Every debate, whether for president or the US Senate, brings a charge of bias on the part of the moderator. They are scrutinized for their perceived leanings, where they grew up, where they went to school, who went to their weddings. It’s getting ridiculous. The only way to get rid of the charge of moderator bias is to get rid of the moderator, and the Lincoln-Douglas debates are a good template. The only way to get rid of the charge of moderator bias is to get rid of the moderator. Time to go back to the future.
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