CDZ You watched the debates, and changed your mind. Here is why...

Discussion in 'Clean Debate Zone' started by Andylusion, Oct 10, 2016.

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Did the debates, any of them, change your mind about anything?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  3. It changed my mind about a specific issue, but not who to vote for.

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  4. No, but in other elections it has.

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  5. No, and they are pointless.

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    As the title suggests, this is an open question to all people, right, left, center, and crazy.

    To anyone who watched, any, or all of the debates, and specifically because of something you saw in the debate changed your mind on who you would vote for.

    What was it that changed your mind, and why?

    My view is that debates have absolutely no value whatsoever. I didn't bother watching any of them. I've seen videos of past debates, and never saw anything of any value.

    So here is your chance to explain it to me. What was it that changed your mind, and convinced you of... whatever, and why?
     
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    It solidified my view that the Dems have no problem using cold war propaganda techniques when it suits them.
     
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    I am still firm in my resolve to vote for neither.

    I don't recall ever watching a debate where a moderator actually took an active part in debating, however. Anderson Cooper was o.k., but that Martha Raddatz should never be allowed near a debate again. She was so thoroughly unprofessional that there was little doubt that the media was part of the process of getting Hillary elected.
     
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    If a third party candidate was allowed in that shameful second debate we just might have a new leader in the polls.

    I have never seen such a shameful Post Archie Bunker display of ignorance on the part of two people I should respect.

    My God, Let me moderate the 3rd debate and give me the power to cut their microphone the moment either gets off topic answering my questions. They'll be given one more chance to actually answer the question then we'll go to the next candidate.

    Why are none of these fools answering with MATH how they think Social Security should be fixed or changed.

    Same with healthcare and the deficit.

    I am glad by kid watched a movie in his room.
     
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    Candy Crowley did the same thing in the Romney/Obama debate.
     
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    How about an automatic cutoff after two minutes? (But that would hurt the entertainment value and ratings.)

    As for Social Security and the National Debt, there are only two real solutions: Economic expansion and/or inflation.
     
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    I really cannot fathom how anyone intelligent could still be undecided. The questions proffered by the "undecided" voters at the debate confirmed my suspicion that they are largely ignorant mouth-breathers.
     
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    The responses and poll answer, are rather interesting.

    See, I was actually attacked and insulted for not watching the debates. Someone told me that it was part of my civic duty to be informed, and the debates were part of being informed.

    Yet not one person has attempted to explain how they were 'informed' by the debates.

    Interesting.
     
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    Not sure who attacked you, but they were wrong.

    Though there is something to be said for watching the debates to see how "presidential" each candidate can look under the white-hot glow of prime-time, multiple channels, with no commercial breaks.

    That being said, I do not begrudge a single person who sits them all out this fall.
     
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    Personally I didn't watch the debates. Too depressing. One of these two are going to be the next president. There's an old saying about hitting the bottom of the barrel, we've bored through the bottom of the barrel, dug deep into the dirt and apparently just hit a septic tank.
     
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