October 29, 2015

The third GOP Debate was as intellectually bankrupt as the other two, but this time it was shorter, and Trump praised himself and Ben Carson for keeping it down to two hours. It was an attack, essentially, on the media itself, where every point scored seemed to be done so by bashing the LIBERAL media. The night was made worse when MSNBC decided to pontificate on the disastrously idiotic debate.

This debate was so stark in contrast to the Democratic debate, I almost have no words. So, I'm borrowing a few from someone who had a much better way of analyzing the GOP Debate.

Driftglass had a pretty accurate play by play analysis, here's a small part:

Carl Quintanilla: Mike Huckabee, does Donald Trump have the moral authority to be president?

Mike Huckabee: What a cheap question. I'm wearing Trump-brand ties and Trump-brand nipple clamps right now. Deal with that, Donald Trump would be a better president all day and twice in Sunday than Hillary Clinton. I fought the Clinton machine every day for the last 20 years, And lived to tell about it. Unlike Vince Foster. Who she killed. So she could have lesbian scissor sex and then watch Murricans dies in Benghaaaazi. With Sidney Blumenthal. Who is a Jew.

Chris Christie: May I add that Obama hates cops.

Jeb Bush: I'm dyin' out here so let me just say, Liberals, Big Gummint and student debt. Now having trashed regulation, I will propose more regulation.

Trust me, his interpretation was far more accurate than the MSNBC buffoons who were analyzing the events of the evening. Watching Steve Schmidt purse his lips while speaking about how we're losing trust in the 'liberal' media, and Michael Steele explaining how adept the candidates were at dissing the media was bad enough. But then, Chris Matthews decided he'd give his analysis.

"The people on the Right know more about how the media is divided up. You take a network like Fox, where you have a number of shows that are very much aimed at being 'straight news' shows, then you have Hannity, which is clearly from a conservative point of view, and you have O'Reilly there which is somewhere in the middle."

After that idiotic punch to the gut, Michael Steele insists that media is viewed as 'the Left' and therefore there is an assumption that it's liberal. Chuck Todd pretends he's such a smarty-pants by explaining that this distrust of the media began under Nixon, because how dare anyone question the integrity of Republicans, so these GOPers get it.

Give me a break, the fact that they are lending credence to the GOP clown car's assessment of the media shows what a colossal joke MSNBC has become. And in case you missed it, CNBC is apparently the new bastion of Liberalism.

h/t driftglass

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