Martinez v. Diaz-Balart English Debate is Off
[edit: earlier this post was comically confused, I apologize, I had my coffee, and everything is in order now]
That is, if it was ever really on.
Negotiations between Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart, his challenger Raul Martinez and CBS 4 have stalled, and the question of whether the two will meet face to face in an English language debate is back up in the air.
Last week it seemed that all sides would reach an agreement, however Diaz-Balart's campaign was telling reporters he had accepted an invitation from CBS 4 for an October 3 debate while CBS 4 could not confirm that date.
While a Spanish language debate on Univision appears to still be set, Diaz-Balart continues to dodge an English debate. Believe it or not, there are actually people who only speak English in the district. Not to mention younger voters who speak conversational Spanish at home and with friends, but went through school and follow their news in English.
Get the Weekly Newsletter
Our weekly feature stories, movie reviews, calendar picks and more - minus the newsprint and sent directly to your inbox.
- Court Rules Michael Pizzi Should Be Reinstated as Mayor of Miami Lakes
- 305 Is One of the Most In-Demand Area Codes in the Country
- DJ Laz Won't Face Criminal Charges Over Deadly Nixon Sandbar Boat Accident