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'Shut up, man!': All of the insults from Trump and Biden in the first US presidential debate

Telegraph, 30 Sep 2020
Chaotic, shouty, endless talking over each other. It was a debate in name only. There was little discussion. And it was mainly Mr Trump butting in, Ben Riley-Smith writes.

The critical question - will it actually sway any voters? - is just as unclear as the debate itself. Trump supporters will be cheering. Their man came out hot, swinging and talking, not letting Mr Trump complete his sentences. He rained down verbal blows on Mr Biden.

Biden supporters will see a president wild in his attacks and their man trying to rise above it. They will see Mr Trump’s failure to condemn white supremacy as particularly shocking.

Perhaps, as with so much in American politics right now, it just reinforces what everyone thinks already, reinforcing their previous thoughts on the candidates.

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