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Democrats’ presidential primary debates proving to be a debacle

By David Singer - posted Thursday, 8 August 2019

The candidates paid scant attention to these Debate 2 time limits.

President Obama's legacy was trashed as many candidates sought to distance themselves from his administration's decisions – but still no questions to Vice President Biden on the Carter Page and Hillary Clinton sagas which have cost taxpayers well over $50 million dollars – and the metre is still running.

No question was asked on four key word issues of great public interest and intense media scrutiny over the previous two weeks:

  • Mueller
  • Impeachment
  • Homelessness
  • Anti-Semitism

What has emerged however is an ever-widening divide between the Moderate and Progressive wings of the Democratic Party - ensuring that whoever wins the nomination will have a lot of disgruntled Democrat voters from the other side who will simply not vote.

Biden must at some point - before the Democratic Party's Presidential candidate is finally selected – answer moderators' questions on the Obama administration and Biden's involvement in the Carter Page and Hillary Clinton debacles.

The Biden elephant in the room cannot avoid scrutiny – even if Fox News moderators are not there asking the questions.

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David Singer is an Australian Lawyer, a Foundation Member of the International Analyst Network and Convenor of Jordan is Palestine International - an organisation calling for sovereignty of the West Bank and Gaza to be allocated between Israel and Jordan as the two successor States to the Mandate for Palestine. Previous articles written by him can be found at

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