Tonight is the first 2008 Presidential Debate. There better be questions about the economy as well, because our economic standing can definitely affect our relationship with other countries (China just told their banks not to loan U.S. banks any money, in any currency). Check back tomorrow to vote on who you think won tonight's debate.
From The University of Mississippi debate website:
The University of Mississippi community is pleased to host the first presidential debate of 2008 on September 26. Foreign policy and national security issues will be the focus of the 8:00 p.m. (CDT) debate, and several related events showcase the university’s institutes and centers that are working to find solutions to this country’s challenges.
To get you ready, a subject guide:
In preparation for the 26 September 2008 Presidential Debate at the University of Mississippi, the J.D. Williams Library offers this subject guide for research on the topics of presidential debates, campaigns, and elections. Potential resources include publications, databases, websites, and archival collections. This guide also provides feeds with the latest University of Mississippi debate headlines and a calendar of debate-related activities sponsored by the J.D. Williams Library.
Barack Has a Huge Advantage - and the Most to Lose
Tonight's debate at Ole Miss has to be a game changer, or this election very well may be lost for good. But it's not John McCain who needs a knockout right now. It's Barack Obama who must redirect the trajectory of the whole race in tonight's sparring match. >>
New York Post
What to Look For in Tonight’s Debate
Tonight’s debate should offer a striking contrast in substance and style as Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain face off in their first formal debate of the general election. >>
The New York Times
8 Questions About the Debates
The debate scheduled for tonight is supposed to be about national security, but what about the economy? >>
The Washington Post
Debate emerges as key test for Obama, McCain
The race for the White House enters a critical phase tonight, when John McCain and Barack Obama meet for the first of three televised debates amid extraordinary financial and political turmoil. >>
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