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BeyondGeography

(39,434 posts)
Fri Apr 26, 2024, 11:41 AM Apr 26

President Biden tells Howard Stern he will debate Trump

Good.


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https://www.cnn.com/2024/04/26/politics/biden-trump-debate/index.html

Washington
CNN

President Joe Biden said he will debate former President Donald Trump ahead of this year’s election, though he said he didn’t know in what format.

“I am, somewhere. I don’t know when,” Biden said when asked by interviewer Howard Stern whether he planned to debate his predecessor. “I’m happy to debate him.”

It’s the first time Biden has said explicitly he would debate Trump in this election cycle. Previously, he has equivocated, saying it would depend on Trump’s behavior.
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FarPoint

(12,579 posts)
8. Howard Stern is worthy....
Fri Apr 26, 2024, 12:05 PM
Apr 26

I like his more adult style and he is an excellent interviewer.....his guest are relaxed, open and honest...

Raven

(13,947 posts)
2. Not a good idea. There is no forum in which even a master debater can take TSF on
Fri Apr 26, 2024, 11:47 AM
Apr 26

unless he's wearing a straight jacket and a gag.

BeyondGeography

(39,434 posts)
5. I really don't get that POV
Fri Apr 26, 2024, 11:51 AM
Apr 26

Trump hurt himself in the first debate in 2020 and Biden pretty much finished him off right then and there. It was a major factor in his capturing R ticket splitters and will be again IMO.

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bucolic_frolic

(44,001 posts)
7. I just don't think it will ever happen
Fri Apr 26, 2024, 11:56 AM
Apr 26

Not because I don't see the purpose of it, though I don't.

I just don't think TSF's lucidity will hold up until then. Summers are stressful on dementia patients. The heat, humidity. Vocabulary is diminishing as the months roll by.

B.See

(1,631 posts)
9. Debating Trump legitimizes an insurrectionist who shouldn't even be allowed to run
Fri Apr 26, 2024, 01:37 PM
Apr 26

but apparently that doesn't count for sht in America, so instead Biden sort of has to debate him because of morons who'll think Biden weak if he doesn't.

Biden knows this.

While we're at it, how bout we make embezzlers bank CEOs, and incompetent doctors the heads of hospitals.

We wouldn't even trust a fuck-up barber with trimming our hair, but MAGA wants to put their criminal clown back in the Oval Office.

They're 'special' that way.

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