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EDITORIAL: YouTube just prolongs the pain

Having Average Joe submit video questions for the CNN/YouTube debate was an interesting gimmick, but it fell short of convincing Americans they should be interested in a two-year-long presidential campaign.

Having Average Joe submit video questions for the CNN/YouTube debate was an interesting gimmick, but it fell short of convincing Americans they should be interested in a two-year-long presidential campaign.

With all the concern about campaign financing and corporate-controlled politicians, here's a suggestion: Sharply limit how long the campaign will last. Even politicians are limited in how fast they can spend money and meet with health industry lobbyists.

Until then, Soprano's reruns are a good alternative to endless repeats of the same political blather.

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