Pop-Up Debates

I was talking to a friend on Saturday and we decided that the public would be better served by political debates if there was some real-time fact checking.

I propose that we make them like VH1’s pop-up videos, where little bubbles pop up with fact checks on each statement the candidates make. We could tape the debates and release them about three hours later, after a non-partisan committee has written up the text for the bubbles and sprinkled them throughout the recording.

During a lull, the bubbles could say little funny, snide remarks like, “this is the 897th time that he’s said ‘my friends,'” or “please notice the panic ensuing as the teleprompter goes dark.”

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