Focus Group Critical of TX Debate Lighting Round

The Texas Tribune GOP debate focus group.
The Texas Tribune GOP debate focus group.

The HuTube vlog series continues with a bonus look at our debate watch focus group. There wasn't a whole lot of behind-the-scenes we could shoot since we were in a studio connected to the place where KXAN was live broadcasting its 6pm newscast. Watch the snippet to see what the group had to say about Belo's lightning round — the section of the debate where Debra Medina was asked whether she supported a personal income tax and KBH was quizzed on who was the first governor of Texas.

A big thanks to our TV partners for teaming up with us for this and generously letting us move a bunch of furniture around in the studio. We had a lot of fun with Shannon and Ben and the rest of the team over there. (Some of our focus group members were just excited to watch meteorologist Jim Spencer do the weather right in front of them.)

Of course, the main focus group piece is up if you're interested in more complete comments and reactions.

 

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