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Jimmy Fallon helps you decide whether to watch the GOP presidential debate

Thursday night's Republican debate is sure to be a wild ride.


Gavia Baker-Whitelaw


Published Aug 5, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 5:38 am CDT

With Donald Trump still polling in first place, Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate is sure to be a wild ride. But in case you’re still undecided about watching, Jimmy Fallon has laid out the pros and cons.

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As Fallon points out, it’s hard to get excited about this debate as anything other than car-crash television. Either the candidates are gaffe-prone weirdos (Trump), or they sound like your uncle’s Facebook feed come to life.

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We have to say, Fallon’s pro/con list makes the debate sound pretty entertaining—if only because so many of the cons are hilariously accurate.

Screengrab via The Tonight Show Starring Jimy Fallon/YouTube

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*First Published: Aug 5, 2015, 8:09 am CDT