Of course! They want to control not only the candidates, but what issues are put on the table and how they're addressed.<quoted text>The Republican primary debates were brutal, the RNC chairman should protect his candidates from one another before worrying about debating the (D) candidate on CNN or PBS.
The RNC wants to control the candidate, no matter who is selected. From the beginning and into the WH.
They want to be the presidential handler.
Can you imagine how neutered our president would be then?