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Why Romney Won the First Debate

Ben Linus Wrote: Oct 07, 2012 10:12 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Es5blRzMX9w Bill Maher's best line ever.
Ben Linus Wrote: Oct 07, 2012 10:25 AM
SNL was great last night too.
http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/debate-cold-open/1419927

Jim Lehrer was effective in one area as the moderator of the first Presidential Debate of 2012.  That is, he convinced the audience to not be a factor by remaining generally quiet.  While he was not very effective in controlling the candidates, Lehrer’s style seemed to work out well in facilitating his primary goal of drawing out ideological contrasts.