Cancel The Presidential Debates?

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The New York Times has put forward the idea that the 2020 Presidential Debates should be canceled. Most Conservative reaction has been about how this is to “protect” Biden, but really, my feeling on the idea is simply this: Debates have long since ceased being anything like a substantive discussion of actually meaningful issues that actually matter. They are little more than Zinger contests lorded over by preening self-indulgent media talents who think that they are actually the reason for the whole show in the first place. Yep… just cancel them. Not just for 2020, but forever. Unless… I have two different ideas about how to make them meaningful again…

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