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Obama explains that awful debate
performance (Hint: Not his fault)

Investor's Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 10/5/2012 9:15:47 AM

The United States Commander-in-Chief, Barack Obama, has figured out what caused his pathetic performance in the general election's first presidential debate this week: It was Mitt Romney's fault. The day after the listless, bored, defensive Democrat scared the cliches out of his media pals and gifted his opponent with a poll bump, Obama offered a manufactured explanation for his poor showing in front of about 50 million people.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/5/2012 9:21:26 AM     (No. 8911514)

So there you have folks, from the Empty Chairs own lips, he incapable of thinking or acting own his own. He was presented with something unexpected and wasn't smart enough to deal with it because the puppet master wasn't in the room to tell him what to say. What a fraud!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dallasdude, 10/5/2012 9:31:59 AM     (No. 8911536)

I think the number watching was more like 67 million...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 10/5/2012 9:34:11 AM     (No. 8911540)

I am really surprised he didn't blame President Bush...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Joni_Lou, 10/5/2012 9:55:12 AM     (No. 8911590)

Oh, come on now, Opie! Really? Here in America we call it losing...you lost plain and simple. You went up against a grown-up who is intelligent and knows what he's talking about and you were scared out of your pants. Put quite simply, you didn't know what to say...you were scared speechless!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: cromagnon, 10/5/2012 10:00:29 AM     (No. 8911604)

I wonder what ValJar thinks??

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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/5/2012 10:05:37 AM     (No. 8911620)

First read Andrew's article.

Then follow the link to Costa's "fascinating" account of Mitt Romney's prep for the debate. "The Making of a Presidential Debater"?

Or go here, where it was posted early (too early) yesterday and pretty much ignored:

http://lucianne.com/thread/?artnum=705095

Even more than detail on his debate prep, it tells us a great deal about the character and work ethic of the man who would be president. Highly recommend.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/5/2012 10:06:28 AM     (No. 8911626)

PS. "The Making of a Presidential Debater" is my term, not the headline on an article...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stevendm, 10/5/2012 10:13:52 AM     (No. 8911652)

Wow. That explanation sure relieves my mind.

What is going to happen if Putin or AchmaNutJob decides to play hardball with him during some negotiations? Obviously he going to curl up in the corner and suck him thumb because they weren't nice to him. These guys are ruthless and would like nothing more than to see the great USA on it's knees. Oh wait, that is what O wants also.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: DARling, 10/5/2012 10:16:52 AM     (No. 8911659)

It's just that, uh, anything that, uh, isn't, uh, golf or vacation, uh, related is, uh, a drag.

That's why he did so poorly. His heart isn't in it anymore.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: AlloySteel, 10/5/2012 10:18:39 AM     (No. 8911662)

Al Gore gave the definitive answer - The Won just did not get acclimatized to the altitude, and he was suffering oxygen deficiency.

Which seems to happen a lot when the teleprompter is not available to him.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TexasRed, 10/5/2012 10:39:20 AM     (No. 8911739)

He told Putin he would be in a much better position to negotiate after his re-election. Wonder if Putin watched the debate?
Take the puppet's strings and teleprompter away and what do you have?

NOTHING - NOT EVEN AN EMPTY SUIT

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Reply 12 - Posted by: laotzu, 10/5/2012 10:50:22 AM     (No. 8911775)

IBD really makes the rational point that in arguing this was a Mitt Romney unknown to Obama, Obama is discrediting the Mitt Romney manufactured by his own smear campaign. Who do you believe, the Obama smear machine or your own eyes? Obama thinks the answer should be the Obama smear machine. In short, he's going for the stupid vote.







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Reply 13 - Posted by: trapper, 10/5/2012 12:05:28 PM     (No. 8912030)

From the Costa article referenced in this article, referring to Romney's debate prep:

"He prepared in the same way he used to review pending business deals at Bain Capital"

And that is why Obama cannot win ANY of the debates against Romney. Obama is in so over his head when he goes up against Romney that it is just hopeless. And you think this week was bad? Wait until Mitt mops the floor with a SITTING president in the foreign policy debate. If they haven't already, the whole WORLD will take note of THAT one. Bad guy money from all over the world will be frantically trying to make its way into the Obama campaign.

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