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Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan
CNN, by Timothy Stanley

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/12/2012 12:20:22 AM

This was a strange debate, even an ugly one. The two men looked like they were taking part in separate discussions. Ryan was speaking in the economics seminar at some obscure think tank. Biden was shouting answers in the middle of a loud sports bar. The tone was so uneven that the candidates seemed to find each other's presence a nuisance -- Biden laughed his way through Ryan's answers and Ryan was often visibly irritated. The most surreal moment was when Biden picked a fight with the moderator, Martha Raddatz, about the Afghanistan War. We've never seen him this pugnacious.

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When Biden is fact-checked the few ''facts'' he gave will disintegrate. And Biden is a Catholic? Yeah, Biden was the DRUNK in the sports bar who is about to be shown the door by the bouncers. WARNING: Paul Begala's column is right below this one. Don't Bother with It! Howell and the other two are more moderate.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/12/2012 12:26:23 AM     (No. 8927317)

Paul Begala is the one of the only times I advocate abortion.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: watercheetah, 10/12/2012 12:28:15 AM     (No. 8927326)

It was a great reflection of their differences.

Rude and arrogant vs smart and polite.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: proactus, 10/12/2012 12:28:58 AM     (No. 8927330)

Martha Ratzass crapped the bed as a moderator. She interrupted too much too-just didn't smile.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: G-Tom, 10/12/2012 12:54:30 AM     (No. 8927386)

Personally, I wouldn't want to see that cadaverous face try to smile.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 10/12/2012 1:23:42 AM     (No. 8927422)

If a guy acted like that in a real sports bar, well, my guess is it wouldn't be pretty. My guess is the lewd grinning wouldn't go over very well either. These Beltway types don't get out much.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Sanspeur, 10/12/2012 2:02:06 AM     (No. 8927449)

Ryan vs The Joker. Our present state is no freakin' joke..

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Safari Man, 10/12/2012 2:44:13 AM     (No. 8927471)

I went to a sports bar here in The Woodlands and everyone behaved better than Biden, even the blotto drunks.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 10/12/2012 3:24:50 AM     (No. 8927490)

Biden looked as if he were only a couple of minutes away from breaking into a few bars of "The Villages" themesong. Check him out on You Tube.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: danu, 10/12/2012 3:35:45 AM     (No. 8927496)

Would you like to swing on a star
Carry moonbeams home in a jar
And be better off than you are

Or would you rather be a mule?

A mule is an animal with long funny ears
Kicks up at anything he hears
His back is brawny and his brain is weak
He's just plain stupid with a stubborn streak
And by the way, if you hate to go to school
You may grow up to be a mule.

~''Swinging on a Star'' lyrics by Johnny Burke.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JAN, 10/12/2012 4:54:01 AM     (No. 8927535)

So discussing the economy is an obscure exercise at a think tank.

Perhaps a little more thinking and a little less partying would have saved our country.

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