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Jonathan Bernstein

No Debating Trump's Ignorance After That Debacle

Cruz, Rubio and moderators pressed him on policy. He couldn't answer. Even his deflections were weak.
Dust-up.

Dust-up.

Photographer: GEOFF ROBINS/AFP/Getty Images

Last time we saw this embarrassing cast of characters debate, Donald Trump said he couldn’t release his tax returns because he was being audited. As if that was supposed to make us think he was trustworthy.

This time? He assured us that he’ll be fighting a fraud lawsuit for the first three years of his presidency.