Vice presidential debate ‘disappointing’: observer

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/12/26
By: Lung Pei-ning and Y.F. Low

Taipei, Dec. 26 (CNA) An observer expressed disappointment Saturday at the 201512260029t0001performances of the three vice presidential candidates in a televised debate held earlier that day.

Wang Tai-li (王泰俐), director of the Graduate Institute of Journalism at National Taiwan University, noted that Wang Ju-hsuan (王如玄) on the Kuomintang ticket is an eloquent speaker because she is a lawyer, and Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) on the Democratic Progressive Party ticket is also good at debating, while Hsu Hsin-ying (徐欣瑩) on the People First Party (PFP) ticket is a legislator and chairwoman of the Minkuotang party.

The performances of the three candidates, however, were not as impressive as they could have been, Wang Tai-li said. One problem is that the candidates referred to their drafts too often, she said. She said Hsu did not directly answer questions put to her and sometimes even refused to respond, on the grounds that she considered the question “illogical.”     [FULL  STORY]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.