Barack Obama has announced that he’ll turn tomorrow’s presidential debate into a townhall meeting if John McCain doesn’t show up, reports the Huffington Post.

“Barack Obama is committed to hosting a public, televised event Friday night in Mississippi even if John McCain does not show up, an official close to the Obama campaign tells the Huffington Post.

“In McCain’s absence, the Senator is willing to make the scheduled debate a townhall meeting, a one-on-one interview with NewsHour’s Jim Lehrer, or the combination of the two, the official said.”

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Peter Fray

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