Those amazing presidential debates last year, between Brenda King and Jonathan Gordon, don't you remember those?  Me neither.  But NYU economics/poli-sci professor Maria Guadalupe decided to re-stage the Clinton-Trump debates word for word, but with the genders reversed.  Here's a sample:

The audience reactions were not a clear as you'd think.  Rather than her brashness coming over as bitchiness, and his buttoned-up sticking to the points coming over as confident, he did seem kind of stiff.  She seemed more at-home and confident.

Maybe this is our attempt to figure out how we could have gotten the result we did?  I don't know for sure.

Read the article at NYU's site

This article was updated on May 9, 2023

David F