…and putting them on CSPAN sounds fine to me, actually. More importantly, it sounds like doing that would make it harder for the Media to go after my party’s eventual candidate. Frankly, the 2012 primary debates were a net loss for the GOP, thanks to a frankly vicious media campaign: so be it, but they only get one bite at that apple. I’ll take my chances with a new format, thanks – and if that hurts the Media’s ratings, well, maybe they should have thought of that before they started doing in-kind contributions to the Democratic party.
PS: As Tom Clancy once noted: why should I trust them? They’re reporters.