Skip to comments.If you had the chance to advice Gov. Romney in the debate?
Posted on 10/01/2012 2:52:42 PM PDT by joshua1222
If you had the chance what would you tell the Gov to bring up in the debates?
No advice. Just my best wishes to Mitt for a great showing in the debates and good luck moving on to election day. Our support is more important than any free advice, IMHO.
Name every green investment failure and the taxpayer money lost.
The back-room deals, payoffs, arm-twisting getting the healthcare bill passed, then the exemptions from it, contrasted by promises of unprecedented transparency and refusal to subject himself to rigorous questionning by what is left of real journalists.
Laugh at him. He hates that.
That is a must, it will strike a nerve!
do not do a McCain Azz kiss and say how good 0 is.
You do that and every RINO is in their last term.
The list is endless!
But, most important, BO's own words that if he couldn't fix the economy he should be a one-termer should be mentioned over and over and over!
I would suggest medical marijuana. /just kidding... I would say avoid gimmicks - they can come off as very fake. It will be good to see Obama rattled, and Romney is such a gentleman, a split screen of the two of them could be priceless. I glanced again at the 2008 debates. Obama looked perturbed A LOT of the time (problem is, McCain didn’t look too good either, looked like a cranky old man) Romney needs to contrast himself, and many people will see them and get feel for Romney for the very first time. Romney looks like an upstanding man. Obama looks like an arrogant jerk, and this is from someone who tries very hard to be fair to Obama.
Bare your fangs and call him a liar
I would advise Mitt to declare his campaign over and take the opportunity to endorse a third party candidate.
have chrome pen ,very shiny and move it around ,Obama will be toast
Agree with one person here. Stop “respecting” him. He HATES us, ACCEPT THAT. Then respond by not ‘respecting’ him...yes, tolerate him, but he hasn’t earned a bit of respect.
And if racism charges follow - just answer by saying that you’re no different than Reagan/Carter. You WILL NOT allow him to hide behind his skin color.
Use a jammer to block BOs earpiece.
Never show your irritation/anger when Obama lies. It is the MO of the Progressives to get you off your game with such blatant errors that it would be hard not to emote. Be light on your feet. Smile!
Osama Bin Laden was the easiest decision of your presidency. The rest of your foreign policy is a train wreck and getting worse.
Rangers Lead the Way.
Obama is a CHICAGO Communist, Socialist, Marxist, Black-liberation theologist who loves terrorists, loves Muslims, hates America, hates Christians and Jews, hates capitalism and hates white people and every other race that is not part of his clique of "peeps". He is hell-bent upon destroying the country from within and that is exactly what he set out to do = "fundamental TRANSFORMATION of America" and has been successfully doing since elected.
Mitt R needs to recognize the fact that Obamessiah and ALL of his minions are not going to "play nice," or "play fair". If Romney wants to win he is going to have to get tough, be relentless in his attack against Obama and adopt the advice that Sean Connery gave to Eliot Ness in the movie "The Untouchables," otherwise he is going to lose. Because "that's the 'CHICAGO' way".
If Romney and his Romnieites don't believe me, all they need to do is look at the disastrous results of the race that McCain ran by treating Obama with kid gloves. McCain also said that Obama was a nice guy as well and look where that got him and us!
Get rid of that fake used car salesman smile that stops short of his eyes and grow a pair.
Attack, attack and attack some more. No Mr. Nice Guy. Obama has a horrible record. Call him on it. And don’t let up. I dislike this trite cliche, but if he shows some ‘fire in his belly,’ he can walk away with the debate and the election.
You wanted this opportunity to run for president .NOW FIGHT FOR IT,,,OUR FREEDOM IS AT STAKE!!!
Quit being nice!!!!!
Ask Obama why he says “everyone needs to do his share” yet we know the Obama phone part of his constituents have been on wellfare for generations, what’s their fair share? We know this to be millions of people yet no one says anything about it.
+1. No, +10!
Bears repeating. Good points.
Maybe where you live but two in my area have gone under.
But I digress, I'd advise Romney to just walk over to Obama and slap him upsida the head then demand a cage match.........two walk in, one walks out.
Simple as that.........
I would say treat obama like he is a conservative, and treat him the same way you treated Republican conservatives in the primaries.
Very good points.
I would add, don’t make your hard-hitting points get lost
in explanations, don’t make all points co-equal.
LOL! Good one! I like that advice. I’d probably add, get additional pointers from Gingrich.
When I walked up to the podium I’d start laughing for no apparent reason and when what I thought was so funny I’d reply:
“I can’t believe you actually showed up...”
Send him a joint ~
If the moderator asks a stupid “gotcha” question, note to the American people that it is a stupid “gotcha” question.
And to repeat one thing.... DON'T compliment the communist-marxist, muzzlim pig AT ALL!!!!
Osama Bin Laden was the easiest decision of your presidency.
But, most important, BO’s own words that if he couldn’t fix the economy he should be a one-termer should be mentioned over and over and over!
