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Axelrod: Leave Candy Crowley alone
Washington Examiner, by Joel Gehrke

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 10/15/2012 9:53:51 PM

Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod wants people to stop talking about CNN’s Candy Crowley, who is moderating tomorrow’s presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney. “Enough already about moderators,” Axelrod tweeted. “POTUS is ready for a vigorous debate and [questions] from all comers!” The Obama campaign blamed Jim Lehrer for Mitt Romney’s clear debate victory last week. “I sometimes wondered if we even needed a moderator because we had Mitt Romney,” deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter said after the debate. In an email to Politico after the debate, she backed off that criticism, saying that

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 10/15/2012 9:58:29 PM     (No. 8935931)

Axelrod is right. She won't need no help making a spectacle of herself tomorrow. Her only problem is that she and Barry will be fighting for the attention while Mitt the adult leads the country in laughter.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hisself, 10/15/2012 10:02:06 PM     (No. 8935935)

Why does anyone care what a washed-up political hack says?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Dante, 10/15/2012 10:16:34 PM     (No. 8935952)

Shocking that he isn't bothered by having a dim shill as moderator, she only called the Romney-Ryan ticket a suicide pact after all.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ProudEagle, 10/15/2012 10:18:35 PM     (No. 8935954)

No, no, no...he said leave JOHN Candy alone.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 10/15/2012 10:26:44 PM     (No. 8935971)

Candy Crowley's credibility is shot.
And why are the taxpayers borrowing Chinese money to slush fund PBS?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dman, 10/15/2012 10:26:54 PM     (No. 8935972)

She, and the other moderators, should be replaced by a computer. Just mute the microphones when the time is up.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SpinMaster, 10/15/2012 10:26:55 PM     (No. 8935973)

Or did he say Leave BRITNEY SPEARS alone?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Dalen, 10/15/2012 10:27:49 PM     (No. 8935978)

I can't for the life of me figure out why the GOP agrees to such far out leftists to be allowed to moderate or is it because there aren't any non-obama supporting media left in the room except for on FOX?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: john56, 10/15/2012 10:32:02 PM     (No. 8935996)

Axelrod: "How dare you question Candy Crowley's integrity and ethics? Why, she's my definition of integrity and ethics -- once you're bought, you stay bought."

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Keekng, 10/15/2012 10:34:07 PM     (No. 8936002)

Axelrod really is an obnoxious person. He reminds me of Hitler.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: killerbee, 10/15/2012 10:42:56 PM     (No. 8936018)

He must have gotten assurances from her that she really only meant she was going to be tough on Romney.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: danu, 10/15/2012 11:29:52 PM     (No. 8936103)

*No No, leave my Pretty alone!
Surrenderrrrr Candy!!

Fool that I am! I should have remembered! Those debate questions will never work, as long as your brain alive.
But that's not what's worrying me.
It's how to do it.
These things must be done delicately ...
or you hurt the brainwashing spell.* /s/

[insert prolonged cackling here and shrieking orders to bat-winged monkeys]

~Apologies to Wizard of Oz.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 10/15/2012 11:34:28 PM     (No. 8936110)

Question for debate: Where does the Oblahma campaign end and the news media begin?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: LanieLou, 10/15/2012 11:50:40 PM     (No. 8936132)

Easy for him to say... after she spent Sunday getting programmed at the WH !

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Reply 15 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/16/2012 12:40:23 AM     (No. 8936187)

Mr. Axelrod, we have free speech in the U.S. I know the Obama administration is trying to do away with the constitution, but not that openly. I would ask Axelrod to resign and go and leave us alone.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Hobbitmom, 10/16/2012 12:48:41 AM     (No. 8936198)

The fact that Axelrod would issue such a directive tells you all you need to know about this debate and how it will play out.

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