- Buck Sexton: The Ted Cruz of conservative, small government showed up at town hall, revealing humanity, intellect and poise
- He says Trump had funny lines but looked weak on issue of going negative on spouses
Buck Sexton is a political commentator for CNN and host of "The Buck Sexton Show" on TheBlaze. He was previously a CIA counterterrorism analyst. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)With the Wisconsin primary less than a week away, Tuesday night's GOP town hall was by no means a pro forma event; it was one of the last real opportunities for the remaining three candidates to adapt their campaign narratives before the delegate math is set. Only two candidates -- Donald Trump and Ted Cruz -- have a mathematical shot at the nomination, and the CNN forum gave voters a chance to size them up while they are locked in an all-out campaign dogfight.