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General News    H4'ed 10/2/16

Travel Notes of A Talking Head: The Trump-Clinton Debate As Seen From Moscow

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American-born, Brussels-based journalist, Gilbert Doctorow: 

The show on Tuesday evening (  the broadcast of “Sixty Minutes,” a political talk show,  ) was far not ideal for reasons I will go into below. But I am nonetheless very grateful to my hosts for being brought over for the event. First, the invitation forced me to get up in the middle of night European time to watch the Clinton-Trump debate from beginning to end and to direct my full attention to it, which I would not otherwise have done. It also forced me to read the Russian press fairly thoroughly on my way to Moscow in order to anticipate the angle of interest there. And most importantly, once I was on the panel, it gave me an insider’s look into how Russia’s elites view the contest between Trump and Clinton, not only from what was aired but also from our exchanges in the breaks and immediately after the broadcast. 

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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)
 

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