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Fox Debate Questions Make Good TV, at Some Candidates' Expense

If Roger Ailes' employees don’t wind up picking the party’s nominee, it won’t be for lack of trying.
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Donald Trump vs. Megyn Kelly: Moderator Takes Aim

One man won last night’s Republican presidential debate, and that man is Roger Ailes, whose Fox News chose the winners, batted around the second team, and told all of the candidates what the right answers were. If his employees don’t wind up picking the party’s nominee, it won’t be for lack of trying.

They also, it must be said, gave America some good television. But the candidates in the first, 5 p.m. debate can’t have taken much solace in that.