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PERRY’S ON-CAMERA GAFFE MAY DOOM HIS CANDIDACY

November 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Once again television has played a crucial role in a presidential candidacy. Just as sweating on camera during his debate with John F. Kennedy may have cost Richard Nixon the presidency in 1960, a memory freeze that made former Republican frontrunner Rick Perry look foolish during Wednesday’s Republican debate would seem to have doomed his […]

WILL AUDIENCES AT DEBATES SWAY VOTERS?

September 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The reaction of audiences at the upcoming political debates may prove to be as influential as comments made by the candidates themselves. A case in point may have become evident during Thursday night’s Republican debate when Stephen Hill, a brawny soldier serving in Iraq, asked the candidates, presumably in a satellite hookup or pretaped video, […]