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Craig Roberts Donating Member (292 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-03-04 06:40 PM
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2. You know what sucks
Is that the second debate is the one with the different format (the "town hall" format). What would have been great would have been if the second debate was the same format as the first. That would have put Bush in a no-win situation. If he cleaned up his act and listened quietly and respectfully without making faces while Kerry spoke, it would have been so obvious that he was "behaving himself" in contrast to the first debate, that it would have been comical. But he would have had no other choice, since any repeat of his performance in the first debate would have been criticized as well.

The town hall format gives him the opportunity to behave differently without it being so obvious. It's a different format and they will be behaving differently anyway.

By the third debate, it will not be such an obvious contrast to his performance in the first. He will behave himself and it won't seem so black-and-white.

Oh well. Let's just hope our man Kerry keeps coming through for us.
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