Prez Debate Lacked Civility, Truth-Telling

Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) and President Donald Trump (R) Trade Insults at the First President Debate in Cleveland, Ohio (Photo Credit: Dallas Morning News)

ast night’s presidential debate was not a presidential debate at all. Instead it was cacophonous sound and fury signifying nothing. It was a 90-minute forum full of dispiriting pontifications where two candidates purporting a desire to lead the free world rolled in the mire before the media klieg lights, reducing themselves to acerbic chortling and noxious name calling. It was supposed to be a measured discourse…