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Good morning, PR pros:

The year is quickly coming to a close, but it couldn’t end without one more political debate for the Democrats running for president. The evening was the smallest gathering yet, with seven candidates qualifying for the debate.

However, many viewers were turned off by a part of the production that was out of the candidates’ control: the background.

Nothing to do with you Pete, but the background has given me motion sickness! #DemDebate https://t.co/Ni5YZmFNOq

— JF (@joelontheground) December 20, 2019

Oh yeah the moving #demdebate background is definitely giving me a headache.

— Andrew Feinberg (@AndrewFeinberg) December 20, 2019

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