Tag Archives: Presidential Debates

The Hammer of Kraut: “It’s Unequivocal… Romney Won”

Real Clear Politics: Charles Krauthammer: I think it’s unequivocal, Romney won. And he didn’t just win tactically, but strategically. Strategically, all he needed to do is basically draw. He needed to continue the momentum he’s had since the first debate, … Continue reading

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And the winner is . . . Bob Shieffer!

No, seriously. For the first time in four debates, nobody is talking about the moderator: Bob Schieffer sets the standard Finally, the moderator isn’t the story. The cardinal rule of debate moderation is this: it isn’t about the moderator. But … Continue reading

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Giants/Cardinals/Obama/Romney/Lions/Bears Epic Drunk Blog

The San Francisco Giants are playing the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the NCLS – the loser goes home and the winner faces the Detroit Tigers in the World Series starting Wednesday night. That game starts about 5 … Continue reading

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Where Obots Come From

And they say science majors are for the smart kids: Surprise! ‘Undecided’ debate questioner at Tuesday’s debate declares for Obama In a shocking development, the 20-year-old exercise science major who led off Tuesday’s presidential debate seeking reassurance from the candidates … Continue reading

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Preference Cascade Underway?

Katrina Trinko: Romney Seven Points Ahead in Gallup Poll In today’s Gallup, Mitt Romney has a significant lead over President Obama among likely voters: seven points. Romney is at 52 percent to Obama’s 45 percent. So what’s going on? I … Continue reading

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The real War on Women

Obama touts fair pay for women, despite records showing women paid less in his own White House At Tuesday’s Hofstra University presidential debate, President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney duked it out over pay equity for women, just … Continue reading

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“I was undecided between Romney and not voting”

Hot Air: “I was not undecided between Obama and Romney. I was undecided between Romney and not voting.” That’s the problem for any incumbent President in the final days of the election. They get almost four years to make the … Continue reading

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Presidential Debate Drunk Klown Blog III – Last Call

This thread is for the post-debate reactions. My prediction was correct – I’m really hammered.

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Presidential Debate Drunk Klown Blog II

The first thread is full. Keep it going here. By now I should be looking pretty good.

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Presidential Debate Drunk Klown Blog I

Forget the drinking games, I’m just gonna keep slamming ‘em back until I run out or pass out. My predictions: 1. Obama will perform much better than last time (it would be hard not to). 2. Romney will win. 3. … Continue reading

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Will Obama unleash his inner Biden?

Obama camp tips hand on debate, hints president will attack Romney on Bain As President Obama began to hunker down at a plush resort here for three full days of debate prep, his campaign team signaled the incumbent may steal … Continue reading

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The New New Civility – Why Vile Progs Must Be Defeated

Some times two posts were meant for each other. Jonathan S. Toobin at Commentary: Why Dems Loved Biden’s Boorish Behavior The morning after the vice presidential debate, Democrats are delighted. Vice President Joe Biden’s obnoxious display was exactly what was … Continue reading

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Well that was different

CNN Poll: Debate watchers split on who won VP debate Call it a draw. Forty-eight percent of voters who watched the vice presidential debate think that Rep. Paul Ryan won the showdown, according to a CNN/ORC International nationwide poll conducted … Continue reading

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Hairplug Joe To The Rescue?

ABC News: Vice President Joe Biden is currently in Wilmington, Delaware prepping for the vice presidential debate Thursday. However, the Obama campaign does not expect Biden, a former senator and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, to make up … Continue reading

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Jim Lehrer – “Everybody knows what they saw”

Breitbart: Spin Doesn’t Work If Everybody’s Seen The Event Sean Hannity, Fox News: “I felt that for you, after the debate, a lot of criticism heaped on you.” Jim Lehrer, PBS News Hour: “Yeah” Hannity: “How did you feel about … Continue reading

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Overnight Open Thread

Watch this clip from last night’s ABC News. The money quote starts around the 1:40 mark – “President Obama seemed to have initially thought all went well that night.” Apparently his aides had to tell him he screwed the pooch. … Continue reading

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If We Disagree You Are Lying

No, seriously. Gretawire: CBS Face the Nation asked David Axelrod why he and the President are now calling Governor Romney a liar (“dishonest”) about his tax cut promise for everyone being deficit neutral … and yet don’t call President Obama … Continue reading

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Daddy Issues?

Roger Simon: I doubt the president was over-confident, nor do I think he underestimated Romney. I have quite a different explanation. Barack Obama was afraid. In fact, on a certain level he was petrified. Now I admit I have been … Continue reading

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Mitt Admits That What He Said Was Wrong

Romney says he was ‘completely wrong’ on ’47 percent’ comment GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Thursday night he was “completely wrong” when he made comments about the 47 percent of Americans who do not pay taxes at a secretly … Continue reading

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Ex Post Facto Badass

Who was that masked man? Feisty Obama says didn’t face “real Mitt Romney” in debate President Barack Obama came out swinging against Republican rival Mitt Romney on Thursday after a lackluster performance in their first debate forced the Democrat’s aides … Continue reading

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