You are quite right. Their comments were perfectly predictable, and had been repeated 100 times before.
That, coupled with the distinctly NON-neutral moderator, made it a waste of time, as far as I was concerned.
The Establishment fix was in, as it was in the FBI "investigation." Corruption at the highest levels of government and broadcasting.
In Trump and Hill's ho-hum debate,
On which may hang the nation's fate,
The Lying Empress had no clothes,
And Blust'ring Donald had the slows.