The last GOP debate before Super Tuesday is in the can. Co-hosted by CNN and Telemundo, it was viewed by 14.5 million people on Thursday evening. The debate crystallized that this is now essentially a three-person show: Donald Trump, Senator Ted Cruz, Senator Marco Rubio. And things really got hot, as the gloves came off.
It was painfully clear (to me, anyway) that Trump exposed himself as being all temperament and style, and not very much substance. But given the distrust and discontent of much of the GOP primary electorate, I’ll be interested to see if Trump’s inability to get into specifics causes him more trouble than his decades of ideological inconsistency. Continue reading