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Debate moderator Jim Lehrer biggest loser so far


Both candidates are steamrolling Lehrer. Romney just jumped in and said since the president got the first word, he should get the last word. We’re now up to 20 minutes and counting on a segment that was supposed to be 15 minutes.

Reminds me a little of NFL players taking advantage of replacement refs–though Lehrer is certainly no rookie, having moderated a dozen presidential or vice-presidential debates in his time. But he’s going to have to take tighter control of the night, even if it means cutting someone off or telling him, “No, we’re moving on NOW.”