Just in time for tonight’s presidential debate, here’s a drinking game lifted from a Facebook album by “Restoring Truthiness.”


I’m sure these guidelines could be tweaked in time for the county commissioner candidate forum, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 10, at the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. 4th Avenue. The forum is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Clark County and the Concerned Citizens In Action.

For example: Drink every time Tom Mielke says “unfunded mandates,” every time Joe Tanner mentions he was in the Legislature when Vancouver was awarded a branch of Washington State University, every time David Madore mentions the Columbia River Crossing and every time Marc Boldt says “rural.”

If you don’t like the above game for tonight’s debate, this Time article offers several variations. And it has a great opening:

Few things in history have a more intertwined relationship than politics and alcohol — except, maybe, journalism and alcohol. And few things drive journalists to drink as heavily as politics does. Understanding this fact might help explain this year’s proliferation of debate drinking games.

Stephanie Rice

Stephanie Rice

I cover Vancouver city government. Reach me at stephanie.rice@columbian.com or 360-735-4508.

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