There were a few moments in Monday night's debate when an eerie familiarity came over the debate stage. The rest of the debate, however, was something new.
I am still digesting the presidential debate like a heavy meal that I ate too late in the evening. Of course I thought that Hillary was the winner on every point, and I believe that she profited from standing beside and up to Trump - Trump's interruptions, his glares and stares, his attention grabbing sniffles, his speaking in bumper sticker slogans, his snarling tone of voice should have been a warning to any possible Trump voter that the man is beyond unstable - but those may be the very qualities that appeal to them.
The campaign for president and the state of the world are not intense enough, so we have our election coverage adapted and mangled by an insane media.
This morning, myself and other New York City area clergy were called on by Faith In Public Life to speak at a press conference in Times Square about...
What we saw last night was a presidential look that now includes women. Clinton demonstrated that being a woman doesn't mean you lack stamina. She was strong, informed, direct, relaxed, confident and capable at the podium.
This was undoubtedly the first presidential debate in history to include a mention of Rosie O'Donnell. Even grading on a curve -- something the press tends to do with Donald Trump -- the Republican fared poorly.
This year, for the first time in our nation's history, the majority of voters deciding America's future will be the unmarried women, people of color and young voters who make up the Rising American Electorate (RAE). But only if they are registered and turn out to vote.
Feel free to express yourself, but stop and think about the point of getting so upset with people who you judge as having the wrong viewpoint on which candidate is right for America.
Tonight's debate is about the future of our nation. It is about who we are as a nation. It is about much more than winning and losing. It represents what kind of America we want for ourselves, our children, and the world at large.
Tonight, however, one would expect all that to evaporate, as Trump struggles mightily to get specific and fact-based on a range of policy fronts.
The presidential race is heating up and boiling over, protests are taking place across the country, and your favorite show didn't win an Emmy. Tension...
Here are five key tax questions that should be asked of the two presidential candidates in Monday's debate.
In a televised debate, with multiple opportunities for replay, especially in the digital era, elegant and substantive speaking can be overshadowed by an unfavorable image.
An issues-driven debate might not be as good for the media, but it would be a lot better for America.
Caption: Trump and Clinton speaking (...