- Tim Stanley: Debate showed GOP at breaking point. Call it creative destruction--with several accusing Cruz of lying, Trump needling Bush
- He says Trump attack on George W. Bush over 9/11 riled Jeb, audience; was it brave? Reckless?
Timothy Stanley, a conservative, is a historian and columnist for Britain's Daily Telegraph. He is the author of "Citizen Hollywood: How the Collaboration Between L.A. and D.C. Revolutionized American Politics." The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)By the end of the CBS debate Saturday night I was left feeling simultaneously disgusted with the Republican Party and more confident about its future. Why? Because all the rhetorical violence on stage indicated that the GOP has a breaking point. Reaching it and going beyond it is the path to electoral success.