I can’t believe I’m going to spend
an hour 90 minutes tonight watching
the Presidential debate. We don’t watch any political stuff normally – I tend
just to read the transcripts later. But the folks at Malaprop’s, Asheville’s
iconic bookstore, asked me to participate in a televised post- debate discussion Tuesday
evening. So I figured I ought to see the Real Thing in order to see body
language, hear tone of voice, and absorb all those other nuances lost in reading the
This is not going to be easy as I have a visceral negative reaction to DT – he disgusts me with his smirks and posturing and name-calling.
Yes, I’m carrying a lot of prejudice against him. But I doubt there are many Undecideds out there. I’m going to do my best to pay attention to how the two candidates present their plans for the future and what those plans are so that I can sound rational and intelligent and not use bad language.
Keep me in your thoughts . . .
The Tuesday night discussion will be streamed live 7-8 pm on WLOS http://wlos.com/live