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DNC Chair Mercilessly Mocks RNC Chair After GOP Votes to Withdraw from Debate Commission

DNC Chair Mercilessly Mocks RNC Chair After GOP Votes to Withdraw from Debate Commission
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Conservative cancel culture strikes again.

On Thursday, the Republican National Committee (RNC) voted unanimously to withdraw from the Commission on Presidential Debates, citing grievances of an anti-conservative bias that have grown all too familiar in recent years.

As a result of the vote, Republican candidates will no longer participate in debates coordinated by the commission, with the RNC requiring them to sign a pledge limiting debate participation strictly to RNC-endorsed platforms.

The move comes almost two years after the disastrous first presidential debate between then-President Donald Trump and then-candidate Joe Biden, in which Trump saw widespread condemnation for what seemed his pathological inability to keep from interrupting both Biden and moderator Chris Wallace.

RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel announced the vote in a statement posted to her Twitter account.

McDaniel wrote in part:

"Debates are an important part of the democratic process, and the RNC is committed to free and fair debates. The Commission on Presidential Debates is biased and has refused to enact simple and commonsense reforms to help ensure fair debates including hosting debates before voting begins and selecting moderators who have never worked for candidates on the debate stage."

She added:

"Today, the RNC voted to withdraw from the biased CPD, and we are going to find newer, better debate platforms to ensure that future nominees are not forced to go through the biased CPD in order to make their case to the American people."

McDaniel's liberal counterpart, Democratic National Committee Chair Jaime Harrison, had a different take on the news, and didn't hesitate to bring it to her attention.

Harrison said the party was afraid of a debate due to inaction and opposition to the will of the voters.

Social media users agreed.



But Harrison wasn't the only one mocking the RNC.





Though the statement promised "newer, better debate platforms" it's unclear what those will be.