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TOPIC: Pres. Debate

Pres. Debate 30 Sep 2016 14:15 #10384

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This is a hilarious clip of Trevor Noah recapping the past Presidential Debate. There were many things that were commented on and spoken about after the debate. However the debate itself was considered a “joke” to many Americans. After the fact, many Americans were saying that watching the debate was like watching two grandparents fighting. Trump also was complaining that his microphone was not working, yet we can hear him sniffing multiple times.

Trevor starts out the show by making fun of Clinton saying her first lie which was that it was a pleasure being with Trump. He then goes to discuss how it was hard for Lester Holt to control the debate. Both candidates were aggressive and were mostly bickering. Trump interrupted Clinton 51 times and Clinton interrupted Trump only 17 times. That shows how Trump has a worse “temperament” than Clinton. During the debate Trump also decided to blame Clinton for everything that has happened. Many people somehow believe Trump won the debate.

I personally think that Clinton won the debate. Clinton was trying very hard to keep composed and calm after all the bashing Trump was doing, which I admire. Dealing with Trump requires a lot of patients, which is what Clinton has and is a virtue needed for being the President of the United States. Clinton was also stating some policies in regard to taxes, which I agree with. I overall agree with her policies in regard to the economy and international affairs.
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Pres. Debate 01 Oct 2016 16:19 #10396

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I love the topic that you chose. That debate was bad and Donald Trump was not prepared at all compared to Hillary Clinton. Trump was sniffling the whole time, he kept on interrupting Hillary, and he annoyingly said "Wrong" so many times. I think that Hillary did a great job and she was very good at keeping calm. Hillary Clinton definitely won the debate.
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Pres. Debate 01 Oct 2016 18:27 #10400

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Hi Michelle, I was actually going to post about this video! I love Trevor Noah's commentary in general but his discussion about the debate was great. I agree with you that Hillary won the debate. I feel like Clinton actually had answers to questions and was prepared for the debate whereas Trump did not have any answers. I think that he always circles around the answer but because he says so much, it just seems like he's answering a question. I do not know how anyone can think Trump won the debate. All he did was interrupt Clinton while she stood there patiently. What made me laugh during the debate and Noah called him out on was Trump saying that he was smart for not paying taxes for two years! Overall, Trevor Noah did a hilarious piece on the debate.
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