That would be my suggestion too. Mitt should hammer this point. It will get under Obama’s thin skin and could provoke a self-dstructive outburst. Obama has shown flashes of anger in the past; exploit that tendency.
Sad thing is, BHO already has the questions fed to him so he will not be going into the “debate” cold. He will know what is to be asked and rehearsed his scripted answers. . .too include every “ahhhh” and “ummmm.”
The MSM can’t risk BHO being caught out and not “knowing” something he should.
Use humor to ridicule him. The One who thinks he can stop the rise of the oceans simply won’t be able to handle it and will melt down.
Get rid of that fake used car salesman smile that stops short of his eyes and grow a pair.
And don’t come across like a button down businessman who bores everyone with an endless stream of mind numbing numbers. Appeal directly to the aspirations of people to improve their daily lives and provide a bright future for their children. Act link a national leader on a mission to turn this country around.
Get Iil boy Barry angry. Exorcise the Rev Wright out. The narcissist is one provocation away from a major meltdown.
Just imagine the name of the other debator is Newt or Herman or Michele or Rick
and then just act accordingly...
The One who thinks he can stop the rise of the oceans simply wont be able to handle it and will melt down.
Wait for the Narcissist-in-Chief to launch into a predictable flurry of self-praise and say: “It’s not about “I” Mr. President. It’s about WE.
Bring up the suppression of military absentee votes by the Pentagon beaurocracy.
“1) do not look at Obama - look at the camera
2) smile rarely, if at all
3) do not take bait of any sort from the venemous “moderator”
4) be deadly specific in cataloging the lies, the wrong policies, the corruption of Obama - no generalities please
5) do not compliment Obama in any way
6) act as if this is just you speaking with the American people
7) be deadly serious - removal of this cancer is deadly serious - act, think, speak as if our very nation depends on you performance (it just might)
8) DO NOT LET THE VENEMOUS MODERATOR USE YOU - YOU MUST USE HIM - TELL THE AMERICAN PEOPLE WHAT THEY NEED TO HEAR ABOUT THE STATE OF OUR REPUBLIC, AND HOW IT IS BEING DESTROYED - THEN TELL THEM HOW, WHY YOU WILL BEGIN TO MEND IT”
Good points - in other words don’t come across as a pansy. And definitely wipe that stupid looking smirk/smile off your face when your opponent is telling a whopper. You are deadly serious but “above it all” and able to tell it like it is in a calm, measured but forceful manner. I like the advice to avoid looking at Obama at all.
Watch the primary debates and your practice debates so you can practice internalizing and making the advice you’re getting happen. Lots and lots of practice on demeanor, expression, mannerisms.
They said Nixon won on the radio but lost on tv against Kennedy - that could happen to you if you are not able to effectively control your facial expressions i.e. smirks. Relax your face but maintain your calm intensity. Be in control. Be relaxed. Don’t blink too much. Slow your speech and modulate it downward. Practice not looking nervous and like a deer caught in the headlights, because that seems to happen to you quite often.
No $10,000 dollar bets, please.
Got all that? Good luck. Stay tuned for what you need to say.
Don’t let the moderators set the terms of the debate. Attack their biased questions, then talk about what you want.
Oh and one other thing - when McCain debated Obama, he allowed Obama to always get the last word in on every topic. YOU CANNOT ALLOW THAT TO HAPPEN. Frequently Obama would use the first 10 or 15 seconds of the next question response to get the last word in. You have to make sure he doesn’t get away with it. Yes, that could be tricky and it would be important to use discretion.
Take charge of the whole deal.
Talk directly to us, the citizen/voters of America! Stay on focus that we are the deciders and those you must respect and appeal to.
1. Let us know that you understand America's founding principles--of Creator-endowed unalienable life, rights, liberty and laws to protect them.
2. Let us understand that you know you're not to be elected to impose your imperfect understanding of some ideology on us, but to respect our freedom of conscience, our religious belief and practice, and a free press.
3. Help us understand what that great moral philosopher, Adam Smith, explained--that it is free individuals, going about their own pursuits of happiness and self-interest that produces the great wealth of nations, and that simply "taking" from some and shifting it to others creates only political hacks who buy votes and make people slaves to a powerful government.
"Mr. president you have failed in your duty to the American people. You have been president for four years, yet you blame that economic mess out there on George Bush. Mr president, that is a lie. George Bush didn't build that mess. You built that. And you have no idea how to fix it or make it better. You have failed sir, and for the sake of the nation, you must go."
Ok this is really the last thing, at least for this thread.
If you practice the above and get it down, I think you will be better off. But if you haven’t practiced and internalized it definitely don’t try to think about doing all the things your handlers are telling you to do while the debate is happening. You’ll end up making big mistakes. Kind of like playing a sport or any other type of performance - your swing in tennis or golf has to be second nature - if you think about it too much while playing you are screwed. So on the big night let your muscle memory be your guide and be yourself.
(But please get rid of the smirk)