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Playful Guildswoman

1) Do we understand what the candidates are saying? (ideas)
Reading level of Obama and Romney's debate answers (Actually, these are listening levels, analyzed as though the answers were written.)

Just for fun - I have sometimes wondered about this - any thoughts or discussion on this?

2) Do we understand who has their facts straight? (facts vs. claims)
FOCUS
This article is by Paul Krugman, one of the top economists in the U.S.

http://www.nationofchange.org/first-presidential-debate-1349363367
First Presidential Debate - Robert Reich (evaluating facts)

Did Romney win the debate? (facts vs. presentation)