Didn't catch the Tea Party Debate? Here it is, in 75 seconds of mind-numbing glory
Monday night, the eight Republican Presidential candidates threw down on the CNN-hosted Tea Party Express debate, and one thing was clear: The country is poor, the current approach to healthcare isn't working and Rick Perry is disliked. By everyone else in his party. But we weren't sure what was more appalling -- Jon Huntsman's inappropriate/misuse of a Nirvana reference or the fact that the crowd hollered its praises when the question of letting an uninsured man die was raised. (For the record, the cheers were definitely the low point, as the crowd's response came in favor of death).
Uh, no apologies.
But, if you didn't watch -- or listen to NPR's strange decision to sit down with three Republican males from middle America to discuss the debates as they happened -- you can see everything pertinent you may have missed in Buzzfeed's 75-second wrap-up.
So, what did we learn? Well, Obama's a thief, Mitt Romney sucks at poker, the Gardasil shot is the equivalent of lethal injection and Herman Cain is officially running on the sense of humor ticket. That about covers it.
Hopefully, Buzzfeed continues with its coverage of the race through YouTube shorts, because it seems to cull just the right amount of information from hours-long debates we just don't have time for. Because we need more time to peruse Facebook, and learn about all of its new features -- which allow us to, uh, stalk our possible Presidential candidates more effectively?