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The Presidential debate is on tonight! While it’ll likely be a snooze-fest for anyone under 65, the debate’s important in that the two candidates will be less scripted than normal, and we’ll get a bit of insight into their real selves. Since we weren’t invited to moderate (now THAT would be worth watching!), we’ve outlined the five questions that we’d ask the presidential candidates if we had the chance.
Your Favorite Top 40 Artist Right Now Is…And Why?
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Ok, so maybe the President doesn’t need to be clued into what’s trending on the Billboard chart but, then again, maybe he does? If you’re up on what’s happening in culture, what people from the Bronx to Boise are talking about on the blogs, or with their friends, or around their dinner tables, then I’d trust more that you understood “my experience.” Does he need to know the lyrics? No. Does he need to know the current cultural icons and how they shape my generation? Yes.
What Needs To Be Dealt With First: Gun Violence or Drug Wars?
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Because lots of people are getting killed by guns (nearly 9,000 in 2010 alone), yet I’m hearing more about putting up a wall between the US and Mexico. I’m less concerned about cocaine dealings, and more concerned about young kids being shot in playgrounds. Thanks.
Top 3 Characteristics You Find Attractive About Your Wife?
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Because I have a feeling, and I may be wrong on this, that the two candidates have verrrry different understandings of a woman’s role and a woman’s worth.
Student Debt: Outrageous, Or Totally Worth It?
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Because I have a lot of it, and while I loved my experience (go Colgate!), I’m not sure we’re going the right route by charging $50,000 for one year’s worth of an education. The gap between those who have and those who have not will only widen, so please tell me what your perspective is on access to education.
New York vs. DC?
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Because, c’mon, khakis and neatly packaged lies cannot compete with selvedge denim and 212 realness.