Not exactly must-see TV

Who will show for Fox's Democratic debate?

Published May 31, 2007 1:04PM (EDT)

What's worse than a Democratic presidential debate packed with eight candidates battling for all-too-scarce moments of airtime? A Democratic presidential debate that features just three candidates -- at least if those candidates are not exactly front-runners Joe Biden, Dennis Kucinich and Mike Gravel. Those are the only three Democratic presidential contenders who have not yet said no to a Sept. 23 debate sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus and Fox News.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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