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Presidential Debate

  1. make it stop
    Please, God, No More DebatesThey don’t sway voters, and Trump refuses to follow the rules.
  2. presidential debate
    Trump’s Conspiracy-Theory Shorthand Limits His Audience to True BelieversIn the debate and on the campaign trail, Trump constantly alludes to conservative myths that probably sound like gibberish to the uninitiated.
  3. intelligencer chats
    Biden Emerges From a Train Wreck Mostly UnscathedThe Democratic nominee wasn’t always sharp on Tuesday night, but he probably did what he needed to do against an especially unhinged Trump.
  4. politics
    Guess How Many Times Donald Trump Interrupted Hillary Clinton During the DebateThat’s about once every two minutes.
  5. politics
    The Debate Audience Literally Laughed When Donald Trump Said He Respects Women“No one has more respect for women than I do.” Okay.
  6. The Republican Party Is Trapped in a Worst-Case ScenarioCaught between a disastrous presidential candidate and a base that loves him.
  7. the body politic
    Trump’s One Public Service Was Exposing the Misogyny of the GOPThis weekend, Trump went down in a blaze of revelation, tying his own outsize loutishness to the everyday misogyny of his party.
  8. Trump Meets a Very Low Debate Threshold by Not Getting Thrown Off the TicketAn eerie second presidential debate was overshadowed by Trump’s video scandal. But after a bizarre beginning, he survived by playing to his base.
  9. election 2016
    Watch Samantha Bee Call Out Donald Trump for His Debate Sexism“All she had to do was step out of his way while he called a woman fat.”
  10. Hillary’s Hand Gestures Are the Right-Wing Conspiracy Theory Du JourShe was telling Lester Holt to let her in for a zinger, the theory goes.
  11. Suburban Women Are Trying to Like Donald Trump But He’s Not Making It Easy“I can’t have my children grow up and look at him as someone to respect.”
  12. The Taliban Was Disappointed in the First Presidential DebateNot enough talk about Afghanistan.
  13. draaahma!
    Give This Drama-Loving Reporter Who Yelled ‘Thanks a Lot, Bitch’ a Bravo ShowThe “thanks a lot, bitch” heard ’round the world.
  14. last nigt on late night
    Trevor Noah Breaks Down the Presidential DebateThe political Upside Down.
  15. Donald Trump Interrupted Hillary Clinton Many, Many, Many Times at the DebateI guess he just had a lot to say.
  16. presidential debate
    Area Woman Interrupted by Man 26 Times in 25 MinutesLester Holt also interrupted Hillary Clinton 15 times.
  17. Trump Confirms That He Changed His Stance on Birtherism for Political AdvantageAt the debate, Trump said he changed his mind about birtherism when he realized that black voters “really wanted me to come to that conclusion.”
  18. you got burned
    Hillary Clinton’s Sickest Debate BurnsShe eviscerated Trump.
  19. Clinton and Trump Should Talk More About the Robot-Induced Unemployment CrisisSelf-driving vehicles are expected to wipe out millions of jobs in the coming decades. Our presidential candidates should probably talk about that.
  20. A Guide to Streaming the Debates Online, Based on Comment SectionsEvery social network brings its own gestalt to the proceedings.
  21. wage fight
    Fast-Food Workers Plan a Massive Wage Protest at the First Presidential DebateA reminder that “if these candidates want to get elected, they will support our cause.”