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The debate is like watching Jerry Springer. What an embarrassment. Not a real debate. (Original Post) Evolve Dammit Sep 2020 OP
That's a good comparison; Jerry Springer. nt procon Sep 2020 #1
What did you think would happen? Jirel Sep 2020 #2
Guess I had hoped that a seasoned moderator would have rules that had consequences if not adhered to Evolve Dammit Sep 2020 #5
You'd wish. I don't think anyone was ready for this level of BS, though. Jirel Sep 2020 #7
Spriinger would handle it a lot better than Wallace. Plus he had some bouncers. Klaralven Sep 2020 #3
you are absolutely right! Steve, I need backup. Evolve Dammit Sep 2020 #4
Jerry appears to still be around. Klaralven Sep 2020 #6
That's because trump's losing. All he can do is interrupt. rockfordfile Sep 2020 #8

Jirel

(2,056 posts)
2. What did you think would happen?
Tue Sep 29, 2020, 09:46 PM
Sep 2020

Dump can not actually debate. All he can do is scream and misbehave. That's prime Jerry Springer material.

Evolve Dammit

(17,223 posts)
5. Guess I had hoped that a seasoned moderator would have rules that had consequences if not adhered to
Tue Sep 29, 2020, 09:57 PM
Sep 2020

Jirel

(2,056 posts)
7. You'd wish. I don't think anyone was ready for this level of BS, though.
Tue Sep 29, 2020, 10:27 PM
Sep 2020

The next debate, I expect, will be different. I don't think the next news org is going to allow him to constantly yap. I'll bet that they do insert a rule that says they will simply mute the mike of the person speaking, period. It makes any news org and every moderator that allows this look like an idiot.

I don't think Wallace is entirely at fault. I doubt that they expected this level of shitshow, much less discussed how to truly deal with this idiotic misbehavior. They should have - you prepare for worst-case scenarios. I don't see a serious news org allowing this yet again, having seen Dump's performance.

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