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The VP debate proves viewers don’t care about policy — they want a reality TV show

In theory, this was the debate America apparently desired. In reality, all the available evidence suggests they didn't. For months, the personal, reality-TV driven element woven into the fabric of the 2016 presidential race had been decried. Americans deserve better, the talking heads said. The race for the most important office in the world should be debated on measures of important policy and substance, not tabloid-level gossip.
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