REPORT: Democratic presidential debate question about Ellen sparks outrage

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BY TEAM DML / OCTOBER 16, 2019 /

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A question about Ellen DeGeneres and former President George W. Bush’s friendship drew the ire of Democratic presidential candidates and viewers alike following Tuesday night’s debate hosted by CNN and The New York Times.

After the three-hour televised event, viewers and some Democratic hopefuls slammed debate moderator Anderson Cooper’s final question of the evening, which did not focus on what many thought could have been more important issues, like climate change.

The article goes on to state the following:

“Last week, Ellen DeGeneres was criticized after she and former President George W. Bush were seen laughing together at a football game. Ellen defended their friendship, saying, ‘We’re all different and I think that we’ve forgotten that that’s OK, that we’re all different,’” Cooper said to the 12 candidates onstage.

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Anderson continued, “So in that spirit, we’d like you to tell us about a friendship that you’ve had that would surprise us and what impacts it’s had on you and your beliefs.”

Democrats voiced their outrage on Twitter, including at least two of the candidates.

Julians Castro tweeted, Three hours and no questions tonight about climate, housing, or immigration. Climate change is an existential threat. America has a housing crisis. Children are still in cages at our border. But you know, Ellen.#DemocraticDebate

Sen. Kamala Harris shredded the question as well, tweeting, “Three hours. Not one question about the climate crisis. Not one question about LGBTQ+ rights. Not one question about immigration. These issues are too important to ignore. #DemDebate.”

The fury continued… below are more tweets:

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8 Comments

  1. LL October 16th, 2019 at 8:12 am

    None of them are discussing any of the important issues. They sound like a bunch of whiny overgrown children. Who aren’t getting their way. The Democratic party has become the communist party. They only care about themselves and not the American citizens.

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    • DEM777 October 17th, 2019 at 8:27 am

      LL, the Liberal Democrats has not cared for the American people for Decades.

      They have made the fortunes through the Decades and many are Millionaires. They only think about themselves and what they want – to protect themselves.

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  2. Sue October 16th, 2019 at 8:28 am

    These debates are a waste of time. Start asking questions about what the voters care about. Healthcare, drug prices, immigration, homelessness, border safety & taxes

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  3. Dea October 16th, 2019 at 8:59 am

    I think that was a very appropriate question and would show what the true character of a person is! The type of friendship that impacted your life is very telling!!

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  4. Jan October 16th, 2019 at 9:02 am

    Did any of them actually answer the question? I didnt watch the debate. Just curious……and it sounds like they waited till after the debate to bash the question. Why didnt they say something during the debate?

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  5. Donna Kay Wright October 16th, 2019 at 12:24 pm

    The questions nor the answers during debates or any kind of discussion with a Democrat serve little purpose because all you are going to hear are lies aka carrots tossed out like swill to swine.

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  6. J Willi October 16th, 2019 at 10:48 pm

    What?! Let me check my notes…nope…they didn’t tell us in advance about any questions about Ellen?! CNN is going off script?!?

    They were only supposed to cover all of the Dem talking points so we could blame Trump and appease AOC and her minion Pelosi!! This is NIT FAIR…We can’t spin this into an “Impeach Trump” moment!

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  7. 22kws22 October 17th, 2019 at 9:01 am

    I’ll tell you what this means. It means that DNC chair, Donna Brazile didn’t hand out the the debate questions to everyone but sanders (again).

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