Rick Perry

GOP Debate More Painful Than Watching Red Sox

I watched the Republican debate Wednesday night. OK, not all of it. OK, full disclosure, bits and pieces of it. If the debate had been 30 minutes I might have been able to gut it out. But three hours? Anyone who tuned in for the entire show had to be either asleep, or drunk, or a relapsed masochist. The debate format reminded one of the Miss America contest, minus the evening gown competition. Everyone seemed to be committed to working for world peace, after going to war. I clicked back and forth between the debate and Red Sox for a while. Watching the Red Sox most of this season was good training for watching the GOP debates. Never underestimate the power of a high pain threshold. ...