Tuesday, February 26, 2008

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Not quite live blogging the debate here. We don't get MSNBC, and going to msnbc.com on Brent's computer resulted in unflattering frozen expressions, multiple reboots with requisite annoying commercials, and a lot of time sitting and staring at the words...

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Oh, we're back. So my first thought on the debate is, MSNBC sucks. Thanks a lot for taking an event of national political import, something which could potentially affect an enormous amount of people, and refusing to make it as widely available as possible to all people in multiple venues in favor of keeping the broadcasting rights all to yourself. Lovely! What does this say about the intersection of capitalism and American political process? Sure, NPR will broadcast the debate...starting at 11 pm. Gee, that's convenient.

So mainly, I'm hoping that nothing really important happened because despite intentions and a decent amount of effort, I didn't get to see it.

1 comment:

martistanley said...

We recorded it, but haven't seen it all yet. We did however catch the "Saturday Night Live" version of the debate. Very funny. The news anchors continue asking Obama if there is anything they can get him? Anything at all? Are you sure there isn't something that you need, water, coffee, anything? And when it's Clinton's turn, they ask difficult questions that are hard to address. It was funny, however it does make me wonder what the actual debate was like. Hopefully we will finish watching it before we go to vote on Tuesday!!!