GOP Debate Light on Substance, Heavy on Style

In her Black Snob blog, editor Danielle Belton takes a satirical look at the Republican presidential debate.

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Black Snob editor Danielle Belton evaluates the Republican presidential debate and decides that it was "full of sound and fury, signifying nothing."

Texas Gov. Rick "Good Hair" Perry may have got the headline of Wednesday night's presidential debate by doubling-down on his "Social Security is a ponzi scheme" statements, but the real Ponzi shenanigans going on weren't coming from our entitlement programs, but about three-fourths of the candidates on that stage. Many of whom who weren't so much pushing campaigns, but pushing for future punditry/lobbying gigs and book deals. With their non-existent poll rankings and fatal personality flaws, they wasted time talking loud and signifying nothing while Jon Huntsman fought for relevancy and Ron Paul fought for respect. They were a cacophony of phonies you already forgot were running kept grifting in the background while well-coiffed doppelgangers Perry and his seething prissy rival Willard "Mittens" Romney fought for America's hand in marriage.

Here's the highlights [of] a debate featuring your political Kens and one Barbie, known kooks, political hustlers and ... Ron Paul.

The Candidates From Mattel: Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, Jon Huntsman and Michele Bachmann

Good looking, but kind of all over the place on substance, our candidates from Mattel, like other Mattel products, are kind of plastic. But at least two of them are pretty popular right out the box and stand the shot of moving into the greatest Dream House ever built.

Read Danielle Belton’s entire entry at Black Snob.

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Danielle C. Belton is a Washington, D.C.-based satirist and blogger. Follow her on Twitter.

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