Final Note

Could the candidates answer these questions in tonight’s debate?

Kai Ryssdal Oct 16, 2012
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Final Note

Could the candidates answer these questions in tonight’s debate?

Kai Ryssdal Oct 16, 2012
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This final note today, which I found courtesy of Felix Salmon’s Twitter feed.

Foreign Policy magazine put together a list of 15 questions it would like to see asked at a presidential debate. Here’s just a couple: “What is your stance on the Scottish independence referendum?” “Nagorno-Karabakh. Thoughts?”

And here’s one they could have stolen from this show today: “Japan is about to replace China as America’s biggest creditor. Could you please offer us some meaningless bluster about ‘getting tough with Tokyo?'”

Read ’em all here.

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