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No questions about climate change in CNN debate sponsored by coal industry

February 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment


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Tags: Debates · Democrats · Media

Correction, “Republican Debate Rankings, 1/30″

February 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Commenter Mike– who gets the distinguished honor of being the first person to leave a non-spam comment here at TWP– caught a mistake in my Republican Debate Rankings.  I stated: Mike Huckabee – Scored points for honesty by being the only candidate to note that Americans are worse off now than they were eight years ago [...]

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Tags: Debates · Mike Huckabee · Republicans · Ron Paul · Train Wreck Politics

Democratic Debate Rankings, 1/31/08: Obama outclasses Clinton

January 31st, 2008 · No Comments

The big winner of tonight’s Los Angeles debate was the Democratic Party.  Overall, a substantive and appropriately cordial debate, which benefited both candidates.  Barack Obama’s graciousness throughout put a damper on ”The Snub” from earlier in the week, and he wisely avoided any “You’re likeable enough” moments as well.  He even went so far as to hold Hillary Clinton’s chair for [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Debates · Democrats · Hillary Clinton

Republican Debate Rankings, 1/30/08: Romney on top

January 31st, 2008 · 3 Comments

This was the first debate I’ve watched using CNN’s online real-time reaction tracker.  It’s a graph from 1 to 100 that shows you how people are reacting, positively or negatively (100 being absolute positive, 1 being absolute negative), toward what a candidate is saying, and it’s pretty amazing.  The Politico– CNN’s partner in the debate– [...]

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Tags: Debates · John McCain · Mike Huckabee · Mitt Romney · Republicans · Ron Paul