First presidential debate brings the clash to small towns

By Eric Finkler
Grand Ledge Gazette staff writer

GRAND LEDGE, MI – The trickle-down effect may or may not create jobs, but the strife between Republican and Democratic Parties certainly trickles down into small communities following the debate. On Thursday, Oct. 4, after the debate, advertisements were made by both parties highlighting the negatives of their opponents and the positives of their candidates which reflected the feelings in the residents of Grand Ledge. “I was disappointed in the debate,” said Grand Ledge resident, Christine Walker. “I’ve been watching the debates since ’64 and this was probably the most tedious one I’ve seen.”

“Romney was well prepared; it felt like he had memorized and repeated stats the entire time.