WASHINGTON -- Well, apparently I am not crazy after all. The polls have caught up with me, and they -- après le débat -- are coming around to my point of view. Governor Mitt Romney is ahead in the race for the White House, and let me add he will probably be residing at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in 2013. I have been saying it for weeks, recognizing that the polls are weighted too heavily toward the Democratic candidate, employ too small a sampling -- as little as nine percent of the electorate --
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country boy, 10/11/2012 6:43:40 AM (No. 8924856)
Yup, Romney stepped up, he is the leader. The voters know it.
Of interest, not mentioned, Romney's word count during the debate was huge, way higher than obama's uhhh ... ummm. Romney planned way in advance to amply provide the steak, where obama barely provides any sizzle anymore. Romney is a man who leaves little to chance. Shows in is record.
Hey, bigshot writer, editor, business owner...where were you four years ago when this clown came upon the presidential stage? It takes this long, and even now you choose your words oh so carefully, to come out and state Obama is truly an empty suit of the neo-marxist, anti-American, Jew hating, muslim loving schools?
At least I might be able to count on you to load the weapons...if you don't duck and hide when the real game starts.
Remember, the votes have to be counted and Obama-Mao has hundreds of lawyers lined up to fight the count, the results if it is anywhere close...
Classic closing to the article, but he left out "part time" President. However, he and the Mooch are there for all the perks and will be until the evening of January 19, 2013. Lord knows he has not worked at this job - ever!
Lapidarily is a great word. But here's a new description for Obama, the Dunning-Kruger effect:
The shrinks even have a fancy phrase for it: the Dunning-Kruger effect.
[F]or a given skill, incompetent people will:
1. tend to overestimate their own level of skill; 2. fail to recognize genuine skill in others; 3. fail to recognize the extremity of their inadequacy...
This is how Obama can perform miserably in a debate, as well as miserably in a presidency, and have no idea that he has done so. Apparently the MSM also suffers from the Dunning-Kruger effect. They, too, are incompetent and are not just unwilling but unable to see that their hero is just an empty chair.
FTA:"does not know how to make or implement policy, and much prefers to gabble on and on," Yet another perfect description the False Professor. IMO, the chinless wonders in DC know the gig is up and will start to run from him and his toxic Regime quickly.
I would offer this word of caution about debate #2. The townhall format makes it relatively easy for audience members, if shills for barack, to cause trouble for romney. Mike Kelly, first term congressman from NW Pa, and Ann Marie Buerkle, first termer from central NY, each has faced disruptive shills when they try to have town meetings with constituents. The townhall format also ended the Bush 41 presidency, in my opinion.
And if the moderators are in the tank for obama, the combined mess could be troublesome.
And to think that Obama actually thought he won the debate. You only had to look at the snarling look on Michele's face as she stood between Barack and Romney at the podium to know, she was fuming. She knew what BO had missed... you're a loser, pal. His desires are like a 3yr old.: he wants to win so he is still on stage but wants to lose because he hates the work. So, he whines and can't decide.
Primary elections aren't held until May here in North Carolina so we don't get much attention from the candidates during the nominating process. Romney was for the most part unknown (at least to me) in 2008. Yet the speech he gave on the night he pulled out of that race really impressed me. My short memory doesn't allow me to quote anything he said, but after hearing that it came as no surprise that he could do very well in the debates.
Vintage Tyrrell! And although the horse escaped from the barn four years ago, it took Tyrrell to point out publicly that one critical difference between now and 2008 is that McCain didn't want to win, and Romney, it is evident, does.
Glad to see so many people here defending Tyrrell against someone who was evidently confused by his (Tyrrell's) sardonic style.
Apparently the ever witty and erudite Tyrrell has coined "lapidarily" an adverbial form of lapidary!
I also like the "ceremonial president" description. Surely, if we had a system like GB's, we could have a PM and a ceremonial figurehead who could enjoy all the pomp, wear a crown, carry a scepter, not responsible for any really hard work.
BO really does not like to work. He doesn't have the ability to knuckle down and work on a problem IN ORDER TO find a solution.
So we learn that on the night of 9/11/11, when BO knew that the assault on the Consulate had begun and Ambassador Stevens was **missing**, he WENT TO BED... and in the morning he flew off to campaign and party.
Romney is obviously a hard worker. He approaches difficulties with the intention of finding solutions. He isn't perfect; no man is. But he demonstrates more capability than any Presidential candidate in a long, long time.
Tyrell started his magazine by a thin newspaper style. I loved his witty, intelligent remarks and when the magazine came out, I was a subscriber as soon as I could get the check in the mail. His books are funny and very dead on against liberals.
Apparently, they are marketing "snark" pills and #6 is purchasing in huge quantities.
Another great article from American Spectator, long a steel rod up the spine of conservative thought. Tyrrell's article should be copied into your kept files and read in a year.
Work like crazy locally to elect conservative candidates to give Romney a majority in both Houses of Congress. Lord knows, we cannot bear the likes of the sniveling Reid or the possibility of SanFranNan again.
Saw Obama & his teleprompter on tv giving a speech after the first debate. He doubled down, as he likes to say, on his claim the rich get tax breaks to ship jobs overseas. Since he has been POTUS for almost 4 years, why hasn't he changed the law?
Re- above suggestions about dirty tricks to push Ø to the top- if Romney goes over the magic 3%, the dirty tricks won't matter. Fraud and dirt account for about a 2.7% Democrat advantage in every national election.
For all the recent books, delivering the bad news about the Imposter, please go to www.destructivepresident.com, the newest E book just published on Amazon, written by forensic psychologist, Paul M Fick, PhD. Some of you will remember his bestselling THE DYSFUNCTIONAL PRESIDENT in the 90's, about how Slick Willie, that his sexually compulsive ways and pathological lying would surely interfere with his presidency. Dr Fick's new Ebook THE DESTRUCTIVE PRESIDENT, reveals the raging vindictive ways of this person carrying his unresolved psychological problems into the White House. And we are all the losers of this unvetted, untested, not cool imposter. Even Diane Sawyer can't cover for this terrifying mistake and Paul Fick describes the impaired leader more revelingly than any other creative mind to date. The site brilliantly describes the book.
...good piece, and his "net-net" was right on...what we saw in the first debate it's as good as it gets for 0bama. Unless he has a magic pill, I can't see him being able to improve much on his style or substance.
...over the last four years I'm sure many have heard the term "Peter Principal" used with 0bama. He probably attained that level with election to the Senate...(take that back, community activist)
...Romney on the other hand is the "self-actualized" man. Ready, willing and capable of taking on the job and turning this country around...
FTA, parting shot: ''What you saw last week was the essential Barack Obama, community organizer, part-time senator.''
Perfect. The rabble rouser, the divider, the disengaged senator. And I agree that Obama was not off his game in Denver... That WAS his game, without the teleprompter and adoring news media enhancements... And for all to plainly see, many for the first time. The only comeback he has now is bitter and unattractive attacks and that will only serve to drive his likability down. I think he's boxed himself in.
Zippy doesn't want to play President anymore. He is only putting up with it because he so poisoned the waters for the Dems they can't run anyone else, and because the Grifter-in-chief Moochelle and his funders are making him try in case they can steal their way into winning again. Zippy is already all checked out
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