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The Obama Breaking Point
PJ Media ^ | 10-14-2012 | Victor Davis Hanson

Posted on 10/15/2012 3:37:06 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot

(snip) The election is not over, but it is starting to resemble October 29 or November 1 in 1980, when, after just one debate, the nation at last decided that it really did not like Jimmy Carter very much or what he had done, and discovered that Ronald Reagan was not the mad Dr. Strangelove/Jefferson Davis of the Carter summer television ads. Like Carter, Obama both has no wish to defend his record (who would?) and is just as petulant. In the next three weeks, he has only three hours left to save his presidency.

There are lots or reasons why various groups are tiring of Obama. It is not just the economy, but also all the untruths about the economy over the last four years that sounded like daily communiqués from the Ministry of Truth. .....

(Excerpt) Read more at pjmedia.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Politics
KEYWORDS: bho2012; vdh
Essential VDH read.

And remember Obama promised in his second debate ('3 hours left to save his presidency') he will be 'aggressive and passionate'.

Bring it on.

1 posted on 10/15/2012 3:37:10 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot
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To: Sir Napsalot

I hope the lack of nicotine doesn’t get to him. That’s probably a long time w/o a smoke...


2 posted on 10/15/2012 3:43:51 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

From "Point Break" - the movie



"Sayonara, brah!!"

3 posted on 10/15/2012 3:44:25 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Sir Napsalot
OBAMA JUMPS THE SHARK


4 posted on 10/15/2012 3:56:27 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Sir Napsalot
The election is over. The empty chair does not have a chance. Tomorrow will be the final nail in Obama’s incompetent presidency. God Bless America, we will build it again as surely as we will bury this sad impostor on Election Day.
5 posted on 10/15/2012 4:01:58 PM PDT by hflynn
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To: Sir Napsalot

Just like Biden did, Obama will quote lots of numbers, none of which reflect the true sad state of the economy. Mitt simply needs to ask him why he didn’t mention any numbers that are important to the average American — 23 million unemployed, sub 2% GDP, $4.00+ gas prices, etc. Those are the numbers Mitt need to counter with and point out that Obama is avoiding talking about them. That will leave a mark.


6 posted on 10/15/2012 4:04:10 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Starboard
I agree with you.

However, this is supposed to be ‘foreign policy’ debate.

But Obama is not actually shining in that regard either.

7 posted on 10/15/2012 4:07:57 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot
In the next three weeks, he has only three hours left to save his presidency.

Obama is doomed now. And they haven't figured him out in 4 years as the pResident?

8 posted on 10/15/2012 4:10:39 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Sir Napsalot

Amen to it feels a lot like 1980!

In fact I’ve said it before here on FR.


9 posted on 10/15/2012 4:12:55 PM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I dn’t think the last debate will matter much. If Romney has a good debate tomorrow night, I think he will win. If Obama wins, Romney will probably still win, but much closer. The media will declare Obama the winner if he manages not to make a fool out of himself again.


10 posted on 10/15/2012 4:14:04 PM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obamar)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Tomorrow night’s debate is on all issues.


11 posted on 10/15/2012 4:15:08 PM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obamar)
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To: Sir Napsalot

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WM7-PYtXtJM


12 posted on 10/15/2012 4:16:50 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: Sir Napsalot
However, this is supposed to be a 'foreign policy' debate.

According to the Commission for Presidential Debates, this one is mixed - domestic and foreign policy. The third one is exclusively foreign policy.

13 posted on 10/15/2012 4:18:38 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Romney will win but it won’t be a blow out. The electorate has changed in two ways. First, there are many more people receiving federal monies than in the past and many of them will vote for Obama out of fear they will lose benefits, even though it is not true. Second, personally, I think the voters are dumber than they used to be. But R & R will win, just not by Reagan margins.


14 posted on 10/15/2012 4:18:55 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Sir Napsalot

[ I dn’t think the last debate will matter much. If Romney has a good debate tomorrow night, I think he will win. If Obama wins, Romney will probably still win, but much closer. The media will declare Obama the winner if he manages not to make a fool out of himself again. ].

Sorry, I need to clarify the above post.

I don’t think the final debate will matter much. If Romney has a good debate tomorrow night, I think he will win the election. If Obama wins the debate tomorrow night, I think Romney will still win the elction, but it will be much closer. The media will declare Obama the winner of tomorrow night’s debate as long as he manages not to make a complete fool of himself again. Although Biden made a azz of himself in his debate and the media still declared him th winner.


15 posted on 10/15/2012 4:20:39 PM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obamar)
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To: KansasGirl

Obama was never good in school, remember?

(Proof: people with really good grades are not afraid to show them)

He got an affirmative-action pass thru college & Harvard .... maybe he’s just not good at cramming for the big test?

He’ll be naked without that beloved teleprompter.


16 posted on 10/15/2012 4:23:37 PM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: canuck_conservative

I won’t be surprised to see Obama get angry iif Romney keeps hitting him with points like he did in th last debate.


