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Actually tonight's big Ryan-Biden
debate is no BFD

Investor's Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

Original Article

Posted By:SurferLad, 10/11/2012 9:16:50 AM

The pressure tonight is intense on Joe 'Big #$%&)@# Deal' Biden at the vice presidential debate with Rep. Paul Ryan. After Barack Obama so totally destroyed his own chances of dispatching Mitt Romney with the incumbent's somnolent debate performance last week, the entire fate of the Democrats' campaign could hang on Joe's gaffe-prone tongue. Joe's got to change the momentum. If he bombs too, treats Ryan condescendingly, gets into his chains rhetoric again, it could be all over.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 10/11/2012 9:35:44 AM     (No. 8925278)

This has all the potential of Biden recreating Evel Knievel's Caesar's Palace fountain jump.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/11/2012 9:36:42 AM     (No. 8925279)

I was thinking more like Fonzi and the Shark!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pomom, 10/11/2012 9:49:11 AM     (No. 8925318)

I hope the ''5-second delay'' switch is working because Biden can't help himself. Go Paul!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bobgray2, 10/11/2012 10:26:45 AM     (No. 8925455)

How would you like to be in the position where the immediate future of your political party, and maybe your entire ideology, was in the hands of Joe Biden? The democrats have got to be going insane with panic. I almost feel sorry for them. Almost

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 10/11/2012 10:36:30 AM     (No. 8925490)

The last debate, on foreign policy, will be probably the most definitive, because BO has tried to claim that no-one can dispute his foreign policy successes.

The "successes" he claims are killing bin Laden and putting Al Qaeda to flight, and while the former is true, the latter is not.

The "Arab Spring"? recent violence in the region and around the world, puts the lie to the imagery of snow melting and daffodils blooming.

Looming over the Ryan-Biden and Town Hall debates are the murders in Benghazi. What will BO do to pre-empt the last debate? I believe that he will do anything to avoid that confrontation.

Here's hoping that Ryan takes the opportunity to educate the unengaged public about what really happened in Benghazi.

I truly hope that Ryan can clearly defeat the baffoon, Biden.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mathman, 10/11/2012 10:36:32 AM     (No. 8925491)

Biden will do what he does best. He will go for the jugular. His destruction of Mr Clark and Mr Meese is dispositive. He will be supercilious, arrogant, rude, and dismissive. He will make up stuff and try to pin it to Ryan.
The trouble is that he will not be the interrogator, as he was when in the Senate.
Biden cannot control his temper, and cannot control his tongue. He will play fast and loose with the truth, and this will be apparent to the audience.
Ryan just has to stay focused.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mabelkitty, 10/11/2012 10:42:56 AM     (No. 8925509)

Malcom couldn't be more wrong.
In each case, the number one on the ticket did not bomb out so bad in the first debate that the campaign momentum changed so dramatically, and in almost each of these instances, early voting wasn't even heard of.

If Ryan dispatches Biden, it's all over. People will stop paying attention as Halloween parties and clam bakes begin to pepper week-ends. There is a whole two weeks of voting taking place between the first Presidential debate and the second, with the VP taking place in the middle.

People will tune in tonight to see the Obama's narrative of Ryan get crushed and will not pay attention to the rest of the debates, except for junkies like us.

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