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(16,281 posts)
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 05:51 PM Nov 30

Apparently, the DeSantis/Newsom debate is tonight

on FAUX. Anyone gonna watch?

Bravo to Newsom for going into the lion's den, and I know he's multiple times smarter than DS, but he is submitting to a very rigged situation IMO.
Don't know if I have a strong enough stomach.

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Apparently, the DeSantis/Newsom debate is tonight (Original Post) senseandsensibility Nov 30 OP
Time? rurallib Nov 30 #1
Gavin already handed shawn his ass on a plate. His pinky fingernail is smarter than both. onecaliberal Nov 30 #2
I think it starts at 9pm east coast time. RKP5637 Nov 30 #3
Six pm Pacific time senseandsensibility Nov 30 #4
And there might be a stacked FAUX audience senseandsensibility Nov 30 #5
There will not be a live audience. Abolishinist Nov 30 #16
Yes, very rigged bucolic_frolic Nov 30 #6
He'll definitely win senseandsensibility Nov 30 #12
Is Newsom REALLY trying to get "us" to trash Joe Biden and vote him in?? a kennedy Nov 30 #7
I think he's going to defend Biden and our values senseandsensibility Nov 30 #8
👍🏻 I know you're right. a kennedy Nov 30 #24
I don't think he's competing wirh Joe calguy Nov 30 #9
No way Jose. Newsom is a genuine dyed in the wool team player Brother Buzz Nov 30 #21
Uhm, he IS defending the Biden Harris admin. onecaliberal Nov 30 #35
NYT probably already has both their possible stories prime for tomorrow....... Takket Nov 30 #10
Funny if it weren't so true senseandsensibility Nov 30 #11
Bookmarking your post. maxsolomon Nov 30 #13
senseandsensibility............ Upthevibe Nov 30 #14
I tend to agree senseandsensibility Nov 30 #15
There is no audience. Abolishinist Nov 30 #17
Thanks for the info senseandsensibility Nov 30 #18
A HUGE plus. Abolishinist Nov 30 #19
Newsom is doing great so far superpatriotman Nov 30 #20
Thanks for watching! senseandsensibility Nov 30 #22
My wife is making me watch superpatriotman Nov 30 #23
I don't think I could make my husband watch senseandsensibility Nov 30 #25
First question... are you wearing an earpiece? keithbvadu2 Nov 30 #26
dangit. I actually did want to watch. lol ecstatic Nov 30 #27
Let us know what you hear! senseandsensibility Nov 30 #28
first impression: Newsom - handsome, tiny d: hideous. ecstatic Nov 30 #29
DeSantis' forced phony smile is totally cringe worthy Brother Buzz Nov 30 #30
I have to say, the questions have been very biased so far. Abolishinist Nov 30 #31
Zero interest for me. Tommy Carcetti Nov 30 #32
I think I'm done. They just played a Billy Graham Jr. Abolishinist Nov 30 #33
Fat Sean said this was a state v state debate superpatriotman Nov 30 #34


(42,138 posts)
6. Yes, very rigged
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 06:10 PM
Nov 30

DeSantis was much more of a potential threat back when Newsom agreed to the debate. It's likely to be a draw, but DeSantis might stir his credibility a bit. I don't see upside for Newsom for doing this. I think he just enjoys the sparring of ideologies and party politics. He'll do fine.

a kennedy

(29,263 posts)
7. Is Newsom REALLY trying to get "us" to trash Joe Biden and vote him in??
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 06:12 PM
Nov 30

Or is my glass of wine kicking in and I’m totally drunk???


(5,087 posts)
9. I don't think he's competing wirh Joe
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 06:31 PM
Nov 30

He's confronting MAGAts on their home turf, demonstrating how to engage these clowns and beat them at their own game.

He's also getting national exposure for 2028, and there's nothing at all wrong with that.


(32,121 posts)
35. Uhm, he IS defending the Biden Harris admin.
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 10:19 PM
Nov 30

They asked why he was doing it at the beginning and he said because he wanted to set the record straight about the Biden Harris administration and all of the great things they’re doing for America. So no he’s not trashing Biden.


(21,261 posts)
10. NYT probably already has both their possible stories prime for tomorrow.......
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 06:39 PM
Nov 30

desantis beats newsom in debate: here's why that is bad for Joe Biden. It shows how much more people prefer the GOP now because everyone hates Biden!


Newsom beats desantis in debate: Here's why that is bad for Joe Biden. Biden is old and unliked, and Democrats would probably win if he steps aside, but he won't do that, and that makes him more unlikable!!!!!!!!

either way, Democrats will lose tonight.


(32,750 posts)
13. Bookmarking your post.
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 07:04 PM
Nov 30

I'll let you know what the awful horrible not good NYT says. In the meantime, you should pre-emptively cancel your subscription.


(7,743 posts)
14. senseandsensibility............
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 08:17 PM
Nov 30

I'm apprensive about it because people are moved by emotion and not facts..

Hannity's the moderator - Not good for us
Audience - If I had to guess, I'd think it'd be 99.9% DeSantis' supporters

I may try to watch it but I don't want to waste a Xanax on this....


(1,216 posts)
17. There is no audience.
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 08:59 PM
Nov 30

And from what I've read, his involvement will be minimal. We'll see how that works out.


(1,216 posts)
19. A HUGE plus.
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 09:14 PM
Nov 30

Hand-picked audiences present at least two problems.
#1, they're annoying and predictable.
#2, their presence cajoles those on stage to cater to them vs. the actual debate. In addition, it's nice having only two on stage.


(16,281 posts)
22. Thanks for watching!
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 09:22 PM
Nov 30

I would say two half brains against one, but I'm not sure Sean or Ron are even that bright.


(16,281 posts)
25. I don't think I could make my husband watch
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 09:33 PM
Nov 30

even if he didn't have sports on. You're really taking one for the team.


(1,216 posts)
31. I have to say, the questions have been very biased so far.
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 09:51 PM
Nov 30

And calling this a "debate" or whatever is a joke, it's nothing but a shouting match with both spouting stats that most don't know unless they take the time to look them up.

Very dissapointing so far, really nothing at all regarding differences in political philosophies.


(1,216 posts)
33. I think I'm done. They just played a Billy Graham Jr.
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 09:56 PM
Nov 30

ad on how much doG loves me, or at least, would like to, if I only allowed him into my heart and soul.

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