CNN Kicks Off Democratic Debate In Worst Way Possible

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CNN knows what all the viewers watching tonight’s Democratic debate wanted more than anything else at the start of the proceedings. A quick launch into a substantive policy discussion? What are you, stupid??

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No, CNN decided what we needed was an interminable introductory video. And then individual introductions for each candidate. And then...an honor guard. And then....the national freakin’ ANTHEM. And then a COMMERCIAL BREAK! And then opening statements.

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Why is this? Who wants this? It took a full 25 minutes for them to even start debating. Worthless!

Deputy Editor, Splinter

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