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Barack Obama 'to show
passionate side' in debate
against Mitt Romney

Agence France Presse, by Staff

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 10/16/2012 10:08:38 AM

WITH his historic presidency in peril, US President Barack Obama will shake off his lethargy with a "strong" and passionate" comeback in his second debate with Mitt Romney, a top advisor said. Mr Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mr Romney meet at Hofstra University, in New York/ Mr Obama is under intense pressure after Mr Romney's nimble first debate showing two weeks ago triggered a polling spurt which tightened the race into a dead heat.

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I interpret this as him planning on using that whiny inflection that's really puts me off more than most of his diction. Dude is going to over act and overreach. I really won't be able to watch if he comes off as a ham-fisted phoney beyond his usual performances.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SgtMike, 10/16/2012 10:18:23 AM     (No. 8936807)

His dismal record speaks for itself.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: janylou, 10/16/2012 10:19:05 AM     (No. 8936811)

Passionate side? I have yet to see one!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steph_gray, 10/16/2012 10:24:07 AM     (No. 8936831)

Git it. He's seating Reggie in the front row.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 10/16/2012 10:24:49 AM     (No. 8936832)

Does that mean he'll be summoning his Southern Preacher character? Could be funny. Thanks for the warning!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: steph_gray, 10/16/2012 10:25:08 AM     (No. 8936834)

Whoops that was meant to say "Got it."

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 10/16/2012 10:32:13 AM     (No. 8936852)

''It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.'' G.B.Shaw

''I am not sincere, even when I say I am not.'' Jules Renard


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Reply 7 - Posted by: nevernaught, 10/16/2012 10:35:28 AM     (No. 8936858)

I thought the Wookie said it best... blah.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 10/16/2012 10:36:47 AM     (No. 8936859)

I am looking forward to hearing about all his golf games, fundraising events and bowing towards Mecca.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rotten In Denmark, 10/16/2012 10:49:49 AM     (No. 8936884)

EEEyew! Yikeees! That image of passionate is as syrup of ipecac to humans, sunlight to vampires and silver to werewolves...eeyew!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 10/16/2012 10:56:16 AM     (No. 8936900)

Obama demands 'passionately' that we believe his lies.
Obama thought he won the last debate. He lives in his own little bubble world.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: udanja99, 10/16/2012 10:58:41 AM     (No. 8936908)

Is 'showing his passionate side" code for snorting a few lines of the white stuff before the debate?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: noddy, 10/16/2012 10:59:31 AM     (No. 8936912)

Make other plans OP. Obama IS a ham-fisted phoney.
All things being equal, Romney is a shoe-in. With this administration though, all things are not equal. I fully expected the deck to be stacked against Romney and Crowley will be there to make sure things go ''her'' way.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mitzi, 10/16/2012 11:03:44 AM     (No. 8936923)

I'm thinking we might see him get a bit teary a la Bill Clinton.

And, as someone else mentioned above, morph into his black preacher mode.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 10/16/2012 11:58:12 AM     (No. 8937084)

I have a fairly safe prediction. No matter what happens at the debate tonight, the MSM will immediately hail Obama's tremendous comeback performance and attempt to demonize Romney for being untruthful, vague and/or rude.

After the last debate, the MSM and the rest of the left wing could not stifle their shock, horror and deep disappointment at Obama. It was like a gag reflex. They simply could not hold back their overpowering urge to vomit.

Now they have had time to reflect and have become even more shocked and horrified to see Romney shoot ahead of Obama in all of the polls. The MSM and the rest of the far left-wing fringe have way too much emotionally and financially invested in Obama to simply cut him loose now. They will do whatever it takes from now until the election to prop Obama back up.

If they do manage to prop Obama up long enough to get him re-elected, then they will start tearing into him like a pack of wild dogs. The honeymoon is definitely over.

The best sign that Obama bombed the debate tonight will be if the left tears into Crowley immediately after the debate. If Crowley does not do a really good job propping Obama up throughout the debate, all of the left-wing's anger, hate and fear will be directed straight at her.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: devnull, 10/16/2012 12:13:53 PM     (No. 8937127)

Passion is for the challenger, not the incumbent. The incumbent should speak impassionately about their record of accomplishments and plans for the future.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: jeffblair, 10/16/2012 12:20:05 PM     (No. 8937148)

Passion should be spontaneous, not planned in advance.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: enuf8, 10/16/2012 12:31:59 PM     (No. 8937192)

Oh pa-leeeze! It will more of his scratching the nose with his middle finger. That childish scenario has been played before.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Newtsche, 10/16/2012 12:53:17 PM     (No. 8937270)

If so, he'll come across as an entirely different kind of lunatic than showed up in the first debate but a lunatic nonetheless. Mark my words.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack, 10/16/2012 12:54:26 PM     (No. 8937275)

He did that already.

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