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Tue Jun 11, 2019, 01:17 PM

 

How long will the debates be? [View all]

I ask because with 10+ people on the stage at a time, it seems like the first debate will only allow for sound-bite answers.

Say each candidate gets to respond for 1 minute per question, that means in an hour, accounting for the moderators time too, that about 5 questions could be asked.

Allowing 2 minutes per answer would mean roughly 6 questions could be asked in 2 hours.

This is why I feel the early cattle-call debates are just a forum for sound bites and snippets of stump speeches.

Your mileage might vary.
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