The former governor of Massachusetts has not yet commented on his reason for declining to attend.
Considering the size of IONs viewership and the holiday scheduling of the debate, viewership of the event is expected to be light. Newsmax’s choice to use a reality television star to host the debate has caused Jon Huntsman and Ron Paul to decline the invitation and choosing disgraced former CNN news chief Eason Jordan as a producer has also soured the appeal of the event.
Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum are the only candidates to so far accept an invite to the December 27th GOP debate, but with Mitt dropping out even more may decide that that the event is not for them.Rich Mitchell is the Sr. Managing Editor of Conservative Daily News. His posts may contain opinions that are his own and are not necessarily shared by Anomalous Media, CDN, staff or .. much of anyone else. Find him on twitter, facebook and google+