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?

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