I Usually Watch Political Debates. I didn’t Watch This Last One.

I just couldn’t bring myself to do it.

Lauren Elizabeth

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Even if they didn’t watch it, I’m sure a lot of people were aware that another Republican debate took place on Wednesday, December 6th. Of course, once again without Donald Trump — the runaway favorite — even bothering to participate.

Personally, I don’t miss very many debates. I genuinely enjoy them, and find amusement in these politicians actively trying as hard as they possibly can to come across like human beings often to no avail. With Republicans, it’s always entertaining to watch them attempt to see who can come across as even more absurd, outdoing the other and trying to sound as bizarre as possible in order to garner support from their base.

Last night though…I just didn’t have the energy.

Caroline Vakil with The Hill writes:

Vivek Ramaswamy emerged from the fourth GOP debate in Alabama facing backlash from Republicans over his aggressive performance.

The 38-year-old GOP millennial called former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley “fascist” and compared her campaign launch video to “a woke Dylan Mulvaney Bud Light ad,” while claiming former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) “version of foreign policy experience was closing a bridge from New…

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Lauren Elizabeth

Lauren is a writer & leftist with analysis on topics related to politics & policy. She can be reached at LaurenMartinchek@gmail.com or Twitter @xlauren_mx