Students react to GOP debate performance

If you saw the GOP debate you know, there was a lot of mud-slinging, something that has become the norm this political season.

- If you saw the GOP debate you know, there was a lot of mud-slinging, something that has become the norm this political season.

FOX 10's Danielle Miller spoke with some very impressionable audience members, to see how they felt about last night's debate.

While most thought it was entertaining, younger generations may not agree. After speaking to a few students, it was clear they're paying attention to the actions of these candidates closer than many of us may think.

The war is raging on in the race to the White House. Thursday night's debate as the final four Republicans took the stage during the FOX News Channel hosted event.

The event was full of insults, interruptions, and name calling.

"It's very immature, and they are adult men, and I think right now seeing it, even 8th graders can act better than that," said Alondra Lopez.

The students at Desert Meadows are not laughing.

"They are acting like children," said Isabella Quiroz.

"They're acting like immature kindergärtners, how they fight, and how they're calling each other names," said Alliyah Perkins.

"They all use bullying tactics, calling each other names, that's not something you look for in a President," said David Ramirez.

The students FOX 10 spoke to said a good President is someone who is a leader, respectful, and caring. After watching a few clips they had this to say.

"It just shows they don't have the ability to control a country with all these problems going on, with terrorist attacks, they're just not mature enough," said Alexandra Schoolcraft.

"We're taught not to name call, not to cuss, or any of that," said Griffin Bell.

"We're taught to do our personal best, respect, to do all that we can to keep others safe around us, you know. No name calling," said Joshua Perez.

Most of the kids said they wouldn't want any of the remaining candidates as President. One student said her favorite was John Kasich because he was the most mature and respectful.


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