Analysts weigh in on the debate


A stumble or a gaffe on the part of a candidate has changed many a leader’s political aspirations. That’s part of the impact technology has played in modern-day campaigns since the first televised debate in 1960 between then-Vice President Richard Nixon and Senator John Kennedy.

Millsap professor, Dr. Nathan Schrader is a regular part of our election coverage. He weighed in on the debate prior to tonight’s 7 pm kickoff.

Does a candidate actually answer the question? Are the answers substantive? Does someone make a misstep or lose their temper? Is a candidate inconsistent on with stated views or on-the-record positions? Those are some of the things which might give a voter some insight into a candidate’s position and their leadership style.

Watch the interview here.

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