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ClassicRobert
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9/9/2013 5:34:29 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
Crossfire, the show which inspired public forum debate, is back! What do you think?
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9/12/2013 10:32:51 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
Whatcha thinkin' about Newt?
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9/13/2013 12:57:16 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
Needs Jon Stewart to embarrass them all and get it cancelled again. That was awesome, and still is.
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9/14/2013 1:15:14 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 9/13/2013 12:57:16 PM, JonMilne wrote:
Needs Jon Stewart to embarrass them all and get it cancelled again. That was awesome, and still is.

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9/15/2013 6:25:31 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
Crossfire barely survived Jon Stewart's simple criticism because Stewart was correct in his assessment. If you care, the clip can be seen here:

Crossfire did not create "debate," because the two sides never were required to admit to any error. The show only promoted divisiveness and stupidly replacing thought, research and discussion with bromides and memorized talking points.

Newt Gingrich will enforce the continuation of this policy.

I would love to see an earnest debate format on CNN, with alternating contestants. Noam Chomski and Paul Ryan one week, Richard Dawkins and Ralph Reed the next.

This will not do.