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Takeaways From the Candidates' First Joint Appearance

Fred Kaplan, Slate's War Stories columnist and the author of Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War  (Simon & Schuster, 2016), analyzes Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump’s stances on national security, military affairs and veterans’ issues from their first joint appearance on NBC and MSNBC’s "Commander-In-Chief Forum," and listeners weigh in:

@BrianLehrer@fmkaplan so poor analysis, non-fact-checking, false equivalency, weak interviewing, etc. this election started w/ Lauer?

— fafa sojidellha (@fafa019) September 8, 2016

@BrianLehrer - Love the hashtag #LaueringTheBar, but @MLauer's push at Trumps ISIS plan was incredibly revealing.

— Jim Byrne (@j23yrne) September 8, 2016


→ Check out the article Kaplan wrote about the forum for his Slate column.


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