Should live audiences be done away with at Presidential Debates?
No, they just need better security and a lower tolerance for dipshits who try to disturb the event.
Applause lines are so fucking annoying. Popularity does not equal a good argument
I like the occasional boos and disruptions from the crowd.
Its government for the people.
I like the audience for the overall transparency of the event but I do prefer the presidential debates where the audience must remain silent.
Yes because then we'd get real answers, not claims that are just made for applause.
I say yes. These candidates are trying to answer important questions in a very limited amount of time and these imbeciles that are hooting and hollering don't do anything but make that take longer.
They were clapping for amnesty and increasing spending last time.
At the Republican debate at the University of Colorado in Boulder, there was almost no audience. It wasn't clear why the even went to the trouble of holding the event here. Students couldn't attend.