What Tonight’s Republican Candidates Need To Doby Kevin Boyd
Tonight, the Republicans presidential candidates will gather in Columbia, South Carolina for their latest debate. They’ll be fresh off their performance at the Reagan library. The candidates have different goals they need to accomplish tonight:
-He needs to address abortion questions without flip-flopping.
-He needs to come off as less authoritarian.
-He needs to show differences with Bush.
-He needs to build on his performance from last time.
-He needs to show more energy however from last time.
-He needs to build on his performance, as well, from last time.
-He needs to be more sincere.
-He needs to give a stance on something other than abortion and how much he hates the gays.
-Continue building on his fiscal credentials.
-Demonstrate that he stands for something.
-Show a little charisma.
-He needs to show that he’s more than a single issue “out of Iraq now” candidate.
-He needs to come off as less angry, while maintaining his passion for his issues.
-He needs to try and touch on issues the Republican base cares about.
-Continue to demonstrate that he believes in more than deporting illegal aliens
-Needs to demonstrate more confidence on stage.
-He needs something for Republican voters to remember him by