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Classy Citizens of the Internet
Already Calling Candy Crowley
Too Fat to Moderate Debate

New York Magazine, by Joe Coscarelli

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Posted By:abuela10, 10/16/2012 11:19:22 AM

Candy Crowley has not yet moderated a presidential debate, but her performance (and appearance) is already being judged. The revelation that CNN's chief political correspondent might ask follow-up questions during tomorrow's town-hall-style contest has drawn the ire of both campaigns, fueling the real nastiness online, as usual, where anonymous creatures have wasted no time time calling out the weight of the first female moderator of a presidential debate in two decades. We wish we were surprised.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 10/16/2012 11:24:10 AM     (No. 8936966)

After what you leftists did to Sarah Palin and her daughters, Joe, you need to just shut up.

Maybe this wouldn't be an issue if the moderator wasn't an uber-liberal leftist like you. Why, Joe, do you think they didn't pick, say, a Megan Kelly from Fox?

What a bunch of crybabies.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/16/2012 11:25:06 AM     (No. 8936970)

Like the first article reply says, "Fat jokes are only funny when they reference Chris Christie."

I would add "Or Rush."

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Reply 3 - Posted by: StormCnter, 10/16/2012 11:27:36 AM     (No. 8936979)

It's ugly and unproductive to center an argument or a challenge on physical appearance. I make an exception for clothing and makeup.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: miceal, 10/16/2012 11:27:53 AM     (No. 8936980)

Who knows, maybe she can make a video for U Tube and whine about being bullied? Just sayin'....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 10/16/2012 11:31:56 AM     (No. 8936994)

What is Candy's roll in the debate?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Gloating, 10/16/2012 11:37:07 AM     (No. 8937014)

Gee I hope her whittle feelwings don't get hurt. S/O

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ByteGuru, 10/16/2012 11:41:43 AM     (No. 8937027)

#7 - I'll take 'Tootsie Roll' for $100.

Seriously, her being 'plus sized' should not concern anyone. It is her political leanings that should concern us.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 10/16/2012 11:47:07 AM     (No. 8937044)

She does sort of resemble a lady hippo.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mitzi, 10/16/2012 11:47:51 AM     (No. 8937050)

Actually, having read article after article about Michelle Obama's campaign to combat obesity, I was surprised that she okayed the Crowley selection!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 10/16/2012 11:52:11 AM     (No. 8937069)

I have a fairly safe prediction. No matter what happens at the debate tonight, the MSM will immediately hail Obama's tremendous comeback performance and attempt to demonize Romney for being untruthful, vague and/or rude.

After the last debate, the MSM and the rest of the left wing could not stifle their shock, horror and deep disappointment at Obama. It was like a gag reflex. They simply could not hold back their overpowering urge to vomit.

Now they have had time to reflect and have become even more shocked and horrified to see Romney shoot ahead of Obama in all of the polls. The MSM and the rest of the far left-wing fringe have way too much emotionally and financially invested in Obama to simply cut him loose now. They will do whatever it takes from now until the election to prop Obama back up.

If they do manage to prop Obama up long enough to get him re-elected, then they will start tearing into him like a pack of wild dogs. The honeymoon is definitely over.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: john56, 10/16/2012 11:59:16 AM     (No. 8937086)

To paraphraze a popular line ...

The debate ain't over until the fat lady fixes it for Obama ...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: NYBruin, 10/16/2012 12:02:30 PM     (No. 8937096)

Bring in Honey Boo Boo.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 10/16/2012 12:12:29 PM     (No. 8937122)

Candy's ugly too

(There. Did that make it better?)

