Awwww, poor Jim Webb. He's just so annoyed about the lack of time he got on the debates. So annoyed, in fact, that he fired off an email blast to the three subscribers on his list.
“That debate was, I’m going to be very frank, rigged in terms of who was going to get the time on the floor by the way that Anderson Cooper was selecting people to supposedly respond to something someone else said,” Webb explained. “I even turned around to Bernie Sanders at one point and said, ‘Bernie! Say my name, will you? Just say my name!'”
Aside from Cooper, Sanders and Clinton, Webb never called out any of the people in charge of the debate by name. There were no O’Malley-esque, passive-aggressive insults slung at Democratic National Convention Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, for example. Still, the ex-Virginia senator felt compelled to explain his apparent anger — despite being unable to kill anyone.
“It’s very difficult to win a debate when you don’t have the opportunity to speak with the same amount of time on issues as the others did.”
Hang on, Jim! The Waaaahmbulance is right around the corner.