Let's start with a cliche: If one Presidential Candidate attends the debate, but the other Presidential Candidate does not, is there still a debate?
There (potentially) go my Friday night plans. And there had even been drinking games afoot. 'Smash suggested drink at every "change" but I was going to tell her that we should maybe aim to be sober for more than ten minutes. I guess now I won't bother.
Who else is there to be sorry for? Well, the students and staff of Ole Miss. They were trying to be less of a joke, which is hard when students routinely chant "the South will rise again" at football games. Articles like this make me pause in my perpetual what if I left NY daydream.