Originally Posted by Ebs
Debates have always seemed pretty hollow. It's not about the substance, it's all about the style. You can even read the comments here, it's more about how you looked, it's a pageant show. I guess it's mostly scary that a lot of people don't put much thought or research into politics and mostly decide who to vote for by watching debates and tv advertisements when they don't realize candidates will say pretty much anything if it means it will get them votes.
In other words, "I guess it's pretty scary that people are elected based on how they look and behave rather than what they can do."