Now about those debates

We are just a month away from the Nov. 6 election and the debate season is going strong.

Locally, Democratic Rep. Jerry McNerney and Republican Ricky Gill debate Oct. 15 in the Long Theatre at University of the Pacific to try and show voters who should represent our area in the newly drawn ninth Congressional District.

That debate that night will be followed by Democrat Susan Eggman and Republican K. Jeffrey Jafri debating issues for the 13th Assembly District.

Nationally, Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan debate Thursday at Centre College in Danville, Ky.

Some debates break down into sound bites without any real substantive comments being made.

Republican Mitt Romney was clearly the winner of the first debate between him and President Obama. Romney was more aggressive, on-point and clear than Obama. And judging from public reaction, Republicans still favor Romney and Democrats still favor Obama. But Romney came away from the debate at the University of Denver with the momentum. However, is he doing enough to sway any undecided voters his way? We won’t know that answer until Nov. 6.

 

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