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Posted on 10/12/2012 1:11:13 PM PDT by Perdogg
Okay, I know it is three weeks away from October Surprise Friday. You know that time of year where you gather around the dinner table for the traditional Ocotber Surprise Friday meal and reminisce about the past October Surprises, who could forget 2000.
Any way, since we don't have election day anymore in the traditional since, and by the time the first Friday before the election comes around, it may be too late to influence the outcome. Like the Christmas shopping season that has been extending from Halloween to the 24th of December, the October Surprise may come at any momement between now and the next three weeks.
So go at it.
I think it’s going to be a “sex scandal”, maybe accusations of workplace “inappropriate behavior” with Gloria Alred at the helm or maybe accusations of homosexual behavior.
Their job is to turn off Republicans and to return the democrats that are shifting towards Romney back towards Obama.
I predict another German goal in the next 20 minutes to make the final score against Ireland 6-0.
That would not be a surprise.
The the present FReepthon will be over before the end of the month. SURPRISE!
I think Obama will do a Clinton and instead of a cruise missile destroying an aspirin factory in the desert, he will launch Predators at Libyan “covert cells responsible for the embassy attack. How will we know it’s the right people? Because he says so.
I think they’re going to play the Mormonism card, not sure how, but they are running out of ammo and it might be the last card they can play.
The October Surprise coullld very well be WW3:
The Syrian situation will suddenly get worse, with Turkey escalating —more shelling and maybe a bunch of cross-border attacks.
Then some really baaaaaad pro-Assad guys in silly clothing chanting, “We’re bad and we haaate Obama..!” are caught on 30 cameras using a small amount of chem weapons somewhere in Syria —the chem attack victims are some diverse Syrians shrieking, “We thirst for freedom, and we love the Choom Gang..” writhe in agony, dying from the chem fumes.
That’s a “red line”, of course, and it compels the USA to get involved directly, on some level. Then Russia gets involved. Then Turkey appeals to NATO.
Then Obama gets to act like the really sage leader, providing leadership for the 10-minute increments that Vallerie Jarrett pulls him off the golf course, or out of consultations with Da Pimp wid a Limp.
The current administration’s October surprise will be what they are best at pulling off. They will do nothing.
Harry Reid will announce he has multiple unnamed but credible sources from Las Vegas who say they saw Romney looking at the lingerie pages in a Sears catalog when Romney was 16. CNN will run with it around the clock.
Benghazi gets to big to continue to cover up. obama and biden resign in shame and throw the presidential race into chaos.
Hillary resigns in protest after being thrown under the Bambi Bus.
6 - 1
That was a surprise!
I’ll go with what’s behind Door #1, “Get us involved in a land war in Syria.” Dear Leader has just sent American “military advisers” to camp out on the Jordanian-Syrian border in order to make Jordan safe for monarchy and offer the Syrians / Hezbollah / any other whack-job in the area a tempting target.
I don’t think he has the cajones to bomb anything. He certainly cannot bring himself to start a war with Muslims, even if Valerie would let him. And he has to fear a revolt by the Code Pink segment of his base.
His October Surprise will be a huge vote buying giveaway of some type, not a military strike.
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