But Mr. Trump just did something unique in presidential politics: He delivered 24 million prospective voters to the Republican Party in its Aug. 6 primary debate on Fox News. It is a mind-boggling number.
In 2008, wunderkind Barack Obama debated Hillary Clinton—favored then as now—and 10.7 million watched, less than half Thursday’s audience. The earlier, happy-hour GOP debate Thursday had six million viewers.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
More Than Twice As Many Viewers Watched The First Republican Presidential Debate As The 2008 Obama Clinton Debate
Posted By Milton Recht
From The Wall Street Journal, "Donald Trump, the Kingmaker: Trump has enabled the next U.S. president. But it won’t be him." by Daniel Henninger:
Posted 8/13/2015 12:32:00 PM