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Reply 14 - Posted by: farmwife, 10/16/2012 12:16:54 PM     (No. 8937137)

I think the moderator, format, and selection process favor Obama. If Mitt remains standing, he wins.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Reilly, 10/16/2012 12:19:32 PM     (No. 8937143)

I remember being shocked seeing her for the first time. Who wants to look at that every night? This is why Grace Kelly became a star, only in reverse.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 10/16/2012 12:26:04 PM     (No. 8937171)

Here is exactly how the Leftists work; You must fit our model of what we like and do. If we like thin people, everyone must be thin. If we like green people, everyone must be green. Now that they have their claws around the throat of our health care system, we will be forced to fit their models of perfection, in both body and mind- and this poor stupid gal, being fat, has no clue of the hell she's in for with the leftists she so adores. Everyone eventually gets their belly full with leftys- even the most hard core of them. But, by the time they do, it's usually much, much too late. It's hard to complain when you are behind the barbed wire and a prized gift is a cup of cold oatmeal.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: cartcart, 10/16/2012 12:26:46 PM     (No. 8937174)

She may not be comfortable with her beauty either, but she fits the model for a debate moderator--lefty, prejudiced, liberal woman. The first one was so soft that he is now scheduling a visit with his new gynocologist. Candy may not need one.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: broken01, 10/16/2012 12:43:08 PM     (No. 8937237)

So according to the nutball liberals only body appearance jokes are reserved for conservative and or republican women. Yeah right Joe. Her being a PIAPS is not the concern. Her leftist views are. And #7 bad eye Candy's debate rolls will be two cinnamon buns and an eclair with nuts.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: usmc2489, 10/16/2012 12:58:21 PM     (No. 8937286)

She got more chins than a Chinese phone book!!!!!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: conspicio, 10/16/2012 12:59:59 PM     (No. 8937294)

The internet is everything, and yet nothing. And now that the opinion can be real or imagined and the foundation of opinion can be made based on the real or imagined, journalists are continuing to circle the drain.

They used to use the traditional crutches of "some people" or "sources say" and now they can just say "@crazyman603 said Candy Crowley is a cow!" and use that to lay out virtually any opinion they would like. "the internet" can give them anything they want.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: stealthy, 10/16/2012 1:01:14 PM     (No. 8937300)

agree with #12 they should just go ahead and declare Obama the winner now.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Kurto, 10/16/2012 1:11:02 PM     (No. 8937329)

Fat or ugly are not so bad. But, why does she have to look like a guy in drag?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 10/16/2012 1:18:46 PM     (No. 8937350)

She should be ok if they don't let the room get too warm...

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Reply 24 - Posted by: blunderbuss, 10/16/2012 1:22:57 PM     (No. 8937363)

I car not what or how much she stuffs into her Maw, its what is likely to come out in tonights debate.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: harper, 10/16/2012 1:50:26 PM     (No. 8937448)

No doubt she has already shared her ideas of where she will go with her twist on things with BO's team, and the questions will be leaked to BO also.

Romney? Not so much.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: mitzi, 10/16/2012 1:58:31 PM     (No. 8937470)

I didn't read anyone saying that she's too fat to moderate.

It was her "fly on the wall" and "organic reaction" comments that were quite provocative considering her size!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: retCPO, 10/16/2012 2:11:34 PM     (No. 8937512)

Her main goal will be to keep us from actually seeing Mitt. We'll be lucky to see anyone but Candy.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Achilles, 10/16/2012 5:30:36 PM     (No. 8938038)

Life is too short to watch fat news chicks. Why can't they have a fox news babe moderate a debate.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: KTWO, 10/16/2012 5:33:19 PM     (No. 8938041)

Joe, how's the magazine business these days?

Someone sounds grumpy.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Pocket Aces, 10/16/2012 7:05:47 PM     (No. 8938218)

I don't care that she's fat. Instead, I don't like her because;

> she's a liberal hack
> she's an Obama shill
> she's usually flatulent
> her breath smells like raw sewage
> she's ugly

So there.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: MamaD, 10/16/2012 8:24:41 PM     (No. 8938404)

Way to keep it classy, folks.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: terror118, 10/17/2012 10:28:21 AM     (No. 8939812)

Crowley's looks are not the issue. The fact that, the morning after the debate, she has now proven herself to be a worthless Obama shill and has added more credibility to the claim that these liberal-slanted debates and their "moderators" are not fair to Republicans (Obama had 44 mins. to speak; Romney, just 40) are issues. How could she say, "let me give the president a chance," when she had to know she'd given Obama more time to speak than Romney? Crowley appears to be well-suited to leave her "profession" and find a Dem PAC to work for.

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