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OK that was pretty stupid. When is the next debate?
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Posted on 10/17/2012 5:43:44 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network

I mean what are we wasting our breath about?

A biased debate "moderator", holds a meaningless debate.

Blah blah blah.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: 2012debates; misc
Forget it.

There is another debate.

Forget this one. It was meaningless. When is the final debate, and who is the moderator?

That one, may matter.

1 posted on 10/17/2012 5:43:47 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

That this country should stage these phony, biased “debates” for the entertainment of the Leftist media is an embarrassment. We know we will be on the road back to political soundness when these dog-and-pony shows are dropped.


2 posted on 10/17/2012 5:48:30 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
OK that was pretty stupid. When is the next debate?

This whole debate syndrome is pure crap. Actually Romney did pretty well against a tsunami of BULLSHIT and obviously biased "monitoring" by the "sweat hog", Crowley.

3 posted on 10/17/2012 5:48:49 AM PDT by GoldenPup (Comrade "O" has got to GO!!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
When is the next debate?

Why would you want more of these rigged "debates"? These so-called "debates" are run by the disinformation arm of Obama's Reelection Committee AKA the MSM. They're set up to fool the gullible and keep the real issues as far away from Obama as the east is from the west.

4 posted on 10/17/2012 5:50:00 AM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Why do the American voters only get liberal moderators at liberal voter stacked townhall debates?

Why no Fox moderators?

Looks like we "settle for" a lot more than a bad president.
5 posted on 10/17/2012 5:52:18 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 (Desperation leads to curious events)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Our son called this AM to discuss the debate. I told him the whole biased media, questions, and audience had me spitting nails mad. He agreed, but told me I was just as biased to the right, so get over it, and hope the best for Mitt next Monday.


6 posted on 10/17/2012 5:52:26 AM PDT by raisincane (I'm an optimist...Romney will beat the zero in November.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Anout all I got out of it is was that Romney could kick that twerps butt in a brawl.....perhaps the next debate will have more substance ( if I watch at all).


7 posted on 10/17/2012 5:55:16 AM PDT by Michigander222
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To: raisincane

Romney is about jobs.

That is what you should be telling your son.

Jobs. Jobs. Jobs.


8 posted on 10/17/2012 5:58:18 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Give a libtard enough rope...


9 posted on 10/17/2012 5:59:46 AM PDT by Leep (Forward! to serfdom)
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To: GoldenPup

Romney didn’t lose any points at all last night & probably gained some in spite of the crappy debate set up. Thats all he has to do from here until Nov 6.


10 posted on 10/17/2012 5:59:46 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
>"who is the moderator?"

Raging Socialist #3.

11 posted on 10/17/2012 6:00:13 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
My take, in the most biased, stacked up debate format with the most biased moderator, Romney held his own against Obama.

The next debate is on foreign policy. Can anyone outline what Obama might consider a foreign policy success? Osama bin Ladin? and????

12 posted on 10/17/2012 6:01:17 AM PDT by cincinnati65
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Bob Schieffer, he’ll try to get a foreign policy gaffe out of Romney and to keep Obama from a gaffe.
But a male moderator is hard for Obama to deal with. He has issues with males and feels much more secure in a confrontation with a ‘mother’ there.

Expect slight Romney win.


13 posted on 10/17/2012 6:03:34 AM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: cincinnati65

The good news is more people many times over will be checking in to the Drudge Report today than will be tuning into CNN or MSNBC.


14 posted on 10/17/2012 6:03:34 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

it;’s like having a debate with Mark Levin moderatiing , being held down in SC and so caleld SC undecideds.

Questions, how are you different from Bush, I don;t think the last 4 years is because of oabma and it;s because of Bush and overseas issues.
WTH

Then women’s pay, I;ve asked my wife and she said not one woman ever talks abotu that nor getting someone to pay for their pills or condoms and my wife said she is insulted that the left seem to think women only want free condoms and abortion.

Then the question of AK 47’s

GIVE ME A BREAK but then the moderator butting in to Romney over fast and furious, China, obama;s investments etc.


15 posted on 10/17/2012 6:03:42 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Monday-Foreign Policy Debate-that old dude from Slay The Nation.
16 posted on 10/17/2012 6:04:45 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: raisincane

you need a strong word with your son[smiles]

Tell him why does he refuse to say more on food stmaps is bad etc


17 posted on 10/17/2012 6:05:54 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: cincinnati65

>> Osama bin Ladin? and????

“I said we’d get the troops out of Iraq, and we did.”

Some vague hopey changey stuff about Afghanistan

“My FBI will bring those who killed our ambassador to justice”, and the unsaid implication that he got Bin Ladin so he has a track record of doing that sort of thing

We’ve heard it all in the other two debates.

Now... list Barky’s foreign policy MIS-STEPS!


18 posted on 10/17/2012 6:09:02 AM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: skeeter

agreed Romney with a staged biased crowd, biased questions and a moderator who was clearly ut there to defend oabma much like the last one defending Biden.

