President Obama and Sarah Palin have just had their first debate, albeit by long distance.  

Though they were not in the same room, President Obama and Sarah Palin have just engaged in their first debate over what happened in Arizona, the state of political discourse in this country and the American People.

President Obama's memorial speech in Arizona and Sarah Palin's video statement in the aftermath of the tragedy are edited together in the video below as a debate which is what what this exchange actually turned out to be.

The contrast between these two people's styles, views and sensibilities couldn't be more pronounced or clearer when presented side-by-side, as a "debate". See what you think about who won and who lost this debate and how decisive it was:

Originally posted to RebelWithAKos on Fri Jan 14, 2011 at 09:25 AM PST.

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