Last night, I finished watching the Romney/Obama debate, ate a bowl of ice cream in a daze, and was about to go to bed when I got an email from the President: SUBJECT: Hey David — I hope I made you proud out there explaining the vision we share for this country. Now we need to go win this election -- the most important thing that will happen tonight is what you do (or don’t do) to help in the little time we have left: https://contribute.barackobama.com/ Thank you, Barack Usually I love getting chatty emails from the most powerful man on earth.
The comments after this article are amazing. It's as if leftists don't want jobs, or have a house that they might have wanted to put on the market for the last 4 years, or care about the horrendous debt their children are going to be saddled with.
They want Obama, and they cannot listen to reason.
I love the ones from the people who have convinced themselves that Obama's dismal performance was a deliberate "rope-a-dope" to set Romney up for a late-round knockout. That's hysterical. There's no way he or his handlers would plan to throw away the first debate, leaving that impression in the minds of voters who very well may not watch the subsequent debates.
"New Republic", eh? "New Socialist State" would be more apropos. The commenters on that site are, what I would describe in one word, DELUSIONAL.
The ONLY reason that I can think of that "the Foreign National calling himself Obama" may have had a reason for smirking while he was getting intellectually spanked by a true American adult is that he has already FIXED the election by commandeering the voting booths in the proper states (Ohio, Fla., Mich., etc).
I guess I must be a mean person because I really enjoyed reading the shared angst of the leftist commenters after the article. It was like reliving conversations with so many bitter cubicle dweller losers who imagined themselves so much more brilliant and deserving than the guys signing their paychecks, but who remained cubicle dwellers for 40 years. That goes double for the "I am woman, hear me whine" types.
The comments by the wigged-out lefties after the article are priceless.
1. Romney is a big, fat liar. Nyah, nyah 2. Romney's a nasty, abusive bully like my ex-husband, boss, pastor, [insert authority figure here] 3. Obama was so insanely clever, he blew it on purpose to energize the base.
Yeah, right...... Obama loves himself faaaaar too much to allow himself to take such a public beatdown. He simply isn't up to the job. He can only talk extemporaneously on The View or Leno. Ask him a difficult question, and he crumbles without a TelePrompTer.
Face it, David...when it comes right down to it, liberals THINK they're so much smarter than the rest of us. In reality, they're so freakin' dumb it's pathetic. As they sit in their ivory towers staring at that vision of utopia...they can be sold on anything, even a media manufactured empty suit. Obama DID bring his A game to the debate. Problem for your side is, it's been a D- game all along. Unfortunately for him, the media glossover wasn't available in this format...he had to do it on his own.
Thank you fellow posters for suggesting that I read the NR comments. The intellect of the left has really atrophied since I was a NR reader way back in my liberal days. I guess my then liberal peers have joined me in moving to the right during the Reagan years. But where did THESE people come from?
I too received Barry's e-mail after the debate but was laughing too hard to give my usual highly sarcastic answer to the likes of Michelle, Stephanie, Barry, Jim, Rufus, etc. when they get into barry-worship mode.
As for the comments after the article, it was a complete train of all the usual excuses, accusing Romney of everything from being a successful businessman to a racist.
Romney wasn't attacking skin color, he was attacking lies and stupidity. But, to them, Barry does not lie and he isn't stupid so it must have been racism.
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