....that Saddam could have probably won the debate with him, even if it were held in English......then they could switch sides and Saddam could have beaten him AGAIN advocating the opposite position. Lucky for W, he only had to debate ALGORE, a pompus doofus who talks down to people like they are three years old. This from a nation that produced Washington, Madison, and Jefferson when we had about ten million people. The selection system is broken folks.
Localism is for people who can still sleep at night even though somebody they don't know in a city they have never been is doing things differently. ("Localism, A Philosophy of Government" on Amazon for Kindle or Barnes and Noble ebook websites)