With news breaking right now that the Commission on Presidential Debates has formally canceled the presidential debate on October 15. . .
— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) October 9, 2020
. . .read this truth-bomb from former Sen. Bob Dole where he says that the commission’s Republican members do not support President Trump:
The Commission on Presidential Debates is supposedly bipartisan w/ an equal number of Rs and Ds. I know all of the Republicans and most are friends of mine. I am concerned that none of them support @realDonaldTrump. A biased Debate Commission is unfair.
— Senator Bob Dole (@SenatorDole) October 9, 2020
This source is unimpeachable:
This is…a surprise considering the source. And persuasive, given such. https://t.co/Ke0P0G64xH
— Jeff B., who on earth is this guy?? (@EsotericCD) October 9, 2020
This *should* result in changes:
A word from a true American statesman. @SenatorDole is one of greatest men I've known. It's not just @realDonaldTrump who knows the Debate Commission is biased. Thank you Sen Dole! https://t.co/Ir4Y9ndmZy
— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) October 9, 2020
“This was always rigged against @realDonaldTump”:
Bob Dole admits what we all knew, the presidential debate commission is a rigged entity. It’s filled with Democrats and Never Trumpers. This was always rigged against @realDonaldTrump.
— Robby Starbuck (@robbystarbuck) October 9, 2020
And from Twitchy favorite Nick Searcy:
— Nick Searcy,INTERNATIONAL FILM & TELEVISION STAR (@yesnicksearcy) October 9, 2020
Former libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, however, takes issue with Dole’s description of the committee as “bipartisan” and not “nonpartisan”:
Bipartisan? Funny, their lawyers told me they were Nonpartisan.
— Gov. Gary Johnson (@GovGaryJohnson) October 9, 2020
He does have a point:
The entire two-party system duopoly, including the Commission, is rigged and unfair. Every candidate that is on the ballots in all states should be allowed to debate. https://t.co/6AzbPcgvo9
— Carol Roth (@caroljsroth) October 9, 2020
With the October 15 event canceled, it looks like the next one will be October 22 in Nashville:
— Johnny Verhovek (@JTHVerhovek) October 9, 2020
Although we may still hear from both candidates on October 15 via town halls:
I’m hearing from a source that President Trump is in talks to do a town hall with NBC Thursday night in lieu of the scheduled debate. Doesn’t appear to be finalized, but would be the same night that Joe Biden is doing one w/ ABC.
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) October 9, 2020
Stay tuned. . .