinton, from the very beginning of the debate, but he seized every chance to pillory Hillary in framing questions he put to the other candidates. (And he did ask her — and the others — about the damned emails.)
Let’s take a look at the insults Trump has been dishing out — and at the failed efforts from the competition to bring him down.
Call it the “Spinal Tap” debate — because it’s going up to 11 candidates, and you might need to get an actual spinal tap after watching it.
One topic truly dominated the late night comedy shows on Wednesday: the anticipation of the Republican debate Thursday night, and the presence of Donald Trump.
Larry Wilmore lambasted the willful lack of nuance, context, or facts in the anti-Planned Parenthood campaign — and he coined a new phrase for what’s going on.
Fox News has officially announced the line-ups for their big Republican debates on Thursday — with a certain loudmouth celebrity getting a position of honor, based on his lead in the polls.
Both polls also show the same list of the top ten contenders: Trump, Bush, Walker, Cruz, Huckabee, Carson, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Chris Christie, and John Kasich.
John Kasich might just edge out Rick Perry for the coveted last podium in next week’s big debate — a vindication of his late entrance into the race less than two weeks ago, which gained him publicity at a crucial time.