OK, that question never got asked but “Coke or Peps”i did. So did “Blackberry or iPhone” and “spicy or mild” and … honestly, why do networks do this?
CNN’s John King decided (or his boss did) to try inject an ice breaker into the debate. The only problem there was no ice to break. The Republicans in this debate were focused on one thing and one thing only, Beating Barack Obama. The most part they obeyed Reagan’s first commandment, or is it the 11th commandment? They did not go after each other.
Nevertheless John King thought it important that he introduce a new segment into presidential debates he called this or that. Not only was it stupid, it was annoying. But it didn’t provide a lot of entertainment on twitter last night.
Now I have no idea what this has to do with the making of a great president or providing information to the general public about how any of these candidates would be a great president. But this is television and television never ceases to amaze me.
Editors note: I can’t believe I wasted 30 min. putting this together. Plus here’s the Twitter feed from last night. Very cool.
But my favorite is from Jim Geraghty: