Republicans Get Dirty at Insult-ridden Presidential Debate

1B1149BC-73D8-4555-9E9F-41ECDB415DB9_w640_h360{VOA News} – Dismissing his rivals as “lying Ted” and “little Marco,” Donald Trump fended off intense attacks from his fellow presidential hopefuls at a debate Thursday that comes amid deeps signs of divisions within the Republican Party.

During the debate, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Ohio Governor John Kasich took turns taking swipes at the New York businessman, who appears to be marching toward the party’s nomination.

The debate, being held in the northern city of Detroit, was filled with the same yelling, personal insults and off-color remarks that have featured prominently in the 2016 Republican race for president.

Within five minutes of the debate’s opening, Trump had seemingly bragged about the size of his genitals.

“[Rubio] said if my hands were small, then something else is small,” Trump said, holding up his hands. “I guarantee there’s no problem.” READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.