The Texas senator lit a fire in the conservatives. When he was asked a question about his opposition to raising the debt ceiling and budget bill, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said that the question represents why the public (i.e. conservatives) don't trust the media.
That set off a week of concern trolling. They seriously believe that the moderators were bias to them.
Cruz went to that right wing network to talk to the most annoying conservative agitator on cable news. He said that he rather have him. that old fart Limbaugh, that ratface Mark Levin and crazy snot Glenn Beck moderate the next debates.
Cruz said that the RNC must vet moderators. Question them on their voting standings.
This is the aftermath of the CNBC Republican debate. The Republicans once again bitching about the debate rules. They have demands.
They are now feuding with the RNC chief Reince Priebus over how they handle debates. Some of the demands include luxury green rooms, bloviating time and a list of many other concerns.
On Friday, the RNC dumped NBC News from sponsoring a Feb. 26 debate of presidential candidates in the fallout over the debate conducted by media partner CNBC last Wednesday that was roundly criticized by the candidates.
Several campaigns want to change the debate format because of concerns that too many candidates in the crowded Republican field for the party's 2016 presidential nomination are on stage and do not get enough time to speak.
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus cited "bad faith" in announcing the party will suspend its partnership with NBC News for the February debate to be held in Houston. Telemundo and the National Review are co-sponsors of the event.
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The CNBC debate in Boulder, Colorado, last Wednesday was designed to be devoted to discussing the candidates' views on how to improve the U.S. economy, but frequently strayed from that theme and the moderators struggled to maintain control.
"While debates are meant to include tough questions and contrast candidates' visions and policies for the future of America, CNBC's moderators engaged in a series of 'gotcha' questions, petty and mean-spirited in tone, and designed to embarrass our candidates," Priebus wrote.
The Republican National Committee, facing growing concerns by some presidential candidates about the format of future debates after last week's contentious encounter on CNBC, has appointed an official to work with the campaigns and TV networks.
An RNC official said on Sunday the committee named its chief operating officer, Sean Cairncross, to help negotiate debate terms with the networks.