Voters Hope McCain and Obama Aren't Debate Hogs

The Whispers Poll shows voters don't want the candidates to roll their eyes.


The first presidential debate between Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain takes place September 26 in Oxford , Miss. Which of the following gestures by the candidates on stage would upset you most?

Hogging the time 28%

A dramatic eye roll 27%

Invading the other's space 24%

Looking at his watch 16%

A sigh 5%

Source: The Synovate eNation Internet poll was conducted August 28-September 2 among 1,000 nationally representative households by global market research firm Synovate.