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U.S. election: Presidential debate
won’t decide election, says Paul Ryan

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Photoonist, 9/30/2012 3:08:54 PM

Washington - Paul Ryan says he doesn’t think one event — such as the first presidential debate Wednesday night — “is going to make or break this campaign.” The GOP vice presidential candidate calls President Barack Obama “a very gifted speaker” who’s been on the national stage for several years. Ryan also is making the point that Republican nominee Mitt Romney has never been in a one-on-one presidential debate. Ryan tells “Fox News Sunday” that the race is close and he expects it will stay that way until Election Day on Nov. 6. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says on CBS’ “Face the

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The press whores will refuse to let one debate have a major affect on the election, in their pinhead minds, if Romney clearly trounces 0bama. They will lie about it and call it a ''tie'' or worse try and claim 0bama ''won.''

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Phantomll, 9/30/2012 3:25:44 PM     (No. 8900499)

I love Paul Ryan - but - Øbama is not a "very gifted speaker"!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: navybrat, 9/30/2012 3:43:47 PM     (No. 8900545)

I have never known a gifted speaker who could not speak without a Teleprompter. When he loses the speech that was written for him, Obama goes off the tracks.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Shimp, 9/30/2012 3:58:50 PM     (No. 8900579)

AssPress setting up for a mauling from both Romney and Ryan.

They know their guys can't win the debates.....so what does the fawning media do?

Swat it. It ain't important...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Dixie, 9/30/2012 4:01:35 PM     (No. 8900582)

As usual, I expect the moderator to do his/her best to swing things Left....questions, interruptions, calling "time", tone of voice, etc.

However, if the pResident is not allowed a Teleprompter, good things might happen. But he might have rehearsed that enough.

Were I advising Romney, I'd say to make remarks out of turn, or go at him point-to-point... trying to induce an unforced error and/or to display some pResitential temper.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Theeo, 9/30/2012 4:08:55 PM     (No. 8900595)

Prior to presentation of the first question, Romney should publicly request that both Obama and him be thoroughly searched for hidden receivers.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: markinalpine, 9/30/2012 4:16:09 PM     (No. 8900607)

Anyone here going to watch?
Me Neither!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: doublesharp, 9/30/2012 4:25:37 PM     (No. 8900630)

Of course I'm going to watch. Only a dolt would purposely miss this debate. Obama without a teleprompter is full of possibilities for disaster.

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