Thursday, November 14, 2019

ROMNEY IMPLIES UNFAIR DEBATE MODERATORS HURT HIS CAMPAIGN

November 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Mitt Romney has told donors to his presidential campaign that a significant factor in his loss to President Obama was the unfair influence of two of the debates by NBC and CNN moderators. According to an ABC transcript, Romney said that in 2016 the Republican party should “agree that we’re gonna do, you know, I […]

RATINGS SLIP FOR THIRD DEBATE

October 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With foreign policy as its principal topic and facing competition against Monday Night Football on ESPN and game 7 of the National League playoffs on Fox TV, the latest presidential debate attracted 59.2 million viewers on ten broadcast and cable networks, down from 67.2 million for the first debate and 65.6 million for the second. […]

OBAMA MAY BENEFIT FROM HUGE RATINGS FOR SECOND DEBATE (Update)

October 17, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Some 37.4 million viewers watched Tuesday night’s debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney on the major broadcast networks, according to overnight Nielsen data. The figure does not include cable TV channels that also carried the debate. (The Democratic polling firm PPP found that a quarter of viewers in Colorado, regarded as a […]

TRUMP PULLS OUT AS MODERATOR OF REPUBLICAN DEBATE

December 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

After all but two of the Republican presidential candidates had pulled out of the Dec. 27 Newsmax/ION debate that was to have been moderated by Donald Trump, Trump himself has now dropped out. On Monday he had told Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart that the other candidates had informed him that they would participate in […]

FEY/PALIN IS BACK

May 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Tina Fey returned to Saturday Night Live as Sarah Palin this weekend, participating in a skit modeled after the first Republican presidential debate hosted by Fox News earlier in the week. “It’s so great to be back on Fox News, a network that pays me and shows me the questions ahead of time,” Fey’s Palin […]