The loquaciously challenged Lee Anderson is entirely willing to meet U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Augusta, in a debate this fall.
But first, says the Republican challenger from Grovetown, the Deep South’s last white Democrat in Congress must prove himself worthy. From Larry Peterson and the Savannah Morning News:
He’ll “consider” a debate if Barrow first discusses on TV his recent tepid endorsement of President Barack Obama.
And, if spokesman Ryan Mahoney adds, Barrow says on camera who he supports for Speaker of the House.
“Barrow,” Mahoney said, “… is incapable of telling the truth to voters … and doesn’t deserve a platform to further promote his empty campaign promises and tired political rhetoric.”
Already, Anderson has slapped his preconditions on two debates – one in Statesboro, the other in Augusta, Peterson reports.
Barrow has refused Anderson’s demands.
There is talk that Anderson is ready to heap on more requirements intended to even the debating field: Barrow would be