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What people around the world thought of the first U.S. presidential debate

What people around the world thought of the first U.S. presidential debate

The first U.S. presidential debate broke viewership records at home — and the rest of the world watched with great interest too. Here's what people in other countries thought of the first head-to-head matchup between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

In Mexico, they were hoping Clinton would do better

Trump has attracted widespread hostility in Mexico for his threats to deport immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally and to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In the wake of Monday night’s presidential debate, some analysts here were disappointed that Clinton did not do better.

“Clinton wins the debate; the key question is if this first...

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