The race between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders has become quite combative, making tonight’s debate between them quite timely. As usual, PlanetPOV will be hosting a simultaneous live chat open to all members…the best way on The Planet to watch a debate!
Tonight’s debate in New York begins at 6:00 pm PST on CNN and can be streamed live at CNN.com. Our live chat will accompany the debate (and feel free to arrive early for appetizers and cocktails…open bar though so bring your Bitcoin).
To join our live chat, click on the “Live Events” floating bar in the bottom right hand corner of your screen (if you only see a small button there, click on it to sign in then click the “Live Events” bar).
And everyone is welcome to read along with the live chat, you don’t need to be a member to do so!
There should be a lot of electricity in this debate, hope to see you here!
To dispel any rumours that Bernie will not play nice if he loses, well they are as false as many other Clinton campaign manufactured untruths.
Jane Sanders: Bernie and I Will Vote Hillary if We Have To
CNN. Fair and balanced? So fair and balanced that they cut Bernie off mid sentence, and allow Hillary to talk over the time limit without ever giving a direct answer to any question.
CNN. Unfair and biased.
This was the first Democratic debate I could actually watch. Disappointed in the way CNN handled it, but that’s nothing new. At least no one was throwing around insults and penis size.
Unfortunately it was loud with a lot of shouting, not only from the candidates. I was taught that to speak when others were talking was very rude. I still believe that. I found both Wolf Blitzer and Dana Bash very abrupt and rude. One of the two candidates will more than likely be the next President of the United States. Some respect would have been appreciated. I remember that in some of the debates in 2008, Barack Obama was treated in the same way.
Kalima, this is what the so[called “news” channels have devolved into. Debates begin with the national anthem like sporting events then are conducted like demolition derbies. Their only goal is to steer each candidate into a head on crash with the other so spectators have a reason to slow down and rubberneck throughout their “debate”.
Intent matters. For “news” networks, debates are now solely about accumulating more revenue for themselves by staging conflict to attract viewers.
There is no evidence they care about actually hosting debates to have candidates dig deeply into who they are, what they believe and what they’ll do. It’s all about pushing hot buttons and gobbling up the resulting ad revenue, the process displaying the MSM as Pavlovian, drooling every time the bell is rung in a debate to start a “Fight!”
Pathetic for a country like the US to have in place, can’t imagine how much more horrible things would be if not for the internet’s providing so many alternatives as an antidote to corporate monopolized MSM news.
I couldn’t agree more, AdLib, in fact I emailed a dear friend over there about the National Anthem. She told me that the repubs had demanded it so it remained before all debates. Don King couldn’t have produced a better prize fight. It was disrespectful to the candidates, viewers with more sense, but mostly to the office of POTUS in general. I’m sure there must have been many foreign viewers like me who were absolutely appalled. At one point it wouldn’t have surprised me if someone had thrown rotten eggs, or opened a ball filled with confetti over the candidates heads. That’s how tacky they made it look on my screen.
Shame on them!!
I just hope they remain civil, and don’t degenerate into the GOPer feces slinging contests. They probably will maintain as much civility as possible, under the circumstances.
Conducting his supporters, an overture before the performance by Maestro Bernie: