American Bridge 21st Century President Jessica Mackler released the following statement on the first presidential debate:
“Donald Trump confirmed tonight, once again, what we already knew — he’s unfit to serve as Commander in Chief. His complete lack of substantive ideas and two-minute long tirade on birtherism aside, Trump couldn’t manage to keep his temper in check for even a few moments before he lashed out. While Republicans watched with bated breath hoping “presidential” Trump would appear tonight, it became clear that “presidential” Trump simply does not exist. Trump showed himself to be angry, thin-skinned, prone to lies, and operating on a hair trigger temper — and those qualities have no place in the Oval Office.”Read more after the jump.