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The sport of politics

06 Aug

Republican candidates tournament bracket

NBC News came up with a creative idea to help the Republican party choose their candidate for the 2016 presidential election–turn the debates into a tournament. On the one hand, it is a creative idea. On the other hand, it tends to trivialize the process and treat the candidates as cartoon figures. But when you start out with a field of 16 candidates, you have to whittle down the field in an appropriate manner. Who knows, it might make people pay more attention to the debates.

 
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Posted by on August 6, 2015 in News stories, Politics

 

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