Trump Rigged Debate Against Himself

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On his third try, Donald Trump delivered his best debate performance against Hillary Clinton—but his inability to simply say that he would accept the results of the voting sabotaged what little…
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Trump Didn’t Do Well Enough

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Coming into Sunday evening’s debate, the question was whether another poor performance by Donald Trump would mark the total collapse of his campaign—and if that had been the only standard, his…
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Trump Blows His Best Chance

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Donald Trump came into the first presidential debate poised to build on the momentum he built during the last month as Hillary Clinton’s awful campaign erased the lead she had…
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What Liberals Want in Debates

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The consensus coming out of Wednesday night’s forum on security issues hosted by NBC is that Donald Trump profited the most from the event. Considering that Trump produced his usual quota…
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Setting a Debate Dodge Precedent?

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None of us know whether Donald Trump’s boycott of tonight’s Republican presidential debate will help or hurt his chances next week in Iowa. While we’re all entitled to our opinions,…
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Mullah Omar’s Triumphalism

On Wednesday, Mullah Omar, the elusive leader of the Taliban, released a message for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, which this year falls on October 26. Omar’s message is…
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Repeating Iraq’s Mistakes in Libya

Seth has already noted one instance where President Obama sounded positively Bushesque in the third debate. Let me note another. It was when he bragged about his intervention in Libya,…
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