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We need less entertainment, more information in presidential debates

We need less entertainment, more information in presidential debates

Now that the first three Republican presidential debates have thoroughly laid bare the Grand Old Party's lack of direction or unity heading toward next year's election, there's a stampede going on to blame the megaphone that broadcast that sorry message.

Republican National Chairman Reince Priebus, who repeatedly offers an unconvincing example of the classic old party boss, has threatened to pick up his marbles and go home. He huffily scolded CNBC, which held the third debate, at which the Republicans as a whole laid an egg. In a letter to the head of NBCUniversal News Group, he wrote that the Republican National Committee was suspending its cooperation with NBC Newsfor a February...

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