10/20/14 10:00am
GRANT PARPAN PHOTO |  Republican state Senator Lee Zeldin (left) and Democratic Congressman Tim Bishop (right) took turns at the podium as they fielded questions by moderator Denise Civiletti last Wednesday night in Riverhead.

GRANT PARPAN PHOTO |
Republican state Senator Lee Zeldin (left) and Democratic Congressman Tim Bishop (right) took turns at the podium as they fielded questions by moderator Denise Civiletti last Wednesday night in Riverhead.

The roles at a political debate are simple and well-defined.

The moderator asks the questions. The candidates answer them. The audience reacts respectfully. (more…)