Tonight is another circus--the Republican presidential debate--that has become a commercialized, goofy showcase for that most goofy of candidates, Donald Trump.
For a intelligent analysis of what's wrong with networks making big money off the debates, I recommend Jim Warren's insightful "America’s weird way of picking a leader." on Poynter's Morning Media Wire. Disclosure: Jim and I were colleagues years ago at the Chicago Sun-Times, but he has gone on to much better things.
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