The Best Analysis on Tuesday’s Debate Was Given 42 Years Ago

With both sides quickly pointing out how their candidate "won the day" the truth is the American people lost.There is no denying as a CHristian, I could never and will never support the socialist democratic Pro-Abortion platform. That being said I found it hard to support either position that so blatantly disrespected and degraded the other. If this is what (and I believe it so) American Politics has come to God help us.  - Mike 

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Today’s BreakPoint: The Best Analysis on Tuesday’s Debate Was Given 42 Years Ago

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John Stonestreet

There are no highlights from Tuesday night’s presidential debate. There are, however, plenty of “lowlights”: name-calling, untruths, anger, vitriol, interruption. It was a debacle on every level.

During the debate, my friend Trevin Wax tweeted, “Neil. Postman. He saw this coming forty years ago,” referring to how the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death, who described what happens in societies when societies’ entertainment replaces truth and celebrity-ism replaces virtue.

In addition to Postman, a speech called “A World Split Apart,” given at the Harvard University commencement on June 8, 1978, by Russian dissident Alexander Solzhenitsyn has proven to be the best decoder of our cultural moment. Today, we live downstream from, in the wake of, what Solzhenitsyn attempted to describe to his booing audience…

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