"All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." - George Orwell, "Animal Farm"
Free and Equal Elections Foundation, the only organization offering a platform to every major candidate, today announced that, host of Larry King Now on Hulu.com and Ora TV, will serve as moderator for its special 2012 Presidential debate. Hosted by Free and Equal, this debate will take place on Oct. 23 at 9 p.m. EDT at the Hilton Chicago. Ora TV, Russia Today, and the Free and Equal Elections Foundation will broadcast the debate live on the Internet.
Where are public C-Span, NPR, PBS? Put aside corporate cowards as Fox News etc.
“We are honored to have Larry King moderate this historic debate,” stated Christina Tobin, Founder and Chair of Free & Equal.
Historic event for 2012: Oposition shows on TV screen.
The former CNN giant will guide next Tuesday's debate in Chicago, which will be broadcast on the Internet. The candidates taking part are the Libertarian Party's, the Green Party's , the Constitution Party's and the Justice Party's Rocky Anderson.
King told The Associated Press it's clear none of them will win the election, but said they all deserve a voice in the presidential race.
Democrats and Republicans are keeping tabs on Johnson and Goode, two ex-Republicans who could be factors in key battleground states.
"They have a story to tell. It's a valid story," King said. "It's a two-party system, but not a two-party system by law."
The exclusion of third-party candidates from the officially sanctioned presidential debates has been a source of frustration for activists on both ends of the political spectrum since at least 1987, when the Commission on Presidential Debates was formed by the Republican and Democratic parties.
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