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Bucky

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Name: Mister Rea
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This format is ridiculous. There's a much better way to vet the candidates

The debate format is ridiculous. What matters most is nominating someone who can go toe-to-toe with Trump.

Instead of two nights of 10 candidates talking to each other, which only shows how good they aren't arguing with normal human beings, we should have a series of 20 different debates, maybe 30 minutes each, with each candidate going one-on-one against Dennis Miller, who's about the most Trump like entertainer out there--and who frankly needs the gig.

So then, whoever gets in the best zingers, perhaps as judged by an applause-o-meter... that's who we nominate.

The Atlantic: Republicans & Democrats Don't Understand Each Other

I thought this was informative. We spend a lot of energy demonizing Republicans. It's not really helpful.

But among Democrats, education seems to make the problem much worse. Democrats who have a high-school degree suffer from a greater perception gap than those who donít. Democrats who went to college harbor greater misunderstandings than those who didnít. And those with a postgrad degree have a way more skewed view of Republicans than anybody else.


Read the whole article here
[link:https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/06/republicans-and-democrats-dont-understand-each-other/592324/|
Republicans Donít Understand DemocratsóAnd Democrats Donít Understand Republicans]
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