Jack Ohman

September 7, 2014 12:00 AM

Two candidates, 60 seconds: Is this the best way to debate?

In the 1972 film “The Candidate” about a fictional U.S. Senate race in California, an aged GOP incumbent named Crocker Jarmon and a fresh-faced Democratic newcomer, Bill McKay, with no political experience face off in a single televised debate. The newcomer, the son of a former California governor, manages to change the race based on his performance.

Jack Ohman

Editorial cartoonist, writer and Joe King’s alter ego

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