Kevin Drum wonders why Brokaw when PowerPoint will do?

Why bother with a human audience or moderator at all? You might as well just select the questions, project them on a screen via PowerPoint, and televise the results. Wire the candidates up to received increasingly intense electrical shocks if they exceed their time limits and you’d be all done. Anybody got a problem with that?

Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.