Providing more evidence that the electoral process is too long, or simply that not a lot of people care at this point, the Democratic debate on Sunday drew far fewer viewers than ESPN’s baseball game. Viewers that chose the debate over the national pastime weren’t treated to any big surprises. Clinton, Obama and Edwards are still the top three, and not too many new and exciting issues were raised. Of course, a frontrunner doesn’t necessarily want to be all that exciting, lest he/she fall in the standings, a la Howard Dean. So while 2.8 million chose to watch the debate, nearly twice that tuned in to the excitement of the Red Sox-Yankees game, perhaps realizing that the baseball season will wrapped up in a (relatively) mere 5 months. While the Yankees won 6-5, there was no word on which team Bill Richardson was rooting for…

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