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January 21, 2018

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Letter to the editor:

Lehrer ineffective as moderator

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Jim Lehrer as the presidential debate moderator did not maintain any control over his purported time clock, was an ineffective leader in controlling Mitt Romney’s interruptions, was not impartial, and did not represent a fair and level playing field. He was on the same level as the “substitute referees” that called the Green Bay Packers-Seattle Seahawks game.

He should be replaced by a professional who is able to control himself and who exhibits equal opportunity for all. What ever happened to American inclusion for all presidential contenders? Libertarian Gary Johnson was left out of the discussion, and, thus, we never got to enjoy true representative government at the debate.

Thank God for UNLV and its “courtyard free speech” zones. At least Johnson was treated fairly there.

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