While we have no interest whatsoever in looking at the upcoming political debates between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton from a content perspective (there are approximately three trillion other sites you can visit for discussion on that), we do understand that there is an interest in moderators.
Today, a multitude of networks announced who will be leading these debates / town halls, and there are certain some notable names who will try their best at keeping things under control. (Good luck with that.)
Monday, September 26 – Lester Holt of the NBC Nightly News will try to wrangle the two candidates.
Tuesday, October 4 – The Vice-Presidential debate will be moderated by Elaine Quijano of CBS News.
Sunday, October 9 – This debate, which is being presented in a town-hall format, will be led by ABC News’ own Martha Raddatz and CNN’s Anderson Cooper.
Wednesday, October 19 – Chris Wallace of Fox News will do his part to tie things up. Given that this could be the last time the two candidates go toe-to-toe, we imagine that it’s going to be nuts.
Ultimately, we anticipate these debates being among the most-watched events of the entire fall, and the irony about them is that this election seems so divisive that we don’t really see that many people changing their minds as a result of seeing what transpires between the two. We just imagine that many are going to watch for the chaos of it all, given that these two have spent so much time going after each other that there is a natural curiosity in seeing if there is a way in which everything can be brought to a boil.
We’ll have a few more updates here and there on the election, at least from a television perspective. Stay tuned…
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