We ALL lost, when the 2-faced Party (of the 1%) wrested control of debates from the League of Women Voters. They would have had other parties in, with some REAL ideas.
Gee, ya suppose large money changed hands, with the (corporate-owned) TV networks?
Find more at SmartVoter . Another interesting source is Project Vote Smart.
1. Television has become light entertainment.2. Politics has become television.3. Therefore, politics has become – yup, light entertainment. QED.