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Exposing the Sham of Televised Political Debates

Why real debating is alien to politics and to television

Canadian federal election debate; source: Sean Kilpatrick, Canadian Press

Why do the televised so-called “debates” between political candidates in elections in Canada and the US differ so profoundly from the tens of thousands of real debates on various subjects that you’re free to watch on YouTube? Why are these politicians and broadcasters seemingly incapable…

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Benjamin Cain

Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.

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