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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Oct 13, 2015, 10:12 PM

25. No, actually, I think he was doing what a debate moderator should do--but mot never do.

He proved he is no lightweight in this role. I also think he gave our candidates a lot of good opportunities to confront and defang the inevitable questions and accusations that the Republicans will throw at them.

We always complain when a journalist allows a politician to slip out from under answering a question, or when a journalist fails to ask follow-up questions. Cooper did exactly what we always say we want the interviewers to do with politicians, and I think he did a fine job--and in doing so allowed our candidates many opportunities to shine, to prove themselves so much more serious than any of the Republican candidates.

Oh, and I absolutely loved it when O'Malley smacked DWS upside the head for her rigging of the debate schedule.

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