Reactions to the first Presidential debate

Who won the Debate?

September 27, 2008

On Friday presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain squared off in Oxford, Mississippi for the first of three presidential debates. Following the debate, Real News Senior Editor Paul Jay spoke with the host of XM Radio’s Capital Hill Blues, Tom Morris, about their general impressions on the candidates’ performance.

The debate on foreign policy

September 27, 2008

On Friday, presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain squared off in Oxford, Mississippi for the first of three presidential debates. Following the debate, Real News Network’s Senior Editor Paul Jay spoke with Investigative Journalist and Historian Gareth Porter about the foreign policy aspects.

The Debate: It’s the economy

September 27, 2008

On Friday, presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain squared off in Oxford, Mississippi for the first of three presidential debates. Following the debate, Real News Network’s Senior Editor Paul Jay spoke with Ellen Frank about how the debate failed to address the most significant economic questions of the day.

Post-debate blues

September 27, 2008

On Friday, presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain squared off in Oxford, Mississippi for the first of three presidential debates. Following the debate, Real News Network’s Senior Editor Paul Jay and Senior Analyst Pepe Escobar shared their collective disappointment with the debate.