GOP Decision Likely Means End of Presidential Debates

William S. Bike
4 min readJan 18, 2022

One-on-ones have changed the course of history several times

The first 1960 debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon was the first of several that swung a presidential election.

By William S. Bike

The Republican National Committee’s decision to prohibit the GOP’s presidential nominee from participating in debates sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates is a break from tradition — but only recent…

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William S. Bike

Author of "Winning Political Campaigns," a how-to book on all aspects of political campaigning, and commentator on history and baseball.