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Presidential Debate Commission

Political M.A.D.ness

Frank A. Weil | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

So why are the two candidates not talking more about the cliff and what they propose to do about it in sufficient detail to give voters a better basis on which to make an informed choice?

Two-Party Distorted Economic Dialogue & The Need for Open Presidential Debates

Michele Swenson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Michele Swenson

The central unspoken issue in 2012 remains the continued 30-year wealth shift upward, exacerbated by Washington's false deficit narrative and calls for austerity that actually expand wealth inequity.

Choice of Moderators Shows Need for Upgrade of Presidential Debate Programming

Steven Kurlander | Posted 10.20.2012 | Media
Steven Kurlander

What about an official Facebook presidential debate page, where each of them answers 20 to 25 short questions on various topics submitted from an array of bloggers across the political spectrum? Or why not just pick some new, diverse political pundits to ask questions at these upcoming debates?

The Challenge of Selecting Presidential Debate Moderators

Alan Schroeder | Posted 10.18.2012 | Media
Alan Schroeder

Why must debate moderators always be Washington TV journalists? They're trained to ask questions and probe evasions, but do they focus on the right topics? The lack of diversity is best measured not by ancestry or gender, but by life experience.