Historically, the presidential debates are meant to provide the country with insight into the views and future plans of candidates in both the Republican and Democratic Parties. However, as I continue to pay greater attention to politics so that I can be informed when the time comes to vote in elections, I have noticed how the presidential debates seem greatly sensationalized for the sake of audience entertainment. When I watch the debates, I want to learn why I should or should not support a candidate from either party, rather than spending two hours struggling to hear them speak over one another. Moving forward, I believe that we need to return to the reason the debates exist in the first place because somewhere along the way, their purpose has been lost.

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