New York, NY, July 2008: MTV graciously hosted, in their New York studios, the first Presidential candidate's debate for the general election of 2008. Ralph Nader, Senator Barack Obama, Senator John McCain and Ron Paul were invited to participate.
The candidates were seated from left to right; Ralph Nader, Senator Barack Obama, Senator John McCain and Ron Paul. The debate was in a half hour format consisting of four very specific policy questions posed by the moderator Britney Spears, who sat facing the candidates. Each candidate was to answer in turn.
BS: What will your administration do to stop Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from continuing Iran's Nuclear weapons development program?
RN: oops! SBO: wow! SJM: gee! RP: ouch!
BS: What will your administration do to remove Kim Jong-il from power in North Korea?
RN: mommy! SBO: whee! SJM: ach! RP: lala!
BS: What will your administration do about the high cost of crude oil?
RN: tata! SBO: zonds! SJM: bingo! RP: hello!
BS: What will your administration do about removing US troops from Iraq?
RN: man! SBO: oh! SJM: bye bye! RP: dada!
Following the broadcast Britney's producer congratulated her on a superb performance. Britney "best thing you have done since leaving Rehab, but next time please don't forget your underwear."