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A Battle of Intellects --
and Temperaments

Townhall, by Carol Platt Liebau

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/12/2012 1:30:38 AM

Everyone already knew Paul Ryan has a first-class intellect. Tonight, he proved that he has a first-class temperament, too. That's what was required to tolerate the histrionics trotted out by Joe Biden. Granted, everyone's always known Biden's got something quite a bit dimmer than a first-class intellect; tonight, he tried to compensate by bringing heat where he can't shed light. As a result, he was grinning, snorting, smirking, sighing, grimacing, interrupting -- and winding the whole thing up with a whine about Paul Ryan's time (when he himself had actually gotten more).

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Biden screwed up a lot of things which have to be checked out. He kept mentioning the ''49 allies'' the US has in Afghanistan. A quick search shows that we once had 58 nations helping in some way, but we know that many have pulled out completely. Are 49 nations still a part of the security picture? Maybe Biden is counting China's trade missions moving in. Biden also lied about businesses NOT be affected by the tax increase that will come next year. It's hard to debate someone who manufactures ''facts'' on the spot.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 10/12/2012 1:34:34 AM     (No. 8927430)

...and dental integrity.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 10/12/2012 1:44:21 AM     (No. 8927439)

Did Biteme really refer to the hostess, er, moderator a "foreign policy expert"?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: weirdone, 10/12/2012 1:59:44 AM     (No. 8927448)

Biden,= bombast and BS!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: janylou, 10/12/2012 2:06:03 AM     (No. 8927453)

Blustering Biden-all symbolism, no substance.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pickle1, 10/12/2012 3:14:09 AM     (No. 8927483)

Ryan Class act.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 10/12/2012 3:15:42 AM     (No. 8927484)

And Ryan is a first class gentleman as well. How the people of Delaware could have continued to re-elect Biden to the U.S. Senate all those years is beyond me. I know a few folks who live in Delaware and they are intelligent people. Truly, I was under the impression that the people of Delaware had more sense. Joe Biden proved me wrong.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ocjim, 10/12/2012 4:37:37 AM     (No. 8927521)

That split-screen is devastating to arrogant clowns like Obama and Biden. Not that their positions and arguments are all winners, but that split-screen is killing them on style points. Will it take a full four debates for them to buy a clue??? And you'd think there would be enough cautionary lessons on such stylistic fails for all future debaters in algore's disastrous debate performances of 2000. Apparently not. Next debate, Barry may well audibly sigh and roll his eyes at Romney's statements while on his way over to invade Mitt's space. Buy a clue, Donks!?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 10/12/2012 7:20:20 AM     (No. 8927647)

If Malarkey and Barky think they're being shorted on time now, wait till they find out that their reign of terror against this country ends in a few weeks.

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