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Opinion: How the first presidential debate will go
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Joe Biden, left, and Donald Trump, right.

Sample of questions of what I envision being asked to President Trump and Vice President Biden during the debates: 

First question to President Trump. The commentator: “As you may know, on Aug. 6, 1945, Democrat President Truman ordered the first atomic bomb to be dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. The plane that was used was the Enola Gay. Before the plane took off, the left tire needed additional air. Who was the soldier who pumped up the tire and what was his mother’s maiden name?” The president can not answer. The soldier’s name was Jarome Jecussnhier. His mother’s maiden Robrikyskie. The commentator sneers at the president.  

Now it is Vice President Biden’s turn. The commentator: “Mr. Vice President, what did you have for breakfast this morning? “Take your time; yes you can have an additional five minutes.” After five minutes, the commentator says, “No one could expect a rational person to remember that. Please forgive us for asking an unfair question.”  

That is the way it will go all through the debate.  

The talk shows on MSNBC, CNN, ABC, NBC and CBS all report what a dunce President Trump is and how Biden proved his superior intellect over an outmatched opponent.  

Think things will not go this way during the debates? Just watch!  

Jim Threlkeld 


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