History is such a good teacher, but only if you actually pay attention to it. Consider this history of the Pledge of Allegiance. 1892, in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus: “I pledge allegiance to my flag and [to] the Republic for which it stands—one Nation indivisible—with liberty and justice […]
For 120 minutes, without interruption, the candidates interact with one another as a group. There are no predefined topics or questions. There is no live audience. There are no moderators or journalists. There are no advisors or consultants.
The purpose of this exercise is to see how each candidate is able to assert leadership, take charge, set the agenda, drive the discussion, manage the time, interact with others.