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Sunday, September 14, 2008

presidential election debates


Before you get caught up in some less important debate about the presidential debates, remember:

The presidential election debates haven't been sponsored by a non-partisan group since 1987.

Here's what the League of Women Voters had to say about it on October 3, 1988:
The League of Women Voters is withdrawing sponsorship of the presidential debates... because the demands of the two campaign organizations would perpetrate a fraud on the American voter. It has become clear to us that the candidates' organizations aim to add debates to their list of campaign-trail charades devoid of substance, spontaneity and answers to tough questions. The League has no intention of becoming an accessory to the hoodwinking of the American public.
Source: wikipedia - US Presidential Election Debates

3 comments:

dennis moore said...

Yes, the debate on residential election is now looks like euphoria, distracting public mind from the real issue which facing the country.
But public is no so fool, they understand reality and will not be distracted. The y will chose the right candidate who can serve the country with dedication patriotism and sincerity.
Thanks

Mike said...

I think "public is so fool" and will be and has been easily distracted.

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