All Political Debates To End?

The Lone Cactus

If you look at the political landscape right now, and you take into account the hesitancy of political candidates, especially those that think they are in the lead at the moment, to want to skip debates, the answer to the question looks easy.

Yes.

Debating has been a part of the American political scene since probably the 1850’s with the Lincoln/Douglas debates. Those debates though were for the Senate, but both Lincoln and Douglas wouldn’t be able to understand the current format used by the various debate sanctioning bodies today. And that’s what has caused a lot of the rift.

Currently, several candidates up for election in the midterms are refusing to debate their rivals. Democrats don’t want to share the stage with Republicans they claim are nothing more than conspiracy theorists. Republicans don’t want to have debates moderated by media that has an extreme left-wing bias and poses “gotcha”…

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