November 3rd, 2018

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The only interesting thing about these last Munk debates is that, according to the polls, Bannon won. Quite dramatically. To the groans of the audience.

Otherwise, there was very little said that was in any way deep or thoughtful. He made wild claims, met with outbursts of laughter. The audience ridiculed him. Then they voted for him.

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Wow, haven't seen this (most likely, incorrect) variant of transcription yet:



Fun fact, when the news was still fresh and was reported on the Russian TV, they used the naive English-inspired way of pronunciation (with the hard /g/, as in gift). Then they started getting more sophisticated.