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Who won the 'West Wing' debate?

Who do you think won last night’s live debate on The West Wing?

You may vote at an online poll at NBC.com, where, at this writing, respondents are favoring Matt Santos (Jimmy Smits) over Arnold Vinick (Alan Alda), 70 percent to 30 percent.

PopWatch readers have been offering their opinions in response to Whitney Pastorek’s live-blogging of the event, and so far, more of you seem willing to give the edge to Vinick, citing Alda’s record as a more experienced live-performance actor. One thing I think we can all agree on: there’ll be no post-debate bounce for the American voter, who’ll never get to see a face-off this ”real” and ”spontaneous” between any two candidates for the actual presidency.

Originally posted November 7 2005 — 9:34 PM EST

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