Sorry, I just don't see it either.
The debates aren't really meant for us, for whom they're a total waste of time.
They're meant for undecided voters who swallow spin and actually accept non-answers and political double talk.
Figures of speech are not rebuttals. I just wanted to say that.
Is there really a difference, format-wise at least, between the "debates" of the last couple of months and the interview portion of the Miss America Pageant?
the miss america contestants are actually better at spinning their answers?
Let me host the fucking debates. Give me an airhorn, and I'll announce at the beginning that whenever a candidate starts spewing either lies or spin (to-may-to, to-mah-to), I'll cover it up with the air horn. I'll ask aggressive and leading questions. I'll make my disdain for certain candidates and certain views obvious. I'll do my damnedest to made every single candidate spitting mad. I'll work Mitt Romney til he swears. I'll link all the documentation of their worst moments as I ask them to 'splain themselves. I'll tie candidates with opposing views wrist to wrist and make them slash at each other with knives while they present opposing points of view, and question the manliness of any candidate who refuses. I'll shoot them with pellet guns when they make specious arguments. By the end of the night, those left standing, unbloodied, and unbowed would have shown that they have the vigor, strength, and knife fighting skills to be president.
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