Colin Campbell on the RNC’s decision to avoid mainstream media:
The Republican National Committee suddenly suspended an upcoming presidential debate, hosted by NBC and Telemundo, amid fierce backlash over CNBC’s debate on Wednesday.
What happened? The RNC’s Reince Priebus:
CNBC billed the debate as one that would focus on the key issues that matter to all voters—job growth, taxes, technology, retirement and the health of our national economy,” he wrote. “That was not the case. Before the debate, the candidates were promised an opening question on economic or financial matters. That was not the case.
I watched the debate. Honesty and forthrightness was in short supply from both sides; moderators and participants.