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The Biggest Loser In South Carolina's 'Trainwreck' Democratic Debate Wasn’t A Candidate

CBS moderators were mauled on Twitter over the way they handled the combative affair.

For many viewers, the biggest losers of Tuesday’s chaotic Democratic debate in Charleston, South Carolina, weren’t even on the stage.

Instead, critics called out the way CBS moderators handled the combative affair.

Lawmakers, political pundits, former government officials, journalists, activists and celebrities criticized Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell, Margaret Brennan, Major Garrett and Bill Whitaker for failing to keep control of the debate ― which saw the presidential hopefuls interrupting and shouting over each other and ignoring time limits for their answers.

Other critics called out the moderators for the questions they asked and the topics they failed to address, such as the climate crisis.

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