32 Crowdsourced Questions for the Presidential Debates

Aug 16, 2012 Full story: www.theatlantic.com

Yesterday, I made a plea for better questions for presidential debates . Here's what you came up with:

1) Can you describe legislation which you think would be good for the country if only it could be legally enacted, but which is unconstitutional?

2) What lessons do you, as current (or potential) commander-in-chief, take from America's war in Iraq? If you think the war was a mistake, how will you conduct our foreign policy to avoid a repeat of that experience? If you still stand by American intervention, why was it a good idea?

3) Wade Michael Page, Nidal Malik Hasan, and Robert Bales were either currently enlisted or military veterans. The rate of suicide by veterans is at an all-time high. As the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, what specific steps would you take to deal with the mental health crisis affecting our soldiers and veterans?

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Eleanor

Mundelein, IL

#1 Aug 16, 2012
It would be GREAT to see the candidates FACE these kinds of questions.

Unfortunately, chances are slim to nill that this type of questioning would ever happen in the real world.

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#2 Aug 16, 2012
Eleanor wrote:
It would be GREAT to see the candidates FACE these kinds of questions.
Unfortunately, chances are slim to nill that this type of questioning would ever happen in the real world.
I agree, and I'd settle for 6 through 20.
OJ Simpson

Caledonia, MI

#3 Aug 16, 2012
Crowdsourcing is gay

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#4 Aug 16, 2012
OJ Simpson wrote:
Crowdsourcing is gay
They don't mean the way you do it. They stay on their feet.

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