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Town Haul
American Spectator, by Jay D. Homnick

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Posted By:StormCnter, 10/17/2012 6:20:54 AM

Watching the town-hall debate between President Obama and Governor Romney on Tuesday night, I kept murmuring to myself: "This is unprecedented. No one has ever debated like this before." (Snip)To put it simply, Willard "Mitt" Romney, the Mormon guy, the starched-collar guy, the high-falutin' guy, the out-of-touch guy, the too-polite guy, walked out onto a stage and delivered the best performance in the history of televised debates. Yes, he was better than my personal hero, Ronald Reagan. Better by a long shot.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Kurto, 10/17/2012 6:29:51 AM     (No. 8939208)

Right on! Many of the left-media dopes were impressed by 0bama's empty aggression. But, there is more to persuading people than kicking up dust and making a lot of noise.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 10/17/2012 6:32:47 AM     (No. 8939211)

All debates are undignified always. This one looked the same (from my brief peep into it).

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jinx, 10/17/2012 7:04:00 AM     (No. 8939243)

I loved it when Gov. Romney looked quietly at Obama and dared him to repeat his lie. Oops, I'm sorry, can't say "lie". ...to repeat his falsehood.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/17/2012 7:54:36 AM     (No. 8939341)

This article describes the debate I saw. The msm is in Obama for President mode. Obama aggressive. I didn't see it. Obama feisty. Didn't see it. Obama knowledgeable. Didn't happen. When Romney asked how Obama came up with the spontaneous demonstration and video story - Crowley quickly changed the subject.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: doublesharp, 10/17/2012 8:58:46 AM     (No. 8939516)

Anyone ever bet with Intrade? You can't use a US bank backed credit card and it's based in Ireland. Right now you bet $3.56 to get back $10 if you like Romney. I'd bet $1100 to win $1900 if I thought IT was on the level and would pay up.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dotonbut, 10/17/2012 9:10:12 AM     (No. 8939554)

I was disappointed that Romney didn’t press the offensive more on the Benghazi debacle but then I considered his primary goal was to target voters who could possibly swing one way or the other. He did this successfully by reiterating his very specific plan to create jobs and stimulate economic activity. Obama’s attack was uncoordinated and incoherent. Obama on the pipeline from Canada: “We’ve built enough pipe line to circle the earth.” So? All the sewer piping serving US households would circle the earth three times. Does that help lower the price of fuel?

And of course Obama had to keep dragging out the rotting horse carcass of “the rich” every five minutes and whack it a few more times. In true affirmative action form Obama left the stage with a confident smirk but I believe he converted very few.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 10/17/2012 9:54:33 AM     (No. 8939691)

No, No. 2, your brief glimpse into the debate was not adequate and this was not an average debate. It was unprecedented. I watched the whole 90 minutes. I never saw anything like it. They circled each other like prize fighters. Obama threw a lot of punches but he rambled and talked nonsense. Romney was coherent, controlled and agressive.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 10/17/2012 10:30:19 AM     (No. 8939819)

Romney dominated and controlled the weaker Obama. Loved it when he, basically, told Obama to shut up, it wasn't a question, it was a statement and he was still talking. Obama retreated to his stool like the naughty brat he is and always has been.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pgvoisin, 10/17/2012 11:25:27 AM     (No. 8939998)

Lets review:

Crowley interruptions: Romney 28 | Obama 9.

Crowley did not allow one question on Health Care. Why?

Crowley did not allow one question on Obama's failure to pass a budget. Why?

Crowley did her "Fact Check" on "Terrorism" Why?

We all know why! So do Independents and Women voters!

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