Here in Canada, we have a Parliament that can often be rambunctious, but there is always some measure of public (and often private) respect between the Prime Minister and the Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition. The Oppositon's job, after all, in a robust democracy, is to oppose. As I observed the mutual hatred and plain nastiness of the Hofstra Debate,it reinforced my belief that the US political system is broken. Were I an American, I would be voting more against Teflon Romney than for Obama - maybe there is hope for the Green Party??
Ya'alon met with security chiefs to assess situation following developments at Gaza border (Haaretz)
from the article: Obama bruises Romney in presidential debate that was almost a brawl