The Debates

September 29th, 2020 at 7:51:33 PM permalink
SOOPOO
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Mute button needed. If candidate X s due two minutes, mute candidate Y during those two minutes. Any way you look at it, this debate is a low point in the history of American politics.
September 29th, 2020 at 7:52:29 PM permalink
terapined
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Quote: aceofspades
My thoughts on the debate:-- this is based on debate performance of POTUS, Biden and Wallace as moderator only and does not reflect policy positions of either candidate

Do you think Biden wore an ear piece?
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September 29th, 2020 at 7:58:05 PM permalink
aceofspades
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Quote: terapined
Quote: aceofspades
My thoughts on the debate:-- this is based on debate performance of POTUS, Biden and Wallace as moderator only and does not reflect policy positions of either candidate

Do you think Biden wore an ear piece?


That's the question you ask after I set forth an unbiased and detailed review of the debate?

Just to avoid further questioning on this - it did not appear that he did
September 29th, 2020 at 8:01:35 PM permalink
Gandler
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Trump had a clear softball with "will you denounce white Supremecy"? And, completely dodged the question.

Also, this time not surprising, refused to give a clear answer on accepting the results (but this time it is more problematic because he is in power).

I think Wallace did an admirable job being a moderator, its pretty hard to be a moderator when you keep getting ignored (what can you do kick out the President)? Trump's behavior was terrible, but I am sure his base loves it.....

As for substance/ fact checking, Biden told the truth more often than Trump (much more), but this should not be surprising.
https://www.nytimes.com/live/2020/09/29/us/debate-fact-check
September 29th, 2020 at 8:03:46 PM permalink
Tripdufan
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#thanksMAGAts
September 29th, 2020 at 8:08:38 PM permalink
ams288
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“A straight man will not go for kids.” - AZDuffman
September 29th, 2020 at 8:11:28 PM permalink
FrGamble
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Quote: SOOPOO
Mute button needed. If candidate X s due two minutes, mute candidate Y during those two minutes. Any way you look at it, this debate is a low point in the history of American politics.


I agree 100%. They both lost as did the American people.
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September 29th, 2020 at 8:11:46 PM permalink
Tripdufan
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Quote: Gandler
Trump had a clear softball with "will you denounce white Supremecy"? And, completely dodged the question.


“Stand down and stand by”

Disgraceful.
September 29th, 2020 at 8:15:47 PM permalink
AZDuffman
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Quote: aceofspades


Biden stating the Green New Deal is not his plan could cost him some votes


I almost replied you missed that then saw it. I think that is going to be the "hidden" thing. It took Trump some doing but he got him to say it.

Also, "free discussion" is not a format they should use in future debates. Clearly control was lost from the get go.
The President is a fink.
September 29th, 2020 at 8:17:07 PM permalink
aceofspades
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Quote: AZDuffman
I almost replied you missed that then saw it. I think that is going to be the "hidden" thing. It took Trump some doing but he got him to say it.

Also, "free discussion" is not a format they should use in future debates. Clearly control was lost from the get go.



Yeah Wallace tried but he lost control