Skip to content

The Problem With the Debate

October 18, 2012

It wasn’t the moderator, no matter what certain people might want to assert.

It wasn’t the questions.

It wasn’t the format or anything else.

Let me show you what it was.

 

 

Can you see it?

No?

I’ll help you. Come along with me while we play Find the Black Folks.

There are two.

Let’s play a second round. We’ll call it, The Price is Obvious. In order to play you’ve got to guess the socioeconomic level of the members of the crowd at New York State’s largest private college?

And now for our lightening round.

WHO THE FUCK IS STILL UNDECIDED AT THIS POINT?
The rules should be self-evident.

To sum up, the problem is the fact that this debate crowd was made up of exclusively undecided voters. The president is drubbing Mitt Romney with women, Latinos, and black folks, among others. A huge number of people are informed. We’ve been studying the issues for two years! We’re not basing our vote on Big Bird or binders full of anything other than policy positions. Limiting the town hall audience to exclusively undecided voters panders to a very specific, largely white, apparently middle class, grossly uninformed miniscule section of the electorate while those of us who care enough about what the hell is happening in our country are prevented from engaging with the candidates directly.

that is a laughably stupid way of conduction anything, let alone an election.

 

One Comment leave one →
  1. October 18, 2012 6:56 PM

    I do love honesty..😉

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Social Justice Xenomorph

White Lady Done Being Nice

hoodfeminism

Life at the Intersection.

the inadvertent feminist

Kinky girl and accidental activist

Tall N Curly™

Comics, music & stuff by Chey (Cheyan Lefebvre)

serenitynow3

A topnotch WordPress.com site

Grown and Curvy Woman

Where Style Has No Age Or Size

work / play / polish

life through manicures

Hollis Plample

draws comics

Crystal St. Marie Lewis

Notes on Faith, Reason & Liberation

Politics - The Huffington Post

I am not nice, but I am honest and that is more important.

The Great American Memoir!

Like, share, comment, follow, tweet, etc.

Council House Scum

Welfare leeching wage slave writing all sorts of crap...

Radically Queer

Learn, Question, Make Change.

I am not nice, but I am honest and that is more important.

ghostnapped

Ashley Howland Author WordPress.com site

Sarah Over the Moon

I am not nice, but I am honest and that is more important.

White Rabbit's Lair

A place of any thing...

%d bloggers like this: