Patrick A. Stewart

Associate professor of political science at the University of Arkansas and author of “Debatable Humor ; Laughing Matters on the 2008 Presidential Primary Campaign”

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Presidential debates have become reality TV, and performance is more important than substance.

Do TV debates help voters decide?

Presidential debates have become reality TV, and performance is more important than substance.

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The next LA County supervisor from the San Fernando Valley and Westside will represent over 2 million people and control billions of dollars. But where’s the campaign?

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Critics of the West’s role in the Ukraine war, such as CIA veterans Ray McGovern and John Kiriakou, are being ostracized from the American media landscape.

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