Jason Jarvis

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Jarvis: Clinton wins Third Presidential Debate

  Winner: Hillary Clinton Judge: Dr Jason Jarvis The format for the debate tonight really allowed the conversation to wander and shift.  Six major topics were decided by the moderator Chris Wallace.  After two minutes of time for each candidate there was ten minutes of time for open exchanges.  The Supreme Court question which started … Continue reading

Jarvis: Clinton wins Second Presidential Debate

Winner: Hillary Clinton Judge: Jason Jarvis I think it is lilkely that many Trump supporters will claim that this was a win for Donald.  He certainly managed to prosecute a case against Clinton that was heavy on 90s scandal, hyperbole and bombast. However, Clinton wins the debate on my ballot for two reasons.  First, she … Continue reading

Jarvis: Clinton wins First US Presidential Debate

Judge: Dr Jason Jarvis Winner: Hillary Clinton Hillary Clinton won this debate for two primary reasons.  First, and most importantly, she was the most Presidential of the two candidates.  In both style and substance Hillary proved a seasoned veteran who understand the visual politics at the heart of effective Presidential rhetoric.  Second, Hillary outlasted Donald.  … Continue reading

Election Debates’ Verdict: Obama wins Second Presidential Debate

Election Debates has declared President Barack Obama the winner of the Second Presidential Debate. [Watch the debate] In what was a robust exchange in a town hall format, both speakers went on the offensive. Governor Romney largely continued the themes of the first debate, while Obama was more succinct and aggressive this time around. On … Continue reading

Jarvis: Obama wins Second Presidential Debate

Winner: Obama Scores: Obama 80 | Romney 76 Judge: Jason Jarvis Reasons: It seems like Romney talks too much, which is odd b/c he was behind in total speaking time across the whole debate.  This is the opposite of the last debate where it felt like Obama would never end a statement. Candy Crowley does … Continue reading

Election Debates’ Verdict: Biden wins the Vice Presidential Debate

Election Debates declares Joe Biden the winner of an engaging and compelling Vice Presidential Debate.  [Watch the debate] Biden, like Mitt Romney in last week’s debate, took control of the debate. While his overtly aggressive manner may have thrilled some and alienated others, it was ultimately his superior matter that won the night. The panel … Continue reading

Jarvis: Biden wins Vice Presidential Debate

Winner: Joe Biden Scores: Biden 82 | Ryan 80 Judge: Jason Jarvis  The story of this debate is offense, offense, offense.  This was a vastly more entertaining debate than the first Presidential debate.  It was marked by several testy exchanges between Biden and Ryan over taxes, Afghanistan and Iran.  Biden wins this debate thanks to … Continue reading

Election Debates’ Verdict: Romney wins First Presidential Debate

The Election Debates’ panel has declared Mitt Romney the winner of the First Presidential Debate. The panel was split 5-1 in favour of the Republican challenger. Both speakers provided a clear contrast in the first of their three debates: Romney punchy, Obama meandering; Romney aggressive, Obama passive; Romney confident, Obama ponderous. In the end it … Continue reading

Jarvis: Romney wins First Presidential Debate

Winner: Mitt Romney Scores: Obama 76 | Romney 78 Judge: Jason Jarvis Reasons: I give this debate to Mitt Romney because he was superior in manner (style) and matter (substance).  While I am not sure that this debate was a “game changer” for Mitt Romney, he certainly exceeded expectations and held his own on the substantive … Continue reading

Jarvis: Brown wins second UK leaders’ debate

Judge: Jason Jarvis Winner: Gordon Brown Scores: Brown 84 | Clegg 80 | Cameron 79 This was an interesting debate, with a few lively exchanges generating clear differences and interesting agreements between candidates.  Gordon Brown was a clear winner in this debate with Nick Clegg coming in second and David Cameron registering a close third.  … Continue reading