Search Results for: Jeff Milchen

Jul 16 2003

Presidential Debates Are Duopoly by Design

“We have no intention of becoming an accessory to the hoodwinking of the American people,” proclaimed the League of Women Voters in abandoning sponsorship of a scheduled 1988 presidential debate. The League withdrew to expose the Democrats’ and Republicans’ attempt to dictate every detail– down to camera placement– of the “debates” that today deserve to be called infomercials. The LWV has not participated since, but was replaced by an entity with no such reservations about duopoly control– or subjecting viewers to events that make watching professional bowling a more engaging alternative. To America’s disgrace, a private corporation has since directed […]