The 2008 election cycle offered candidates lots of opportunities to hone their skills, making for a fairly dull year.
Crowded debate stages, a wooden Democrat, canned zingers, and Swift Boats. It’s the 2004 U.S. Presidential election!
2000 saw a year of grueling and tough debates, in both the primary and general elections.
Not only was Bob Dole the least telegenic candidate since Nixon, he seemed to lack a clear grasp of what one had to do to come off well in a televised debate.
Savvy debate performances in 1992 helped Bill Clinton unseat an incumbent president.
With less than a week before the 2012 presidential election, Eric comes back to the present to do a roundup of the three debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.