Two Very Different Kinds of Debates

Emily Badger in The Washington Post: “Tuesday night’s first Democratic debate made clear a fascinating contrast that’s emerged in this presidential election: The Democratic and Republican fields aren’t simply offering different visions for America’s most urgent policy challenges — they’re often talking about different challenges all together.”

“Of course, there are plenty of policy areas where the two have overlapped (even if their positions haven’t). Both fields have talked in their debates about gay marriage, marijuana and Social Security. But the many areas in which they’re not even engaged in the same conversation are striking:”

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