First I want to thank Brandon for doing such a great job live-blogging the debate and stepping in for me when my plans changed at the last minute. He did a far better job than I would’ve. I just wanted to share some of my thoughts and experiences from the debate as well.
I watched the debate at a local pizza joint with a group of students from the University of Oregon’s chapter of College Democrats. First, let me say that that was easily the best debate of the campaign. I thought both candidates did a much better job of answering the questions this time around and that they really went back and forth instead of repeating bits and pieces from their stump speeches. The moderator, Bob Schieffer, did a great job following up on with the candidates on what they said. Obviously it was far from a perfect debate, but I think it was clearly a better and more interesting debate than the previous two. Read More >>