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Sad to see O'Malley 'debating' Perry in debased 'Crossfire' forum
Sad to see O'Malley 'debating' Perry in debased 'Crossfire' forum

I will leave it to The Sun's political reporters to write about who "won" or "lost" this cooked-up and dumbed-down TV cartoon of a debate between Gov. Martin O'Malley and his Texas counterpart Rick Perry Wednesday on CNN's "Crossfire." I am only here to say how sad I am to see Maryland's Democratic governor and our political discourse bent to fit the phony dictates of cable TV this way. When comedian Jon Stewart famously denounced the "Crossfire" format in 2004, he called the two hosts that night, Tucker Carlson and Paul Begala, "partisan hacks." Compared to Stephanie Cutter and Newt Gingrich, the two new...

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