Today at noon at WGBH News reporter Mike Deehan’s Facebook page. You can review the video any time.
Pat Jehlen is a Massachusetts state Senator representing Cambridge, Medford, Somerville and Winchester. She has been endorsed by Blue Mass Group and a host of others.
Liam Kerr is the
facilitator for Wall Streeters and other corporate interests trying to purchase a MA Senate seat to facilitate privatized education state director of Democrats for Education Reform.
Michael Jonas from the ever-excellent Commonwealth Magazine has a primer with useful background here.
Among other interesting aspects of this debate, it was an excellent example of the ways in which the Internet can enhance public discourse. Check out the running stream of comments on the post.
The broadcast had an audience of about 150-200 people: an insignificant fraction of the electorate, but probably a fairly good fraction of people highly interested in the subject.
On balance, I thought it was a pretty useful discussion. It was good to see the two real candidates square off against each other. Onward to next Thursday.