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What is the role of a moderator during a presidential debate?


Considering Candy Crowley's role, I don't think a moderator should: 1. Pick questions that apply to only one candidate: How would you differ yourself from Bush? Clearly that question was only for Romney, Obama's answer to that question is clearly pointless. 2. Not give the candidate she dislikes time for a rebuttal especially when it's his turn. 3. Not give the candidate she likes more time to explain himself. 4. Let the candidate she likes get away with not answering the question. 5. Not interrupt the candidate she dislikes. 6. Correct a candidate she dislikes with the wrong facts.

 

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    Skarlet 4 years ago

    I knew she would be a biased liberal, but I was surprised that she was so blatant about it.

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    Cassie Smith 4 years ago

    I knew that leftist moderator coudn't helpt it. They subconsciously can't help aiding Obama. She interrupted Romney more times and didn't let him follow up as much. The whopper was that she sided with Obama and clearly she was wrong on Libya.


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    TSAD (tsadjatko) 4 years ago

    Yeah, that too.


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    TSAD (tsadjatko) 4 years ago

    And she is supposed to see they actually answer the question which in both candidates did not do and she said nothing. The kid asked about getting a job when he graduates and Obama talked about manufacturing jobs...who goes to college to get that?

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