"Reince Priebus should be fired": Conservatives unload on RNC & CNBC after disastrous debate

Conservatives identify two clear losers in tonight's debate: CNBC, and the Republican National Committee

By Sophia Tesfaye

Senior Politics Editor

Published October 29, 2015 2:39AM (EDT)

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(AP/Charles Rex Arbogast/Susan Walsh/John Locher)

Nothing riles up the right-wing base like rallying against librul media bias and tonight's garbage fire of a debate circus on CNBC provided the Republican presidential candidates, the conservative audience at Coors Event Center in Boulder, Colorado, and right-wingers on Twitter with more than enough anti-media fodder to pitch an epic two-hour fit.

Of course, the whining emanated from the campaigns themselves, with Jeb Bush's campaign peeved about his dearth of airtime:


The anti-CNBC gripes recurred throughout the debate:

But in the end, some conservatives somehow found something to praise about their Republican presidential candidates:

By Sophia Tesfaye

Sophia Tesfaye is Salon's senior editor for news and politics, and resides in Washington, D.C. You can find her on Twitter at @SophiaTesfaye.

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