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what was the point of having Hillary watch Sanders' "America" commercial? (Original Post) Fast Walker 52 Jan 2016 OP
lol Kalidurga Jan 2016 #1
I don't know, but they made Bernie watch Hillary's most recent ad as well. HerbChestnut Jan 2016 #2
ah, thanks-- didn't realize that Fast Walker 52 Jan 2016 #5
What did O'Malley have to watch? /nt demwing Jan 2016 #12
same reason they made Duckhunter935 Jan 2016 #3
ok-- I missed that, thanks Fast Walker 52 Jan 2016 #4
It is on You Tube. SamKnause Jan 2016 #6
thanks! Fast Walker 52 Jan 2016 #11
Because Bernie had to watch one of hers. I too don't see the point of snagglepuss Jan 2016 #7
I agree--she handled it extremely well and it reflected weird tone of forum overall IMO zazen Jan 2016 #8
Nice response. Empowerer Jan 2016 #9
I agree-- she did well. Fast Walker 52 Jan 2016 #10

SamKnause

(12,968 posts)
6. It is on You Tube.
Tue Jan 26, 2016, 08:18 AM
Jan 2016

You can watch the entire forum or it is broken down between

the 3 candidates.

You can watch Hillary, Bernie, or O'Malley separately.

snagglepuss

(12,704 posts)
7. Because Bernie had to watch one of hers. I too don't see the point of
Tue Jan 26, 2016, 08:23 AM
Jan 2016

of doing this for either of them although it was free airtime .

zazen

(2,978 posts)
8. I agree--she handled it extremely well and it reflected weird tone of forum overall IMO
Tue Jan 26, 2016, 08:27 AM
Jan 2016

This Bernie supporter thinks she responded very well, actually. Best move under the circumstances and by far the most admirable way she handled things all night. The poetry vs prose comment was spot on.

Bernie has been so much "all about substance" that the ad has always been unapologetically about invoking "poetry," as she put it, and that's fine, because he does it so little. Most politicians offer bad poetry and first grade prose. He offers undergraduate level prose non-stop.

On the one hand, asking him to respond to her ad, because it did put forth her current (and let's hope) final central argument, made sense, I guess.

But to ask someone to respond to his very artfully done, visionary ad was really weird. What's she going to say? I hate Simon and Garfunkel? Why did they play the chorus four times? The use of human profiles to form pixelated larger images is still fresh but has become more common in the past 10 years?

I will give her props for handling it well.

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