Mark Levin offers $50,000 to Obama super PAC in exchange for debate

Jeff Poor Media Reporter
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On his Tuesday radio show, Mark Levin made a challenge to President Barack Obama that probably won’t be answered: He said he would give $50,000 to the pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA if the president would agree to an hour-long debate with him.

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, he noted, has already issued the same challenge.

“I see my friend Sarah Palin has challenged Obama to a debate, because now he’s running ads against her,” Levin said. “Come on. I’ll tell you what — I will give, are you ready for this Mr. Producer? I will give $50,000 to Obama’s Super PAC if he will debate me for one hour.”

Since Obama has been traveling the country in search of smaller donations, Levin asked, why not take him up on his bigger offer?

“Now he’s flying all over the country in exchange for meals and handshakes and photos,” Levin said. “People are giving a lot less than that. Just one hour, a debate. It doesn’t even have to be televised. In fact, we’ll do it right here on this program. [It would] be very professional, be very fair, equal time, just a debate.”

The conservative talker did stipulate that a neutral site would be a part of the terms.

“We’ll meet at a neutral place,” he said. “Where would a neutral place be, Mr. Producer? PBS is no neutral place, but we’ll find a neutral place. Maybe a McDonald’s, I don’t know. But I’m quite serious about this.”

(h/t Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics video)

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