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Joe Biden was off his meds, but
Paul Ryan persevered at sole VP debate

Investor's Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 10/12/2012 9:10:33 AM

Well, at least Big Bird wasn't there. It was the only vice presidential debate of the 2012 campaign, fortunately. It pitted Congressman Paul Ryan against ex-Sen. Joe Biden and moderator Martha Raddatz. It was expected to focus on what Raddatz admitted was the top issue of the year -- the economy -- but she took it to safer ground for Biden, the Afghan war. After all, who can rationally oppose ending the nation's longest war, even if it becomes cutting-and-running in a few years?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: angelesgift, 10/12/2012 9:16:45 AM     (No. 8927899)

Just saw that Rep. Ryan brought up President Kennedy's tax cuts, and of course, Biden's rude interruption and disagreement. And the Twitterverse exploded over the notion of Kennedy cutting taxes. The problem for the Dems? It's true. John F. Kennedy said this: "It is a paradoxical truth that tax rates are too high today and tax revenues are too low -- and the soundest way to raise revenues in the long run is to cut rates now."

Spin that donks!!


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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 10/12/2012 9:18:18 AM     (No. 8927905)

The only thing Biden was missing last night was the lampshade on his head.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: msctex1, 10/12/2012 9:24:39 AM     (No. 8927914)

Proof that Kennedy was a Dem was that he saw that as a paradox, #1. It's as though they never quite grasped or grasp that they tax income as opposed to wealth.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 10/12/2012 9:26:16 AM     (No. 8927922)

CBS: Biden 50%, Ryan 31%, Tied, 19%. What?

For showing his fangs most often?
Interrupting most often?
Rudest?
Keeping the listeners focused on his weird antics that diverted attention from Ryan's clearcut answers?

Take your pick!


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Reply 5 - Posted by: JAN, 10/12/2012 9:26:54 AM     (No. 8927927)

The laugh line........Biden mocking President Kennedy.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: coyote, 10/12/2012 9:29:16 AM     (No. 8927937)

Malarkey, Joe. When you make it up as you go along, you can say anything (snicker snicker).

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 10/12/2012 9:33:36 AM     (No. 8927952)

Headlines:

Giggling Joey: What Me Worry; Everything's Fine, Don't Rock Boat

Madcap Joe: Best Buds With Bibi

Joker Joe: Benghazi Needed Help? Should Asked

And this frightening man is a heartbeat from the presidency of our country. God help us. Deliver us from this evil.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 10/12/2012 9:36:08 AM     (No. 8927957)

As of yet, we have not heard a word from Old Drunk Joe himself. Should't we have by now? Did the Handlers get him medicated and back in the basement as soon as they could whisk him off the stage and into a limo?

Looks like it.

What do you want to bet that the first thing out of his mouth when we finally do hear from him will be something very derisive and condescending about Paul Ryan? Something that will further turn of the "middle." Old Drunk Joe can't help himself.

Huckabee likened him to the drunk at the cocktail party who is loud and obnoxious, someone you can't get away from soon enough.

Perfect!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Speedypetey, 10/12/2012 9:37:51 AM     (No. 8927964)

Those like Vice President Biden that do not study history, or can't remember what they did yesterday, are doomed to repeat it. His one of 82 interruptions he and most Democrats are clueless the Chief Economist for the Kennedy Administration was Dr. Laffer. His theory that President Kennedy understood is; the more the government taxes the lower the tax revenues the government will receive as the economy retrenches and taxpayers find more ways to shelter their income.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 10/12/2012 10:58:17 AM     (No. 8928176)

#4 and at the same time I heard last night an NBC poll with Ryan far in the lead.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 10/12/2012 1:53:37 PM     (No. 8928642)

Joe Biden looked like he was on some sort of meds. Scary to say the least, although, he probably could have did a better job than the current Pres is doing: scary very scary?????

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