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The circular firing squad takes its toll on Republicans

Oct. 28, 2015 - Republican presidential candidates, from left, John Kasich, Mike Huckabee, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, and Ted Cruz take the stage during the CNBC Republican presidential debate at the University of Colorado, in Boulder, Colo. (AP)

Oct. 28, 2015 - Republican presidential candidates, from left, John Kasich, Mike Huckabee, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, and Ted Cruz take the stage during the CNBC Republican presidential debate at the University of Colorado, in Boulder, Colo. (AP)

Wow, did you hear what Donald Trump said about Hillary Clinton? No? How about what Marco Rubio said about President Obama? No again?

OK, they were trick questions. There was nothing to hear because Trump and Rubio don’t talk much about Clinton and Obama.

But you surely heard what Trump and Rubio said about each other. And what Trump said about Jeb Bush and Ben Carson.

You probably also know that former President George H.W. Bush rattled the rafters by attacking the top advisers to his son, former President George W. Bush. And that those advisers, Donald Rumsfeld and former Vice President Dick Cheney, fired back at the elder Bush.

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Michael Goodwin is a Fox News contributor and New York Post columnist.

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