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Next Debate - President Obama Will Win with the Help of TOTUS.
Dan Miller's Blog ^ | October 6, 2012 | D

Posted on 10/06/2012 11:53:04 AM PDT by DanMiller

TOTUS will overcome all potential difficulties.

Due to President Obama's less than exemplary performance at the Wednesday night debate, serious concerns have been raised that not providing him even one single teleprompter was unfair. It was unfair, particularly in view of his great reliance on TOTUS. The truth is that President Obama needs a teleprompter at all times, even during his solitary morning meditations on the throne in the family bathroom. Governor Romney, on the other hand, neither needs nor uses one for any purpose. Their styles are very different and for the debate to have favored Governor Romney's style as grossly as it did was not only racist but otherwise harmful to the nation. Depriving President Obama of this presidential necessity was obviously due to a right-wing conspiracy and cannot be permitted again. The results were as they wanted them to be, a draw or at best an uncertain victory for President Obama.

It is true that President Obama has occasionally been misled by teleprompters, but as my confidential source, the Very Honorable I.M. Totus, patiently explained, those were inferior teleprompters maliciously left at the White House by President Obama's predecessor. Indeed, one of them could not even manage to function adequately at a family dinner back in 2009.

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Video here. Please watch; it's great

Nevertheless, Mr. Totus affirmed that with a well vetted, loyal and experienced TOTUS such as himself and an even modestly competent operator (indeed, anyone other than DNC Chairperson Debbie Wasserman-Schultz), President Obama will do far better in the next debate. Unlike on Wednesday evening, it will not be necessary for him to think on his feet. Nor will he have an opportunity to look down at them, see his reflection in the shine on his shoes and be mesmerized by it. Instead, he will simply gaze with confidence upon TOTUS, comfortable in the knowledge that no matter how hazardous the situation may become TOTUS will rescue him from it.

President Obama is not accustomed to thinking -- even while standing around waiting for some fool to finish jabbering -- and has lots of other people to do it for him. During the next debate, the operator and TOTUS will listen to the questions and take just a little bit of time to mull over the best possible answers. President Obama knows very well how to mumble while stalling for time and will easily utter something gracious but innocuous -- "Thank you very much for that question. I had been hoping it would be asked during this highly important debate on . . . .uh . . . ." By then, TOTUS will have the best possible answer ready, flash what the debate is about on the screen so that President Obama can finish his delaying sentence, and then provide the answer to the question for President Obama to read, with great feeling, spontaneity and sincerity. If the question cannot be answered helpfully to his campaign, a suitable answer to some other question will be provided. That will work perfectly, just as it has in the past, because the lack of substance and relevance of the answer will be hidden in the brilliant yet comforting afterglow of the way in which it was phrased.

Mr. Totus further explained that if he were not able to assist President Obama in this manner, the cover picture even for Mother Jones (a right-wing but nevertheless remarkably neutral observer of the political scene) may be a repeat of the far right-wing New Yorker cover scheduled for October 15th.

That cannot be permitted. It would destroy President Obama's national and international stature as a world leader, as well as that of the great nation he has led so brilliantly until now and must continue to lead to her glorious destiny.


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: debates; obama; totus
Who knows? It might even happen.
1 posted on 10/06/2012 11:53:14 AM PDT by DanMiller
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To: DanMiller

I almost hope they let him use one. Romney can then ridicule his skinny, Marxist a$$!


2 posted on 10/06/2012 12:00:16 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: Artcore

” I almost hope they let him use one. Romney can then ridicule his skinny, Marxist a$$!”

O might be so paranoid that he actually uses one : )


3 posted on 10/06/2012 12:02:25 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Artcore
Well wouldn't one have to know the answers to questions asked
in advance in order to load your answer onto the tlelprompter how is this a debate?
4 posted on 10/06/2012 12:05:50 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Artcore
Well wouldn't one have to know the answers to questions asked
in advance in order to load your answer onto the tlelprompter how is this a debate?
5 posted on 10/06/2012 12:06:04 PM PDT by funfan
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To: DanMiller
I disagree that Obama needs a teleprompter or anything of the sort.. the problem was Romney cheated!

Romney was talking in a foreign language.. all that stuff about what is right with America and how to save Her from the current crises.

Hey! that's a foreign language to the Obamas. Say what? What's right with America? How to save America without transforming the b****? Speak the Obamas' language, Mr. Romney!

Make the debate about what is wrong with America.

(I've seen those old videos.. Obama really shines hurling insults and threats against America.)

6 posted on 10/06/2012 12:09:58 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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7 posted on 10/06/2012 12:10:53 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: DanMiller

I bet Obama gets a pair of those contact lenses like they used in Mission Impossible, of which there is a possibility of them actually being possible. Sometimes fiction is fact in some places.
Or someone reading him lines though an ocular implant.


8 posted on 10/06/2012 12:12:19 PM PDT by Eye of Unk (OPSEC)
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To: DanMiller
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Round One, Romney -- Competitors, to your corners...

9 posted on 10/06/2012 12:12:49 PM PDT by mikrofon (There's Neutral, then there's Neutered.)
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To: DanMiller

If Romney happened to have an infirmity such as a broken leg, and wasn’t able to walk or stand, I’m sure no one would object if he used crutches, and was allowed to sit during the debate.

