(Ray Fava – Evangelical Dark Web) The RNC Primary debate was the second major campaign event, following the Family Leadership Summit in Iowa last month. Like the first event, Donald Trump was not to show. Nevertheless, it was the biggest draw to Fox News in quite some time, and Fox News proved to be unprofessional and downright amateurish with the task of moderating the debate. Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum were tasked with moderating the debate, and they showcased the lack of talent that Fox News is left with in a post Tucker Carlson world.
There are a few key areas of failure going into the debate that were set up by the Republican National Committee. The threshold to get onto the debate stage was far too surmountable. Eight people is a crowd, and there’s a dispute about whether a ninth candidate qualified or not. Fox News did not know how to do a debate with that many people and it showed.