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Jorge Ramos Was the Best Debate Moderator Yet

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But, after one of the most telling exchanges so far in the 2020 Democratic debates, the viewers had a dramatically better perspective on the front-runner in the race, and on a supposedly "second-tier" challenger who had just displayed first-tier political skills. And on the way in which a skilled moderator can make a debate come alive.

We'll leave the review of Ramos to a savvy viewer, New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who tweeted mid-debate:

"Journalists could [take] notes from @jorgeramosnews in the#DemDebate. He is asking tough, but fair questions -- not to stir drama or seek a gotcha moment -- but to hold people accountable to their records and have them answer for it. His clarity makes it thrilling nonetheless."

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Did he talk about the bullshit from the DNC about deciding WHO should be in the debates?


Pray tell, what is your take on the clear and present fraud, in living color, on this "minor issue"?



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I tuned in a half hour late, but my impression of the part I heard was that neither Warren or Sanders were given much time.

Submitted on Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 at 8:11:52 PM

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