Skip to comments.NO MORE MODERATORS, solves all problems..
Posted on 10/18/2012 9:28:10 PM PDT by carlo3b
With all of the problems with finding moderators that can or will moderate the debates without obvious bias, the only option available is to structure the format without the need of a moderator..
The only requirement for a true debate is timing, requiring the participants to adhere to and agreed upon time limit for discussion of the chosen topics..
All that is required is an announcer, and a time clock, and an automatic switch that terminates the camera, and microphones, and move on to the next topic.. Each participant has an allotted time period.. Fin
But... Obama talks to slow!
Grade on a curve!
Non affirmative action is a return to good old fashioned racism
No need to find a center ground when there already is one.. Next!
I want Mark Levin as moderator.
I am a minority, Short Italian with a smart mouth, and never got a leg up except the big Irish Cop that gave us a kick in the A$$ for loitering on corners..
Something is missing... While time keeping is an issue, and interruptions certainly are a pain, the big deal in my mind is the formulation of the questions. If Obama only gets, “What are your best accomplishments?” and Romney gets, “How are you not like George W. Bush?” there is a problem that time keeping alone can’t solve.
Why not RUSH? Obama may not agree with that pick.. :)
Sure easy for you to say, you are too young to remember, it took so long as they talked all day, and the bathrooms had long lines..
Here's what one of the skid marks on Journalism's shorts has for us this Monday, folks.
Tuesday 23 Oct. 2012 - Asked why he did not have any questions about Benghazi for President Obama at Monday's debate Schieffer exclaimed, "Benghazi? I Just Didn't Know About It. If I had known about it I would not have stopped Gov. Romney from asking about it. I've been on vacation and I just missed it."
The media only reports on information that they read in the MSM, and none of those outlets reported on either of those problems.. So technically he is correct.. Move on, nothing here.. :)
Have Hal moderate it from 2001 space Odyssey!
I’ll accept that there may have to be some correction to the format, not too many then you get back to the problems that got us here, that need to create a structure of conformity..
All we need is to let the major topics get discussed in a fair way..
Especially “moderators” like Raddatz and Crowley. As soon as the debate got going, they morphed into teleprompternoids for Barry. It was really weird.
When Candy held up that transcript, after Bamer asked her to show it, I almost broke the TeeVee.. HA! Gotcha.. :)
Beep at 10 seconds. If they don’t stop, taze ‘em. That’d up ratings too.
Drive the ratings.. The More blood the better.. Pay TeeVee, apply it to the Debt.. :)
After reading the amount of time allowed to both candidates during all three debates...Leher did the best job with the least interference.
But he was hammered the most...go figure.
This guy is the best at what he does.
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