2016 Elections

Trump's One-Man Show Is a Smash

The front-runner's event was far more entertaining than the Republican debate he snubbed.

On his own.

Photographer: William Edwards/AFP/Getty Images

The competing spectacles put on by Republican presidential candidates in Iowa on Thursday night should put to rest any remaining doubts that the party's 2016 nomination contest is a show business phenomenon, and has little to do with the boring realities of governing after Election Day. 

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