17 posted on 10/15/2012 4:27:30 PM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obamar)
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To: Sir Napsalot

‘.....aggressive and passionate’

Yeah, like Mike Tyson on steroids and a crack cocaine high.

Nothing like having to face a really scary black man. And once Barack Hussein Obama projects that image, that is one bell that is NEVER going to get unrung.

Richard Pryor might just look benign in comparison.


18 posted on 10/15/2012 4:30:11 PM PDT by alloysteel ("You have attributed conditions to villainy that simply result from stupidity".)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Questions posed by a handpicked group of Long Island idiots (otherwise known to the media as "undecided voters") and a moderator who drank a 55 gallon drum of kool aid and and lived to tell about it. The drama will be intense, the histrionics nauseating. In other words, an easy pitch into Obama's wheel house.

Romney will repeatedly have to swallow his rising gorge just to stay in the room. "Closing the deal" will have await debate #3

19 posted on 10/15/2012 4:31:13 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Brad's Gramma

“I hope the lack of nicotine doesn’t get to him. That’s probably a long time w/o a smoke...”

I wonder if using a nicotine patch during the debate would be considered using a “performance enhancing drug”?


20 posted on 10/15/2012 4:31:42 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Romney should simply ask Obummah,”Did you first learn about the attack on the Benghazi consulate while the attack was in progress?”


21 posted on 10/15/2012 4:37:31 PM PDT by Stayfree (Find out how Obama is destroying America at White House Commie.com!!)
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To: johniegrad

I am just praying that the vote will be big enough to overcome the theft margin!... but I’ll take a blow out!!


22 posted on 10/15/2012 4:46:22 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little. EdmondBurke)
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To: TEXOKIE

Wednesday morning the Obama bounce is going to be at least 10 points, and the media is going to say it is over. They are going to do everything they could to make sure that enthusiasm gap is narrowed and that the airwaves are bombarded with Obama winning the debate ads.

He doesn’t even have to show up.


23 posted on 10/15/2012 4:53:58 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz
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To: Sir Napsalot

OUTSTANDING article by VDH - one of the best commentaries I’ve read on the present state of the Obama Administration and campaign. Thorough and devastating...


24 posted on 10/15/2012 5:42:01 PM PDT by Always A Marine
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To: Sir Napsalot

Too late to turn back now, Bozo.

25 posted on 10/15/2012 6:41:00 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: johniegrad
"Second, personally, I think the voters are dumber than they used to be."

Sad but very true. Just met with a friend who is a 2nd grade teacher. Four of her students have parents in jail.

26 posted on 10/15/2012 7:36:40 PM PDT by NoExpectations
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To: EQAndyBuzz

LOL! Exactly.

It’s crawl over broken glass time.


27 posted on 10/15/2012 8:14:32 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little. EdmondBurke)
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To: EQAndyBuzz; All
>>> Wednesday morning the Obama bounce is going to be at least 10 points ....

That goes without saying. However.

People (esp. Obama media) do not seem to know the meaning of ‘Emperor has no clothes’ truth-saying.

Once the veil had been peeled and exposed Obama’s true ineptness, no amount of re-clothing or cosmetics will make him ‘Light Worker’ again.

28 posted on 10/16/2012 4:34:00 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Obama - President "Chair-man"
29 posted on 10/16/2012 4:48:35 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

this is supposed to be ‘foreign policy’ debate
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This is ostensibly the theme but of course Obama will drift off topic and could start crowing about the “improving” economic numbers. He’ll be primarily interested in running out the clock since he has no foreign policy and the United States is now a mere bystander in world affairs.


30 posted on 10/16/2012 5:54:40 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: KansasGirl

I won’t be surprised to see Obama get angry iif Romney keeps hitting him with points like he did in th last debate.
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Many voters are finally seeing that Obama is a serial liar. Romney needs to keep hitting him about how his lies are deceiving the American people. That could cause Obama, who can’t handle criticism, to have an outburst.


31 posted on 10/16/2012 6:02:32 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Starboard
Mitt simply needs to ask him why he didn’t mention any numbers that are important to the average American — 23 million unemployed, sub 2% GDP, $4.00+ gas prices, etc. Those are the numbers Mitt need to counter with and point out that Obama is avoiding talking about them.

I'll bet OButthead's people told him ad nauseum, Do Not Bring Up GWB, but if Romney starts on the unemployment and gas numbers, I think it will be beyond his power to resist.

32 posted on 10/16/2012 6:07:38 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: Sir Napsalot; All

I get very concerned when I consider the evil things this full-blown narcissist in meltdown mode is willing to do to this nation when he reaches his breaking point. Word to the wise, be prepared for anything between now and January 20th.


33 posted on 10/16/2012 7:20:36 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (November 6th is the tipping point for freedom in America.)
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To: OB1kNOb

Sorry, not JUST Obama from the top. His 47%, too.

I hope everybody has done their share to prepare for the worst.


34 posted on 10/16/2012 7:35:09 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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