We political junkies are all waiting with bated breath for the upcoming presidential debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, eager to see whether how they might influence the outcome of the election.
But Nate Cohn argues HERE that presidential debates have never had much effect in November:
In the mythology of the modern presidential campaign, nothing looms larger than the debates. Elections are already compared to military conflicts, and three times every four years, Americans watch the two candidates battle it out onstage. This year is no different, and a chorus of political analysts is gearing up to argue ...