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2016 presidential debates
The press post-mortem, CNN

The Press Needs Pressing After A Hard Presidential Season

All the press buzz is about the press itself lately. It’s no secret, the Fourth Estate didn’t bring its A-game to covering the 2016 presidential campaign.

December 9, 2016
Chris Wallace moderates third and final debate

‘Fair And Balanced’ Wallace Parroted Lies About Clinton Foundation

Contrary to the RNC press release, the notion that any Friend of Bill (or Hillary) got “taxpayer money” because they had donated to the Clinton Foundation is entirely untrue.

October 20, 2016
Chris Wallace interviews Donald Trump on Fox News.Chris Wallace interviews Donald Trump on Fox News.

Now, More Than Ever, Chris Wallace Is The Wrong Person To Moderate Final Debate

Wallace’s selection as moderator has always been riddled with conflicts. The fact that Trump now essentially refuses to come out from behind the Fox News curtain, while serious allegations of Trump wrongdoing mount, makes Wallace’s moderator role even more problematic.

October 18, 2016
clinton debate strategy

Clinton’s Ingenious Debate Strategy Lays Bare Trump’s Racism, Sexism and Venality

In the annals of feminism, Monday’s debate will rank with the epic tennis match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King.

September 27, 2016

Hunting The Clintons: The True Story Behind Gennifer Flowers’ $500K Payday

The once-notorious Gennifer Flowers is now expected to attend the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton — as the guest of the Republican nominee’s campaign. Whatever she says now, this is her real story.

September 25, 2016
Gary Johnson

Libertarian Gary Johnson Is Nearing A Prime-Time Slot

In addition to the attraction of being someone other than Clinton or Trump, Johnson is helped by his running mate, William Weld of Massachusetts, who like himself is a former Republican two-term governor of a Democratic state.

August 5, 2016

Carbon Tax, ExIm Bank, Glass Steagall: Hard Questions For Democratic Debaters, Please

The Democratic candidates ought to be asked about their differences in dealing with the most challenging issue of our time: global climate change. So far Clinton has failed to endorse a tax on carbon emissions, which Sanders supports and many experts believe is essential if the world is to avoid a climate calamity.

November 13, 2015
Republican presidential debate

Trump Means Money To The Networks Carrying Debates

Many factors account for the ratings records, but Trump gets most of the credit.

October 20, 2015