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If they did that, I would actually watch. Darth_Katie Send a noteboard - 31/08/2012 04:18:06 PM
since these things are all so scripted to begin with, have the speakers submit their scripts to the major news outlets who will be broadcasting the conventions. these networks then run fact checkers on all the talking points in each speech and put up a small blurb with the actual truth each candidate is trying to twist to support their platform. we all already know each candidate is trying to twist and spin the facts to portray their opponents as something other than what they are, let's have their words thrown back at them in real time coverage too! :D

That's pretty much the reason I don't watch that kind of stuff, it's 95% propaganda and lies.
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how to make political convention speeches more entertaining - 31/08/2012 03:57:11 PM 439 Views
If they did that, I would actually watch. - 31/08/2012 04:18:06 PM 575 Views
Ditto - 31/08/2012 04:42:37 PM 330 Views
Ha, like Pop-Up Video! - 31/08/2012 05:04:41 PM 293 Views
That similarity occured to me, too. *NM* - 31/08/2012 09:37:22 PM 157 Views
and how fact checks the fact checkers? *NM* - 31/08/2012 05:19:45 PM 141 Views
Fox, presumably. - 31/08/2012 06:05:56 PM 457 Views
the fact checkers tend be journalist and deserve all the trust that goes with that *NM* - 01/09/2012 10:36:18 AM 159 Views
Facts are facts, and not in the eye of the beholder. - 01/09/2012 12:08:41 PM 282 Views
That might be true if fat checkers limited themsleves to facts and not opinion - 01/09/2012 02:44:41 PM 366 Views
Stating opinions as fact invites checking them as facts. - 01/09/2012 02:59:23 PM 446 Views
I will let Scott Wlaker explain it to you - 01/09/2012 05:56:00 PM 432 Views
Even Walker admits "It’s closed — has been as long as Obama has been president." - 01/09/2012 06:27:32 PM 377 Views
well since Ryan never claimed Obama caused the plant to close it doesn't matter when it closed - 01/09/2012 08:10:26 PM 298 Views
How could he save a plant already closed? - 01/09/2012 08:31:55 PM 274 Views
It's obvious. - 01/09/2012 10:12:33 PM 337 Views
Of course; how could I have been so blind. - 01/09/2012 10:41:03 PM 266 Views
That is a great idea that will never happen. - 31/08/2012 06:08:30 PM 436 Views
I loathe the conventions, but this will make it worse - 01/09/2012 03:52:15 AM 323 Views
you're talking about what people who already follow these things do - 01/09/2012 06:40:42 AM 276 Views
We fundamentally disagree - 01/09/2012 01:54:26 PM 397 Views

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