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In the ring with Ryan: What it’s
like to debate the VP candidate

Yahoo! News, by Chris Moody

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/11/2012 4:24:58 PM

Lexington, Ky. - The year was 1998 and Paul Ryan, then just a 28-year-old newcomer with no electoral experience, faced his first debate for national political office. He had spent most of his early adulthood in Washington, D.C., as a Capitol Hill staffer, and returned to his home in Janesville, Wis., to run for Congress against Democratic Kenosha Alderman Lydia Spottswood. (Snip) Based on interviews with strategists who have watched Ryan debate in person, and with Democrats who have faced him over the years, Biden will likely confront a young, but tenacious debater onstage in Danville, Ky.

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Joe Biden can hardly remember where he is at times. His strategy is going to be to fling Streisand and lies and make false accusations and hope he has so many of them that Ryan won't be able to respond. But as his former foes note, Ryan will respond with a smile and a devastating ability of knowledge. I don't think Ryan will resort to too many numbers as he has practiced and Republican staff has shown the know how to prep for these debates. As for Biden ''connecting'' with people? You jest. He is now a laughingstock who might

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Photoonist, 10/11/2012 4:25:38 PM     (No. 8926498)

...blubber statements or even falsely weep.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: msctex1, 10/11/2012 4:33:16 PM     (No. 8926524)

This may well make Romney/Obama look like a neck-in-neck battle. Really. Biden is a slow man with absolutely nothing to work with, up against a whip-smart walking encyclopedia armed with the statistics from a disastrous four to six years.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: vesicant, 10/11/2012 4:36:51 PM     (No. 8926527)

I don't give a rat's patootie about the debates. If I want a performance, I'll go see Cirque du Soleil. I care about how they govern, and we already know that about bidet and scumbama.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: cheese, 10/11/2012 5:24:49 PM     (No. 8926615)

I'll miss the debate as I'll be working my part-time minimum wage job, but I'll be praying that Ryan knocks one out of the ballpark!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kofcfn, 10/11/2012 5:25:02 PM     (No. 8926616)

#3 that is true for an ldotter, but the general public is influenced by showbiz.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bpl40, 10/11/2012 5:27:55 PM     (No. 8926623)

Ryan will disembowel the senile Plugs. It will be too cruel to watch.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 10/11/2012 6:28:40 PM     (No. 8926717)

Like an empty chair?

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