Some debates are harder to watch than others. Take a look back at 12 cringe-worthy moments in debate history.
Patricia Madrid's Awkward Pause -- When running for the U.S. House of Representatives in 2006, former New Mexico Lt. Gov. Patricia Madrid was asked whether she could point to something in her public service career that would reassure voters that she would prevent a tax increase. After a long, awkward pause, Madrid said, "Your president, you," before going into another pause.
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