Letter: Debate rules not followed

After watching some of the English language debate, and giving up after about 20 minutes because it was so difficult to discern what anyone was trying to say when six leaders are all wagging their jaws at the same time.

Moderators were terrible at keeping control of the proceedings. When one leader speaks, everyone else is supposed to keep quiet until it is their turn to speak and give a rebuttal.

I think that there should be a moderator for each party, and every leader should be fitted with a dog shock collar. When anyone speaks out of turn, give them a good zap.

I will not watch any further debates during any election until there is more control over the speakers. I have already made up my mind who I will vote for. The person I think will move this country forward the best and give all Canadians an equal opportunity to have a decent quality of life. There is a reason your windshield is so big and the rearview mirror is so small. Look ahead, not backwards.

Mark Billesberger

Penticton

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