It wasn't Clinton and Obama's fault. As a matter of fact Obama made points because he talked to the fact that the media keeps blowing gaffes and misspeaks out of proportion. Well I turned the debate off after the 50 minutes and turned on "Criminal Minds." Of course I found out later there were some substantive questions and answers in the 2nd hour.
But how dare the media make me sit through the rehash when I wanted to know about the Iraq War, national health care, etc. Greg Mitchell of the Huffington Post called it a travesty.
Here is a quote from the Mitchell article:
More time was spent on all of this than segments on getting out of Iraq and keeping people from losing their homes and -- you name it. Gibson only got excited complaining that someone might raise his capital gains tax. Yet neither candidate had the courage to ask the moderators to turn to those far more important issues. Talking heads on other networks followed up by not pressing that point either. The crowd booed Gibson near the end. Why didn't every other responsible journalist on TV?theteach