Shame on ABC: Enough distractions! + Was the Philly Debate Just A GOTCHA Games Contest?

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Anyone remember the kind of questions Kucinich and Gravel received when they were allowed in to some of the “debates” last year? Whatever happened to the League of Women Voters sponsoring real debates? ~ Lo

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Was the Philly Debate Just A GOTCHA Games Contest?

April 17, 2008 MSNBC News

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Shame on ABC: Enough distractions!

Sign the petition: http://pol.moveon.org/enoughdistracti…

On April 16, ABC let voters down with their abysmal debate. Bad debates aren’t just painful to watch–they actually hurt the country. Sign the petition telling media “enough distractions – ask about issues that affect people’s lives.

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Charlie Gibson, George Stephanopoulos Lose Debate

By Matthew Rothschild
http://www.progressive.org/
April 16, 2008

What a painful debate to watch! Where is Dennis Kucinich when you need him? At least Kucinich dared to point out how off base the “moderators” were in some of the debates he was in.

I waited impatiently during the whole first half of the debate for Barack Obama to upbraid Charlie Gibson and George Stephanopoulos for dwelling on trivial, gotcha aspects of the campaign instead of the substantive issues that beset us all as a nation.

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see

Matt Gonzalez answers the debate questions on Democracy Now (videos)

Clinton vs Obama Philly Debate 04.16.08 (parts 7-12) + Debate in 30 Seconds

Clinton vs Obama Philly Debate 04.16.08 (parts 1-6)

Countdown: Double Talk McLieberman + ABC News Attacks Obama In Debate

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