Insults fly as Trump, Biden tussle at first showdown, moderator works to keep order

De etablerede danske medier tegner et ensidigt, fordrejet billede af amerikansk politik. Vi har derfor besluttet at bringe mere balance i USA-dækningen ved at videreformidle udvalgte artikler fra medier, der ligger på den højre side af USA’s politiske spektrum.

“President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden kicked off their first fiery presidential debate sparring over everything from the Supreme Court nomination, coronavirus and Biden’s sons, with Fox News moderator Chris Wallace admonishing Trump several times for interrupting.

The first showdown between Trump, 74, and Biden, 77, devolved in attacks on Hunter Biden, smarts and schoolyard namecalling. As Trump went on offense, Biden tried to shut him down by calling the president a ‘clown’ and a ‘liar’.

Wallace scolded Trump repeatedly for not following the debate rules by interrupting and the veteran newsman often played the role of a wrestling referee rather than a moderator.

‘Gentlemen, I hate to raise my voice, but why shouldn’t I be different than the two of you?’ Wallace said”. (Fox News. Read more here.)

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