The forum for the night was time for each person to present his argument, then questions for each other, and finally, questions from the audience.
Rocky kicked off the evening in standard form. He brought a powerpoint presentation that highlighted the missteps of our government in the days, weeks, and months leading up to the Iraqi war. He called for Bush's impeachment, and looked pretty pleased with himself. I can't stand Rocky's smug liberalism. He is small minded when he claims to be so open. But, I never liked him in the first place, so it was no big surprise.
Next Hannity came on stage with a big smile and an anchorman's haricut. He is truly an entertainer, and I was excited to see how he would blast that liberal city mayor of ours! I was quickly disillusioned. Frankly, he didn't seem very prepared, not half as articulate as Rocky, a man I can't stand. Maybe it was high expectations, met with subpar performance, but I don't know if I really want to support Hannity anymore. In the first few sentences out of his mouth, he chose to spew venom at Rocky and belittle his presentation, instead of rally his supporters that were present and thank the U for hosting the battle, that he called for in the first place.
Honestly, I coudln't stand to finish watching the coverage, so I don't know how it ended, but I can guess. I am sure that supporters of both men walked away more emboldened and angry than they arrived. Not many minds were changed and we will continue down a road going nowhere.