We generally don't think of Republicans as the folks to go in for alternative lifestyles or outre sexual practices (at least not openly). But here we are, mere hours away from round two of the televised ritual humiliation of what were until a few months ago the top contenders for the Republican nomination - and at the hands of a former reality TV star with an exalted hairdo, who sometimes goes by his first name only. What's surprising is how similar the mood going into tonight's debate seems to be to the one going into the first debate on Fox back last month.
The setting seems to be this: Donald Trump is at the head of the pack. That's unnatural. He doesn't deserve to be and should not be. Someone has to destroy him. Last time Fox News took it upon itself to be the executioner and I think we can all agree that it failed spectacularly, though it took a few days for many commentators to realize that was what happened.
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