Frank Luntz Just Issued Dramatic Prediction Halfway Through GOP Debate In South Carolina
Frank Luntz is the Republicans' favorite pollster. Known as aÂ "public opinion guru," Luntz is frequently seen on Fox News and he's credited for developing winning talking points and phrases, like the "death tax."
Saturday night, during the rancorous and contentious GOP debate in South Carolina, Luntz posted this tweet:
Luntz then immediately followed it up with this tweet:
And then this:
Seriously, this is insane.â€” Frank Luntz (@FrankLuntz) February 14, 2016
The GOP is destroying itself tonight, and they have no one to blame but themselves. #GOPDebate
What "behavior"? This is the most out-of-control debate of the 2016 cycle:
Luntz didn't stop here. More tweets:
Independent voters will look at the viciousness and chaos of tonightâ€™s #GOPDebate and say "I don't want that."â€” Frank Luntz (@FrankLuntz) February 14, 2016
For the first time ever, a #GOPDebate audience booed more than they cheered.â€” Frank Luntz (@FrankLuntz) February 14, 2016
This isn't just insane, this is suicidal. This is pathetic.
The CBS debate was the highest-rated of any in 2016, which the most viewers showing up between 10 and 10:30, when news got out how crazy it was getting.
Also, PolitiFact looked at some of the candidates' statements, awared three "Fales" or "Mostly False" ratings, plus one "Pants on Fire" rating, to Ben Carson.