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Response to H2O Man (Original post)

Tue Feb 18, 2020, 01:43 PM

1. See below.

 

How important do you think that debates are?

Not very, since they are not really debates but commercials in 30 second bites.

Do you watch all of the debates that are televised?

Absolutely not, I have better things to do with my time. Nothing to be learned here, the answers are all canned.

Are debates among primary candidates either more of less important than those of candidates in the general elections?

Primaries are important but I think more people pay attention during the general. Either way, debates today are not debates in the true sense, if they were we would learn more about the candidates.

Is talent in “debating” an important skill for presidential (and vice presidential) candidates?

Yes, I think it is important that a candidate know how to handle a cold question and present his or her opinion in an intelligent, thought out manner. I just don't see these "debates" as a place where you see these skills.

What was your favorite debate ?

Kennedy and Nixon , none of the ones today.
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primary today, I would vote for:
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