GOP Presidential Chaos
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 111 , Segment 1
Episode: Republicans, El Chapo, Mars Rover, Why Torture Fails
- Jul 28, 2015 9:00 pm
- 12:51 mins
Guest: Nathan Gonzales, Editor, Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report The large field of Republican hopefuls is engaged in a publicity frenzy: putting out viral videos, firing off TV ads and whipping up their constituents with tough talk and controversial comments all in pursuit of a spot on stage in Cleveland. That’s where, in about a week’s time, Fox News will hold the first televised debate of the nominating season. But only the ten candidates with the highest poll numbers will get on that stage – leaving another half dozen out in the cold. So that explains the spike in aggressive stunts and amped-up rhetoric we’ve been seeing from the contenders.