How 5 political spinners were convinced they won the #BBCdebate
Party staff work tirelessly to persuade media and onlookers
WHOEVER gets the most votes wins. That's usually how democratic contests are conducted. But when it comes to TV election debates perception, reality and democracy turns murky.
In 2015 the debates in Scotland and across the UK are media spectacles, with emphasis placed on the performance of party leaders.
'Winning' the debate is as much to do with how messages are 'spun' before and after the debate as it relates to the debate itself.