Perhaps acknowledging no one could possibly be interested in what a group of people with zero chance at the White House have to say on policy matters, ordinary humans were not invited to the Happy Hour portion of tonight’s first round of Republican presidential debates.
Instead, only friends, family members, and campaign staffers of the GOP’s junior varsity league were permitted in the audience. This is what that grim scene looked like:
The audience at the preliminary contest in Cleveland by @dougmillsnyt Live #GOPDebate updates http://t.co/AUfTFpMT4h pic.twitter.com/jmzavLoJMJ
— NYT Politics (@nytpolitics) August 6, 2015
Props to everyone who was dragged to this.