We covered a ton of ground in 16 minutes this morning on WTMJ radio.
For those who want to pick and choose topics, here are approximate timestamps.
3:00 Why the tax cuts are not energizing GOP voters
4:50 The Dems are all-in opposed to Foxconn
5:50 Walker’s DOT Secretary spreading the Dem message on Foxconn
6:45 It is imperative we re-elect Governor Walker
8:20 Squabbles in GOP US Senate primary not smart
10:00 Tammy Baldwin’s election year revelation
11:50 How should GOP candidates handle Trump issue?
13:30 More Foxconn discussion
14:30 Free advice
620 WTMJ, Debate, Donald Trump, edge messaging, Elections, Foxconn, GOP, Kevin Nicholson, Leah Vukmir, Scott Walker, Tammy Baldwin
Enough with the complaining about Lester Holt.
As someone who dislikes both candidates who were on the stage last night, I’m a good fit to analyze the first 2016 general election presidential candidate face-off.
You can always tell who lost the debate. It’s the campaign that whines about the moderator. Lester Holt did a pretty good job as the moderator. Keeping Trump’s erratic behavior in check is a lot like herding cats. Some Trump supporters are upset that Holt interrupted Trump more than Holt interrupted Clinton. But Trump is a bully in life and that includes on the debate stage. He was constantly interrupting and interjecting during Clinton’s answers. That’s his right. But, I think Holt provided a nice check on that. Holt sat back at times and let the candidates debate back and forth, which was a smart thing to do and takes a lot of self discipline.
I do think the one glaring omission was not asking her about the Clinton Foundation and what that says about her ethics and her decision making. However, it’s not fair to blame Holt for all the missed opportunities Trump let fly by as he was instead obsessed with defending just how wealthy he was, and defending Russia against claims of cyber espionage. Trump had several missed opportunities. You could tell he didn’t prepare; and, throughout the night, Trump’s thin-skin got the best of him. More…