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Response to jaysunb (Reply #1)

Wed Jul 8, 2015, 12:42 AM

2. Yes

The below is just a small part of it:

On the Republican side, the pressure, the squeeze seems to be brought on Republican candidates by one Donald Trump, who, because of what he said in his announcement about Mexicans and many of them being rapists, even though he’s sure some of them are OK,

... It took a while. It took a week for other Republican candidates to come out and to be critical of him, even though this is very bad news, I think, for the Republican Party in a general election. ...

(and more, highlighting how long it took before any of the Republicans (Jeb first) to push back on the Trump comments... and various on the other candidates ... just one more segment: )

TAMARA KEITH: The interesting thing about Scott Walker is that when he was running for reelection in Wisconsin, he was all about, I can be a blue state governor.

Now he’s running in Iowa, needs to win Iowa. And his preacher’s son, social conservative side is coming out more than it did in that reelection not that long ago.

GWEN IFILL (moderator): Candidate’s got to do what a candidate’s got to do.

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