November 1, 2015

George Will believes the best thing for Republicans is to continue to push them even further inside the right wing media bubble. Here he is on this weekend's Fox News Sunday, piling on with the latest talking point of the day and pretending that the right wingers over on CNBC are part of some liberal cabal out to destroy the Republican party.

ROBERTS: Let's talk about the debate, because there's a big meeting tonight going on in Northern Virginia, a lot of the campaigns are getting together to say this is what we need to do going forward. We need to make changes after the debacle at the CNBC debate. George, does this mean that these debate formats are going to change, or at least the campaigns are going to put a lot of pressure on the RNC to change things up?

WILL: The most important function of a modern American political party is to dispense a presidential nomination, and they really therefore ought to have more control over the process than they have had.

I don't blame Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican Party. He inherited a system and a tradition, and the tradition is now, thanks to CNBC, has been proven to be intolerable to Republicans. And I wish this meeting well tonight. And I think there ought to be a way -- have the debates, stream it on the Internet, but the idea that you have to turn, make the party a hostage to a broadcast entity, whether or not it's sympathetic, and none of them are, to the Republican Party. That's what has to be, you have to emancipate the party.

If they can't handle some bad questions they don't from a right wing, business/CEO friendly channel like CNBC, what are they going to do when the general election gets here?

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