I think the same standard should apply to King Barry, except in his case, his infirmity is the inability to think or speak coherently. In the interest of fairness, he should be allowed to use crutches appropriate to his particular infirmity.


10 posted on 10/06/2012 12:14:13 PM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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12 posted on 10/06/2012 12:19:40 PM PDT by sunny48
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To: Fresh Wind

They should let him use one of them magic eight balls.


13 posted on 10/06/2012 12:19:50 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Ignorance is bliss- I'm stoked)
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14 posted on 10/06/2012 12:20:13 PM PDT by sunny48
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To: DanMiller

Didn’t Bill Buck just write an article complaining about Romney “cheating” because he pulled notes/a handkerchief out of his pocket? He said the tradition was “no outside sources were allowed” in the Presidential Debates.

So, this must include teleprompters also.

Obama is naked and helpless.


15 posted on 10/06/2012 12:23:38 PM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: DanMiller

“Governor Romney, on the other hand, neither needs nor uses one for any purpose.”

I believe that applies to Mrs. Romney as well. Around the time of the GOP Convention, my BIL helped organize an event where Ann Romney and three or four other power players were featured speakers. The others referred to their notes. When it was Ann’s turn, she went to the podium without any notes, and hers was the best speech, by far.


16 posted on 10/06/2012 12:26:38 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: DanMiller

I wonder if he lays one down on the floor by the prayer rug so he can see it with his butt in the air.


17 posted on 10/06/2012 12:27:48 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....The days are long, but the years are short.....)
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To: DanMiller

Rush Limbaugh frequently opens his show with the statement that one half of is brain is tied behind his back in order to be fair.

Maybe Romney should open his next debate with something like his teleprompter is disconnected behind his back in order to be fair....

And let obumbler have his.

Imagine trying to go through all of the pages on a teleprompter trying to find the right answer to someone who has the mental agility of Romney, spitting out facts and Constitutional questions like a machine gun.

The answers might be there, but imagine obumblers ...uh uh uh.....uh while he is trying to find them.

It would be a gas....


18 posted on 10/06/2012 12:29:03 PM PDT by old curmudgeon
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To: DanMiller
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19 posted on 10/06/2012 12:32:21 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Mount Athos

Great notes! No wonder President Obama did so well.


20 posted on 10/06/2012 12:34:24 PM PDT by DanMiller (Dan Miller)
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To: DanMiller
Perhaps candidate Romney can ask him, "Mr. President, when you stated that the Constitution which you and I must swear to uphold is a document of "negative liberties," which "negatives" on government power were you referring to--the provision which doesn't allow Presidents the power to "redistribute" the People's earnings?"

Then, just let the "lecturer" ramble while flashing that big smile.

21 posted on 10/06/2012 12:37:53 PM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: DanMiller

He won’t need the TOTUS, I’m guessing the moderator has already been paid a visit and presented with an offer he couldn’t refuse.


22 posted on 10/06/2012 12:57:47 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that evil, foreign, muslim, usurping, gay bastard out of MY White House!" FUBO!)
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To: DanMiller
A debate is not a speech.

You can't script it and read it off a screen, you have to think on your feet. If Obama is using a teleprompter instead of his brain, then I would say someone else is doing the thinking, writing it on the screen in real time, and he's just reading.

If this was a speech, you could say the speaker wrote it, or at least approved it, beforehand.

Let's say you went to a NASCAR race and found out one of the cars in the field had a feature that allowed it to be operated under remote control.
How would you feel about the capabilities of that car's driver?
Would you feel this arrangement was fair to the other drivers?

23 posted on 10/06/2012 1:08:10 PM PDT by ZOOKER ( Exploring the fine line between cynicism and outright depression)
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To: DanMiller

Just get a voice impersonator back stage and let Barry lip-sync next time....LOL


24 posted on 10/06/2012 1:10:53 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: DanMiller

Obama will look mighty funny, carrying TOTUS around during the town hall meeting, which will be the next debate format.


25 posted on 10/06/2012 1:19:29 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: funfan

“Well wouldn’t one have to know the answers to questions asked in advance in order to load your answer onto the tlelprompter how is this a debate?”
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You are correct.

However, Obama is such an idiot, he’d probably still screw it up. :-D


26 posted on 10/06/2012 3:41:51 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: Artcore

At the townhall debate between Hillary and Obama, the questions were typed up and handed out to willing participants before the debate. One of the questioners told about it after the debate was over, but Obama had already given away the ploy by greeting the head of the SEIU Kitchen workers by her first name.


27 posted on 10/06/2012 3:48:57 PM PDT by Eva (Obama and Hillary lied, Americans died.)
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To: Artcore

At the townhall debate between Hillary and Obama, the questions were typed up and handed out to willing participants before the debate. One of the questioners told about it after the debate was over, but Obama had already given away the ploy by greeting the head of the SEIU Kitchen workers by her first name.


28 posted on 10/06/2012 3:49:02 PM PDT by Eva (Obama and Hillary lied, Americans died.)
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To: DanMiller

If TOTUS will be attending, there’s no need for chairman obama to show up. TOTUS can probably do a better job debating President Romney and obama can spend more time job hunting.


29 posted on 10/06/2012 9:16:39 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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