10 Easy Questions For The Republican Presidential Debates

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This is how the stage of the Republican debate would look like if all candidates were allowed to participate. This is how the stage of the Republican debate would look like if all candidates were allowed to participate.

The 2016 presidential campaign is now in full swing, and there already seem to be at least several hundred Republicans who have declared that they are running for president – Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, George Pataki, Rand Paul, Rick Perry, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum, Donald Trump, Scott Walker, just to name a few. To manage the onslaught of the candidates, Fox News, which is hosting the first Republican primary debate on August 6, has already limited the debate to top 10 candidates. (I guess Fox is working on its own list of 10…) However, even with just 10 candidates Fox will face a challenge in how to give every one of them an opportunity to give an extended answer…

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About Jim Wheeler

U. S. Naval Academy, BS, Engineering, 1959; Naval line officer and submariner, 1959 -1981, Commander, USN; The George Washington U., MSA, Management Eng.; Aerospace Engineer, 1981-1999; Resident Gadfly, 1999 - present. Political affiliation: Independent, tending progressive as the GOP recedes from its Eisenhower roots.
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6 Responses to 10 Easy Questions For The Republican Presidential Debates

  1. aFrankAngle says:

    Believe it or not, my current plan does not include watching.

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  2. shimoniac says:

    We have an election coming up here in Canada. The Canadian Parliamentary system currently has three major political parties and a number of what might be termed fringe parties. The three main parties are Hopeless, Worthless, and Useless. The front-running fringe party is Pointless. Come October, I’ll march bravely into the polling station, hold my nose, and vote for the party I think will screw me over the least.
    America, at least, has interesting candidates. Canada, not so much. We don’t have Ted Cruzes, Donald Trumps, or Chris Christies. Our Prime Minister has all the charisma of a tax accountant, the Leader of the Opposition has the disposition of a constipated poodle, and the third wheel is a charming, empty-headed pretty boy who is coasting on his father’s name.

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    • Jim Wheeler says:

      @ shimoniac,

      I see you have your dad’s fine linguistic skills. 😀 We, down here in the rebellious 48, are happy to provide you Canadians with amusement, gratis. Pop some popcorn, pull up a chair, and enjoy!

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  3. henrygmorgan says:

    Jim: This is hilarious. Bud

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