Mike Wallace

He's no potted plant: With steady debate performance, Chris Wallace shows path forward for Fox News

He's no potted plant: With steady debate performance, Chris Wallace shows path forward for Fox News

Bad hombres. Nasty women. Puppets. 

There were a lot of instantly meme-able moments in the third and (mercifully) final presidential debate Wednesday in Las Vegas.

But one of the most significant exchanges of the night was almost lost in the din. About 30 minutes in, as an argument between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton regarding Vladimir Putin spiraled out of control, moderator Chris Wallace intervened.

I’m not a potted plant here,” said the “Fox News Sunday” anchor. “I do get to ask some questions.” 

And that he did. 

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