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A new site has just gone live that can really help you cut through the shit for the upcoming debates. The tool lets you find out more about which issues are important to you, learn where each candidate stands on those issues, then decide who best represents your interests. Then, and this may be the coolest part, once each debate happens, the tool will pull video snippets for you (from that debate) based on which issues you’re most interested in. So you can watch the whole debate, but, also, if for example “Iraq” were your key issue, any time Obama or McCain mention it, your tool will populate with video snippets of their mention of it, so you can review exactly what they said about it, to again decide who is best addressing your concerns.
Head over to mydebates.org and inform yourself.
September 26, 2008: Presidential debate with domestic policy focus, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS (Tickets)
October 2, 2008: Vice Presidential debate, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (Tickets)
October 7, 2008: Presidential debate in a town hall format, Belmont University, Nashville, TN (Tickets)
October 15, 2008: Presidential debate with foreign policy focus, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (Tickets)