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About the California Senate debate

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Some observations from Wednesday night’s senatorial debate between Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer and Republican challenger Carly Fiorina . . .

1) Like a bad-blood hockey game, the gloves came off the second the puck was dropped. Fiorina went after Boxer as a 28-year Washington do-nothing. Boxer lambasted Fiorina as an exporter of American jobs overseas. Nothing different from what they’ve already said on the campaign trail. Get used to it for the next 60 days.

2) Interesting question about making federal laws more equitable toward same-sex couples, but why no mention of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”? Would’ve loved to have heard Boxer thoughts on President Obama’s delicate maneuvering on this topic. Or, to’ve heard Fiorina explain why it can’t work in the U.S when it already works for the Israelis.

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