Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Clinton a clear winner in first debate. But .....

Posted By on Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 7:17 AM


Even conservative commentators are saying, if grudgingly, that Hillary Clinton was the clear winner in last night's TV debate. The question is: does it translate to votes? Nate Silver said a winning debate is usually worth a point or two in polling, but nothing much is usual about this year's race for president.

My favorite speculative analysis of the night was a piece saying Trump might not show up for the other scheduled debates. Unprepared, dishonest and rude is no way to go on a presidential debate stage.

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