Ron Paul was on The Tonight Show last night, where Jay Leno asked him to say a little something about the other Republican candidates for president. Mitt Romney, according to Paul, is “a nice guy.” Newt Gingrich should “run for Speaker of the House again,” and Jon Huntsman is “a good diplomat” and ” a thoughtful person.”
The eight leading GOP presidential candidates met at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night for a two-hour debate on national security and foreign policy. Here are some of the most significant exchanges of the night:
Jimmy Fallon’s house band, The Roots, played a tune that sounded an awful lot like the song “Lyin’ Ass Bitch” as Michele Bachmann joined the host on set Monday night. The chorus of the song, by the alternative rock group Fishbone, is “la la la la la la la la la,” which the band members sang as Bachmann took her seat.
Saturday’s Republican debate on “family issues” kicked off with Michele Bachmann pouring water for all the men sitting around the table.
The Republican presidential candidates assembled in Spartanburg, South Carolina, last night for a primary debate, the first to focus entirely on foreign policy and national security. In a dialogue that spanned assorted geopolitical challenges — including Iran’s quest for nuclear weapons, America’s strategic relationship with Pakistan, and trade with China — the eight Republicans outlined the approaches they would take to diplomacy if elected head of state. Here are five of the most notable exchanges:
At the Republican primary debate last week Michele Bachmann suggested that Iraq and Libya should reimburse the U.S. for “what we have done to liberate these nations.”