Essentially the entirety of the debate focused on issues related to foreign policy, terrorism, immigration, and refugees. These are – rightly so – the primetime issues since the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, but the policies, voting history, and terminology discussed were highly detailed and nuanced. In the midst of one answer, Senator Rubio took time to explain for the audience what the “nuclear triad” was (a very savvy move), while he and Senators Paul and Cruz routinely engaged each other over particular votes the others had made, and why those votes were appropriate or inappropriate because of particular language in those bills. At one point, Governor Christie stepped in and wondered aloud if the audience’s eyes were glazed over like his. “This is what it’s like to be on the floor of the United States Senate,” he quipped.Click here to read the rest.
Monday, December 21, 2015
Those Catholic Men: Republican Debate Reaction
My latest over at ThoseCatholicMen.com is a reaction to the fifth and final Republican presidential debate of 2015.