As a conservative, do you find yourself always having to explain your views to your misguided liberal friends? A friend once told me that debating for conservatives will always be a challenge since it’s difficult to “teach” intelligence in a minute and a half response. After watching the recent presidential debates, it’s important to remember that being right in the sense of being philosophically correct is not sufficient to win. While it’s important for conservatives to learn how to organize our resources efficiently we must also be able to communicate effectively – especially in a debate forum. These five tips will help you debate the left.