Why are Rick Perry and Mitt Romney Getting Twice as Much Talking Time?Submitted by wes_h on Mon, 09/26/2011 - 15:44
While I'm no Alex Jones fan, it's kinda cool that they picked up on my stats and gave it some front page love:
From the article:
Considering the fact that no real votes will be cast until next year and considering the fact that the polls are constantly changing, shouldn’t all of the candidates participating in the Republican debates be given roughly the same amount of time to talk? After all, what kind of a “debate” is it when certain candidates are given double (or sometimes even triple) the amount of talking time? Why is it that Rick Perry and Mitt Romney have been getting about twice as much talking time as the other candidates during the Republican debates? It is amazing that more people are not calling into question the credibility of these “debates”. Whether you support one of the Republican candidates or not, we should all be able to agree that one of the goals for these debates should be to treat the candidates as fairly and evenly as possible. Unfortunately, as the numbers you are about to see indicate, that is definitely not happening.
According to blogger Wes Hemings, the following is how much talking time each candidate received during the last Republican debate...
For the full writeup go here:
For the stats on the last three debates you can find them on my blog: http://www.dawnoftheweak.com
Please feel free to suggest any other places I can submit the statistics to try and get the word out on how unfair these debates have been to not only Ron Paul, but most of the other candidates as well.