Skip to comments.Obama 'believed he had BEATEN Romney' in Denver debate - after ignoring advice of top aides
Posted on 10/09/2012 8:09:20 PM PDT by ransomnote
Obama believes he'd got the better of Romney as he walked off stage to the dismay of his aides, according to a Democrat close to the campaign The President failed to prepare properly, opting instead to visit the Hoover Dam the day before the showdown Democrat claims he was so disdainful of Romney that he didn't think he needed to even engage with him Had one-liners on 47% prepared but chose not to use them
When President Barack Obama stepped off the stage in Denver last week the 60 million Americans watching the debate against Mitt Romney already knew it had been a disaster for him.
But what nobody knew, until now, was that Obama believed he had actually won.
In an extraordinary insight into the events leading up to the 90 minute showdown which changed the face of the election, a Democrat close to the Obama campaign today reveals that the President also did not take his debate preparation seriously, ignored the advice of senior aides and ignored one-liners that had been prepared to wound Romney.
Hubris: Obama's central problem was that he was so disdainful of Romney that the President, seen here boarding Air Force One in San Francisco today, didn't believe he needed to engage with him
A winning smile? Obama grins durign the debate with Romney full of confidence that he was going to win
The Democrat said that Obama's inner circle was dismayed at the 'disaster' and that he believed the central problem was that the President was so disdainful of Romney that he didn't believe he needed to engage with him.
'President Obama made it clear he wanted to be doing anything else - anything - but debate prep,' the Democrat said.
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If only I could learn to shuck crawdads like you guys...
I parked myself next to the biggest boy with a full plate down in Biloxi once and watched in amazement.
Do I need to get my teeth filed, or some such?
Definition of KINKY: Watching you husband getting spanked for 90 minutes on network TV on your 20th anniversary.
BIG BIRD YOU MAGNIFICENT BASTARD !
Actually, all I can think is that if this is the way he prepares for a debate in front of 60 million people - against his worst enemy - what the hell is he saying to our allies and enemies?
Oh. I guess we’ve seen the results of that.
A few too many times.
It’s probably true because he was counting on the spon meisters to convince the viewing public that Obama won. The only problem, the beat down was so large that it could not be spun to an Obama victory.
I blamed the people of Iraq for tolerating such a fool and wasting American lives. Why were we taking care of their problem? why did they not arise and dispose of that loathsome creature?
Who will say that of the United States?
Why didn't we dispose of this despot - this obamanation?
This is the sort of thing that afflicts you when you surround yourself with sycophants and yes-men
“This is the sort of thing that afflicts you when you surround yourself with sycophants and yes-men.”
Or when you’ve been handed everything you’ve ever gotten without having to work a day in your life for it.
Hence why he is called our “affirmative action president.”
Big Bird has flown the democrat coop.
That explains O’s ridiculous smile while Mooch looked like she had just eaten something really nasty ( maybe one of her school lunches?).
The man is delusional. Captain Quigg was more mentally fit for duty
It reminded me of how hard I had to practice before football season in high school. We'd go out there and I'd sweat 10-16 pounds of sweat away in practice, and be dead tired afterward. However, when the season started we were the best-conditioned team in the State and we won the championship.
When you’ve spent as many years as Obama has thinking you’ve pulled the wool over people’s eyes, it’s easy to believe you’ve done it again just by showing up.
Obama is a buffoon.
the grin was too much-inappropriate. I wonder about his mental stability.
Romney should hire his own security. I am serious. He is gonna get the Breitbart ‘solution’. Obama doesn’t lose.
Depends on the supporting cast. Obama is just a prop. It’s possible the “shadow people” may decide this is not the right time to go for broke, and I think they would be right. I don’t like Romney but I hope he can avoid harm.