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Liberal Moderators:We're NOT Gonna Take It! (UPDATED) (action alert)
The Red Side of Life Conservative Musings from New York ^ | 8/14/12 | RedInNewYork

Posted on 08/14/2012 12:08:08 PM PDT by jmstein7

Unless you've had your head in the sand, you already know the ultra-liberal slate of moderators selected for the presidential debates... and this cannot stand:

The ABC moderator chosen for the vice presidential debate in Danville, Ky., on Oct. 11 of this year will be the network's Chief Foreign Correspondent, Martha Raddatz.

 Jim Lehrer, of PBS, will ask the questions at the first presidential debate, which is Oct. 3 in Denver. Next comes CNN’s Candy Crowley, who will pick questioners at a town hall-style event in Hempstead, N.Y. on Oct. 16. Bringing up the rear will be veteran CBS reporter Bob Schieffer, who will host the final debate in Boca Raton, Fla., on Oct. 22. It sounds like a great lineup … provided you’re the Democratic candidate.

HT to the Examiner.

The good news is that my personal sources indicate that the RNC is indeed evaluating a challenge. However, they are going to need a solid push to make the right decision. Therefore, I strongly urge you to do all of the following - as there is nothing like massive direct contact... this is a four-pronged strategy... please do ALL FOUR:


I cannot emphasize how important it is to take action now; the debates are probably the most watched events of the election season. If you don't do your part, then you're part of the problem.

Obama's "Mod Squad"


TOPICS: Politics
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Updated the phone #s

Can also get RNC at 202-863-8500

1 posted on 08/14/2012 12:08:11 PM PDT by jmstein7
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To: jmstein7

Republicans need to demand that the moderators are an equal mix of liberals and conservatives. You know that the liberals will give Obama a list of the questions ahead of time.


2 posted on 08/14/2012 12:18:54 PM PDT by RC2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDMeDmV0ufU)
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To: jmstein7

If they want to keep with trotting out the leftist moderators every time, how about lets do co-moderators.

Let the normal leftists ask the questions to the GOP and let Limbaugh or Levin ask the questions to the Dims.

That would make a debate worth watching.


3 posted on 08/14/2012 12:23:24 PM PDT by Clay Moore (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of a fool to the left. Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: All; jmstein7
Tagline exclusive:

I never did understand why the Republicans agree to let the Democrats moderate their debates. - by Jeff Chandler


4 posted on 08/14/2012 12:31:42 PM PDT by Golden Gate
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To: RC2

I think we can pretty well surmise what the questions for Mitt will be without cheating. think Bain, vulture capitalism, outsourcing, medicaid, romneycare, tax rates, and off shore bank accounts.


5 posted on 08/14/2012 12:32:00 PM PDT by RC one
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To: jmstein7

This is what I posted about this issue yesterday:

Breitbart needs to put together a nice long video of these phony biased “journalists” spewing their love for Bozo and hate for the GOP/Tea Party/Conservatives. Use it as a commercial. Run it over and over. Then Romney needs tell these enemy networks that we are not showing up for their Obama but-kissing dog and pony show, the same way he refused to attend the Fox moderated Rat primary debate!! Stop playing by the SRM’s rules and letting them frame the debate. Tell them to screw off and why! I am so sick of this crap and the SRM.

I will be doing all 4 suggested actions. Thanks for the info!


6 posted on 08/14/2012 12:34:13 PM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: jmstein7

bump for later


7 posted on 08/14/2012 12:38:49 PM PDT by red-dawg (If muslims are exempt from Obamacare, then my name is Mohammed Suks.)
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To: jmstein7

“Liberal Moderator” - see “Oxymoron”


8 posted on 08/14/2012 12:40:45 PM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: jmstein7

Just once I would like to see the moderator be Rush Limbaugh, or even Mark Levin...

Just ONCE.


9 posted on 08/14/2012 12:45:24 PM PDT by Wildbill22
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To: jmstein7

Chuck Barris would have been PERFECT!!!


10 posted on 08/14/2012 12:48:53 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: jmstein7

I can’t stand the thought of softballs being sent to Obama and questions like this to Romney;

“So next question is to Mr. Romney: since it is your party’s basis of policy that at it’s core hate gays and minorities, please explain how you plan to progress our culture to be inclusive of everyone along the terms of social and economic justice”,,,


11 posted on 08/14/2012 12:59:32 PM PDT by Wildbill22
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To: jmstein7

There’s no point in calling the RNC. They have no intention of listening or doing anything about this.

NOTHING is going to change until we get rid of the Republican party and form one that reflects our ideals and desires.

That was the obvious conclusion from the moment Romney was rammed down our throats. Nothing in the establishment will ever change unless we throw it out wholesale.

I will pull the lever for Romney because we have to, but I am officially looking for the Republican party to be replaced. I have been a Republican my whole life, but they have left me behind. It’s over.


12 posted on 08/14/2012 1:06:54 PM PDT by Advil000
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To: Advil000

I’m fully with you until the “pull the lever for Romney” part.


13 posted on 08/14/2012 1:31:25 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature not nurture TM)
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To: steve86

I agree with you that the RNC has NEVER developed testosterone, except for holding silence while conservative contenders flail for money and support - until the RNC annointed one is finally triumphant.

