Sure it’s political – but there’s nothing like watching an online backlash in progress. I’ve quit watching the debates they are completely devoid of any cogent analysis or articulation of the US’s economic and foreign policy problems. Instead we focus on Obama’s halo and Clinton’s shiftyness.
Much of the debate’s first half had Senator Obama on the defensive. ABC News anchors Charlie Gibson and George Stephanopoulos confronted Obama about his former pastor, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright, and his alleged ties to a former member of the ’60s group the Weather Underground. Obama was even asked about the fact he doesn’t wear an American flag on his lapel. Obama was also pressed about his recent comments that disenfranchised Americans have turned to guns and religion.
I wish we would stop calling them debates. They are nothing but. Completely moderated, completely stage managed and completely planned.