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How many articles have you read slobbering over the fact that Rafael Cruz (aka “Ted”) is the first Hispanic-American to win a presidential caucus?

How many breathless articles have read about Señor Marco Antonio Rubio’s chances to become the first Hispanic president of the United States?

How about Carly Fiorina’s chances to become the first woman president? More…

Debate idea 6


Four Republicans are brilliant debaters: Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina.

The Christie and Fiorina campaigns are lagging far behind. According to the Real Clear Politics average, Fiorina stands at 3.8% and Christie at 2%.

By Contrast, Rubio is in 3rd place (behind Carson and Trump) at 11% and Cruz is at 8.8%.

Here is an idea that could boost the efforts of Fiorina or Christie: one of them should challenge Bernie Sanders to a good old-fashioned one-on-one debate.

Mr. Sanders’ campaign needs a boost too. The RCP average has him trailing Hillary Clinton 54% to 32%. More…