Well, Billy, the Internet is a massive set of data connections that allow Llama news to spread at a rate unimagined by Verne or Sagan.
The things I am reading in the news lately indicate to me that the primary lessons of the movies Wargames and Sneakers were not absorbed.
Next debate: Just blare "Careless Whisper" sax at the end of the 2 minutes. Roll the volume dial up. No one can talk over that.