Want to improve the presidential debates?

  • Article by: Rachael Larimore , Slate
  • Updated: October 23, 2012 - 12:22 PM

Then stop giving the lame slots to female moderators.

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vlombardyOct. 23, 12 3:29 PM

A real debate would include all candidates for President. The Libertarian and Green Party also have candidates running, and nothing is heard from them. It may well be that Jill Stein's true populism may cost Obama reelection, since none of her votes will come from the anarchists for Romney/Ryan.

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jdlellis1Oct. 23, 12 3:29 PM

Yet another example of woman victimhood. First and foremost, debates are not about the moderators. Perhaps the most prominent debate(s) in U.S. history were the Lincoln/Douglas debates, with no moderator.

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ALANDERSA12Oct. 23, 12 5:43 PM

at a forum for some local candidates the moderator did what she was supposed to do make sure the candidates followed the rules when there time was up she immediately cut them off even if they were in mid sentence

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