However, Reince Priebus, as RNC chair, does himself seem invested in winning this election for Paul Ryan’s sake if no other, and HAS to know that the debates are always nothing but a prime time abuse session perpetrated against the Republican nominee. If ever there was a chairman who might be found willing to level the playing field, it may be Reince. (However his name is spelled.)

This small effort is not a laborious task. Maybe, just maybe, it might help. This is the year, that’s for sure. People are FED UP, and there is no down side.


14 posted on 08/14/2012 1:48:51 PM PDT by RitaOK (NO ROMNEY, NO COMPROMISE. NO WAY. NO HOW. NOT NOW. NOT EVER.)
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To: jmstein7
I called the RNC. They wanted to know where I heard about the issue, and asked if it was from FR.

The person who answered the phone told me they have nothing to do with the decision, and advised me to contact the "non-partisan" Commission on Presidential Debates with my complaint. He gave me the website address: http://www.debates.org/.

BTW, there is no contact info available at the "Commission on Presidential Debates" website -- no phone number, no email address, and not even a place to leave a comment.

The guy I spoke with was polite, and not unsympathetic, but had clearly been instructed to say nothing else beyond referring me to the website.

15 posted on 08/14/2012 1:51:27 PM PDT by Maceman
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To: jmstein7

Why isn’t Fox hosting one of those debates?


16 posted on 08/14/2012 2:10:41 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: jmstein7

17 posted on 08/14/2012 2:12:58 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Maceman; mickie; flaglady47
The RNC zombies can still lodge a protest whether it works or not. It'll alert the public, at the least.

Looks like they're pulling a Pontius Pilate and washing their pudgies of any responsibility or effort. They should be making a commercial out of this travesty....why should Breitbart and FR have to do everything?

Leni

18 posted on 08/14/2012 2:28:27 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: jmstein7
From an earlier post
I was appalled, although not surprised, to read the just announced list of moderators for the forthcoming presidential debates:

Appalled? How about Dismayed, Shocked, Flabbergasted, Dumfounded. What the hell is wrong with the Romney people? Have they all got their heads up their A$$ to agree to this? All these so-called moderators are SCHLOCK, PINKO, LIBS who will surely try to sque the debates toward Dumbo. Rediculous. NOT GOING TO WATCH!! Don't want to clean up the puke on the floor.

19 posted on 08/14/2012 3:12:39 PM PDT by GoldenPup (Comrade "O" has got to GO!!)
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To: Maceman

That’s BS. They can decline.


20 posted on 08/14/2012 3:27:26 PM PDT by jmstein7 (A Judge not bound by the original meaning of the Constitution interprets nothing but his own mind.)
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To: jmstein7

“The person who answered the phone told me they have nothing to do with the decision, and advised me to contact the “non-partisan” Commission on Presidential Debates...”

Absolutely correct. They can decline to do the debate with hostile moderators.

Wouldn’t the Republicans have a better chance of winning with no debate at all rather than a one sided spin session DESIGNED to make us look bad?


21 posted on 08/14/2012 3:33:26 PM PDT by Advil000
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To: Batman11; jmstein7
Breitbart needs to put together a nice long video of these phony biased “journalists” spewing their love for Bozo and hate for the GOP/Tea Party/Conservatives. Use it as a commercial. Run it over and over. Then Romney needs tell these enemy networks that we are not showing up for their Obama but-kissing dog and pony show, the same way he refused to attend the Fox moderated Rat primary debate!! Stop playing by the SRM’s rules and letting them frame the debate. Tell them to screw off and why! I am so sick of this crap and the SRM.

That's it exactly. It will take tens of thousands of us, maybe more, to do what Mittens could do single-handedly and with no effort at all. Simply tell his staff to get it done, call a presser and tell the people why.

Will MR do it or is he "part of the problem"?

22 posted on 08/14/2012 3:46:27 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Advil000

FOUR hostile spin sessions.


23 posted on 08/14/2012 3:49:56 PM PDT by jmstein7 (A Judge not bound by the original meaning of the Constitution interprets nothing but his own mind.)
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To: Advil000
Wouldn’t the Republicans have a better chance of winning with no debate at all rather than a one sided spin session DESIGNED to make us look bad?

You're damn straight they would. The 'debates' will do nothing but feed great talking points for the lib media from one debate to the next. Screw 'em!

24 posted on 08/14/2012 3:51:50 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: jmstein7

Bump


25 posted on 08/14/2012 3:54:39 PM PDT by BulletBobCo
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To: houeto

You are correct. To let our enemies moderate the debates is suicidal.


26 posted on 08/14/2012 4:41:25 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: Wildbill22

Limbaugh can’t be a moderator because he’s not a journalist. I don’t know Levin’s background. But Fox has a lot of journalists, any one of whom would be great. Why isn’t Fox hosting any of those debates?


27 posted on 08/14/2012 5:31:33 PM PDT by RepublicOfUSA
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To: jmstein7

After these debates with the liberal moderators, who do you think will be declared the ‘winner’?

Just say “NO”.


28 posted on 08/14/2012 8:12:44 PM PDT by Wildbill22
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To: RepublicOfUSA; All

Say that was the case. Does anyone think the libs wouldn’t be screaming bloody murder?

GOP... Just say NO!


29 posted on 08/15/2012 5:53:52 AM PDT by jmstein7 (A Judge not bound by the original meaning of the Constitution interprets nothing but his own mind.)
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