Martha Raddatz was an awful moderator – pretty much everything conservatives might have feared, after learning at a late hour of her undisclosed personal relationship with Barack Obama. She interrupted Paul Ryan constantly, openly argued with him, and presented Democratic talking points better than Biden did. If a Fox News anchor who once entertained Mitt Romney at her wedding had treated Biden that way, the left wing of the Internet would be burning down tonight. Raddatz did ask a few solid questions of Biden, although never with anything like the contentious tone she displayed
Obama has co-opted everything and everybody in this country but real Americans. Despite all these heroic efforts to fool people and corruption at every level of government,he's far from a shoo-in for reelection. There's a poll that shows Romney up by 7in Fl.,yet the real clear average shows it a tossup state along with Va. and NC.There's a sneaky way the left shews these rolling averages to keep Obama in the game.
Everything and I mean everything depends on suburban turnout.The other part of the equation is will urban voters go all in and even vote several times for Obama. Are there millions of Obama absentee ballots floating around by people who vote on election day also? What effect will all these newly crowned hispanic "citizens" have on swing states like Col. Nev and NM?
The unemployment rate among gov't workers is a measly 4% which is skewing the national average and covers up the 11 million people who want jobs.
As I mentioned in an earlier post, watched "Morning Joe" this a.m. and no signs of a split screen for Biden and his giggles there---they KNOW what he did. Nothing but praise for Joe, and not a word of complaint about Radditch, who let Looney Joe get away with murder, while constantly cutting Ryan off at the feet when he was making HIS points. She was a scandal, but a scandal that will be so overshadowed by Biden's Al; Gore behavior that the subject will probably not come up.
Horrible moderator - it was two on one most of the night. She had the ability to stop Biden from interrupting 82 times - but she chose not too. What an embarrassment but she was a poster child for the adoring left wing media.
Never can figure out why Republicans agree to let biased moderators be picked. Should not happen. I understand the choices are limited but surely Republicans can veto the biased ones. Candy Crawley will be as bad as the Martha Raddatz one.
Ryan did a great job, he was sincere and serious and had command of the facts. I loved his story of little "Bean", they knew she was a baby and a life before she was born. I couldn't decide which debate tactic was more distracting, Biden's creepy antics or Raddatz's skeleton face. Somebody needs to throw her a couple of donuts now and then.
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The Architect, 10/12/2012 8:08:40 AM (No. 8927736)
Biden's Cheshire Cat smile was creepy. Its amazing how he can turn it on in an instant and then shut it off as if by a switch. There is no doubt that Ryan was debating two people last night. The constant interruptions and comments by Biden were beyond annoying and Martha interrupted Ryan every single time he opened his mouth, but she let Biden rant on and on. She only seemed to care about the two minute clock when Ryan was talking and never when Biden was. The minutes each candidate spoke were shown on CSPAN last night. They showed 41 minutes for Ryan and 42.8 for Biden. This is a misleading number. More than half the time Ryan was talking he was being interrupted by Biden and/or Raditz.
This is what happens when we allow leftists to moderate debates. Martha Raddatz was openly hostile to Ryan with a couple of questions. I like Ryan, but do not understand why he sat on his hands and let Biden constantly interrupt him. He could have taken lessons from Scott Brown of Massachusetts.
I walked away after the abortion question. Why did Ryan hesitate before answering? When she said "Do women have to worry if you get elected?" he should have just said no, but he hesitated and gave a nutty answer.
You can spin away, but this was not a good night for us.
I recently revisited DC after some time away. It is nothing but an echo chamber and the repubs actualy believe the same media bs that the dems do. That they agree to these moderators underscore the problems with the RNC. We are the unwashed beyond the beltway that are merely the money supply.
I was aware there was a Martha Radish and vaguely conscious of her acclaimed achievements, however after witnessing her in action last evening, I can easily comprehend why she has such difficulty hanging on to a husband.
Oh, and I'll see your two donuts and raise you two more.
With manic Joe and shakey Martha, the debate last night was bizarre to say the least. Paul Ryan stayed focused, calm and polite in a a debate that resembled an air raid of noise and confusion. That dems say their guy won based on this performance is why the right remains focused on ousting this rabble from high office. Romney/Ryan are winning this race.
Through adversity we become stronger. Conservatives, by necessity, have had to refine our arguments, become better debaters, improve our temperament, become more skilled in the art of persuasion. Conservative always have 2 opponents, the liberals who are openly our opposites, and the media who disseminate information to the public. The liberals or democrats, operate in a far easier political environment. They do not have to refine their arguments, so their message become muddled and incoherent. They no longer know how to debate, because the liberal moderators always give them the advantage. They can no longer stay cool under pressure, because they are so rarely under any pressure. And they have lost the art of persuasion, because they have become accustomed to demanding compliance.
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