Let’s give ABC credit for getting right to Joe Biden, and let’s ask NBC why it took so long to get to Donald Trump.
I resent having to turn my channel back-and-forth between the 2 town halls.

The American people have a right to see and hear them side-by-side, or at least one after another. This is so stupid.
ABC is inviting audience members to ask questions.

On NBC, it’s just the host – that’s not what a townhall is about.
How long will NBC go before giving an actual voter the chance to ask a question?
11 minutes in, Joe Biden has been asked 2 questions by voters and Donald Trump zero.

The latter is not a town hall.
On ABC, Joe Biden is having a pleasant conversation with voters and host @GStephanopoulos.

On NBC, host @SavannahGuthrie is taking apart Donald Trump.

Will anyone in the media acknowledge the difference?
It actually says "town hall" on the NBC website, but there are no real people talking to Trump.

That’s false advertising. Image
Hallelujah, it’s the miracle of miracles!

NBC finally lets an audience member ask a question to Trump… after 20 minutes have passed.
There’s no debate tonight, but both candidates are dueling in head-to-head town halls.

I’ll have a group of undecided voters weighing in on the @latimesopinion’s YouTube page afterward.

NBC host @SavannahGuthrie is interrupting Donald Trump on average every 12 seconds.

ABC host @GStephanopoulos is interrupting Joe Biden [𝙘𝙝𝙚𝙘𝙠𝙨] not at all.
@SavannahGuthrie @GStephanopoulos Someone needs to do a side-by-side comparison of the 2 town halls.

Should one candidate be treated dramatically different than the other? Is that fair? Is that legitimate?
@SavannahGuthrie @GStephanopoulos So far, my virtual group of undecided voters is not impressed with either candidate’s town hall.

You can hear their reactions live on the @latimesopinion’s YouTube at 9:30pm ET tonight.

Which town hall host (not candidate) do you think is doing a better job tonight?
Which candidate did a better job in their town hall tonight?
My focus group applauds Biden’s humility tonight. If this race were about persona, Biden would win the vast majority of these undecided voters – but his policies scare some of them.

You can hear from them tonight on the @latimesopinion’s YouTube channel:
Trigger Alert: I’m about to say something that will upset many people reading my Twitter feed tonight.

My group of undecided voters say that the more Trump speaks, the worse he looks.

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I’m on live with my virtual focus group of undecided voters from battleground states. #Debates2020

Tune in here:
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It’s essential to the electoral process.
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The @latimes will be live-streaming their reaction after the debate:
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Trump is pushing too hard. #Debates2020
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That’s going to make audience shots very uncomfortable for some people at home. #Debates2020 Image
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I finally got a new profile pic, and it was just snapped at the signing of the #AbrahamAccords.

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#AbrahamAccords 🇮🇱🇦🇪🇧🇭
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Showtime. #RNC2020
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Her “common American” theme will be heard often in the next few years. #RNC2020
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Good line from Marsha Blackburn. China hasn’t been talked about much so far, but swing-voters want to hear more. #RNC2020
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