Why you should care
Because this could be one of the best political debates in decades.
What’s better than a good rousing political debate? Maybe it’s two rousing political debates. That’s what Fox News hopes to serve up on Thursday by dividing up the Republican presidential field into a prime-time, top-10 tier and a late-afternoon consolation debate for the subordinate seven. In a Monday appearance on CNN’s New Day program, OZY CEO Carlos Watson predicted that the prime-time matchup might offer some of the best political theater since the era of Ronald Reagan, as Donald Trump holds forth and marginal candidates take their best shot at dethroning the sharp-tongued billionaire who continues to lead the polls.