I’ve already seen a couple of trolls on here saying we lost, we should suck it up Romney was awful and need to move on as we’ll suffer in the polls.

Beware of the trolls on here as they’re out and about on here and your local papers, FB etc.


19 posted on 10/17/2012 6:09:10 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Put the debate candidates in game-show style sound proof booths. Each can hear the other.

The entire process is computer automated. Questions flash on a screen, a timer makes the the microphone “hot” for 3 minutes, then switches to the opponent for 3 minutes of rebuttal.

Then, all mics off, and a new question...same time limits.

It would stop the interruptions and make debaters use their time wisely, and stay on subject.

Also, there would be no live (liberal) moderators to aid and abet the dem candidate.


20 posted on 10/17/2012 6:11:34 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

As long as pubs continue to allow libs to run ‘em over by picking “moderators” that really should be behind bars for sedition and/or treason, we’ll continue to be frustrated with a complete lack of fairness and balance.

I would hope that the average viewer could see how fat ass candy was obviously in BO’s corner. To me, that was the deciding factor in this. Romney gets the sympathy vote for dealing with this tripe.


21 posted on 10/17/2012 6:13:25 AM PDT by albie ("Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow." Benjamin Frankli)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

It wasn’t meaningless.

President Bullshit was exposed for what he is.


22 posted on 10/17/2012 6:13:31 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I must be in the minority of those who enjoyed the debate. I actually didn’t mind Crowley much either. In all fairness, I believe that it would not have mattered who was the moderator because Romney completely took control of it. The questions from the audience were actually pretty good questions.


23 posted on 10/17/2012 6:13:31 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (We the People are coming!!)
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To: Eagle of Liberty
Obama, Crowley & the questions were what I expected. The only thing I wasn't sure of was how Romney would come across.

In hindsight I think he did fine. Nothing to worry about here.

24 posted on 10/17/2012 6:16:47 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: FrankR

Interesting idea.

We should perhaps go to one of the debates being the way you describe.

I like it. Not as an end-all, but seriously it would remove the absurd media bias.

Bump.


25 posted on 10/17/2012 6:18:05 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: skeeter

I’m not really sure how Romney could have done any better.


26 posted on 10/17/2012 6:18:15 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

It was the absolute WORST moderated debate in history. Crowley actually participated at one point, calling Mitt a liar in effect and wrong. She intervened on the side of the Obozo Clown Group with FALSE INFORMATION.

Overall, this ‘debate’ was just a sidshow for the Left to get its jollies.................


27 posted on 10/17/2012 6:18:32 AM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: wolfman23601

BTW I just heard that it was First Wookie who led the clapping during the single instance Obama was applauded. LOL!


28 posted on 10/17/2012 6:19:35 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Leep

Give a libtard enough rope.........and they’ll smoke it.........


29 posted on 10/17/2012 6:21:16 AM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

When is the final debate, and who is the moderator?


Nov. 6 is the one that counts

The voters are the moderators for that one.


30 posted on 10/17/2012 6:21:31 AM PDT by deport
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

As long as they allow liberal “journalists” to moderate these debates, they will be rubbish. Republican candidates shouldn’t have to debate two people.


31 posted on 10/17/2012 6:24:03 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
The ridiculous performance by Candy Crawly will be remembered long after the words of either candidate. They were both fairly dull and unremarkable, repeating points from their stump speeches.

But Candy raised the bar on how to poorly moderate a debate. Her performance will be used for years to instruct how not to fairly do the job.


32 posted on 10/17/2012 6:28:34 AM PDT by dead (It ain't over until the phone lady sings.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I thought Romney did quite well on the most important issues of this election - the Economy & Jobs, this debate allowed him to define his plans further and showed that 0bama has no plan other than tax the wealthy.

The Economy & Jobs is what is first on everyone’s mind


33 posted on 10/17/2012 6:30:17 AM PDT by PMAS (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing)
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To: skeeter

Just thinking back... McCain would have let himself get steamrolled and Bush would have bumbled his way through on the defensive. I am glad we have a candidate that can hold his own in these impossible situations.


34 posted on 10/17/2012 6:33:26 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

It would have been better for the nation to just put the two in a caged wrestling/boxing match instead, no refs, no holds, anything goes.

Would Obama fight?

I know Romney would, and would go in from the start, no playing the numbers, no playing any sympathy card, no Romney would grab a chair, a fire extinguisher, he would drop Obama quick, hard and out completely.

last night Romneys body language was telling all the signs that he dearly wanted to knock Obamas smirk off his face.


35 posted on 10/17/2012 6:33:26 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (OPSEC)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

This is not about a biased moderator. It’s Chicago politics front and center. The trap was set by Axelrod—and Crowley closed the deal: they turned what should have been a Romney home run on Benghazi into a grand slam for Obama. Romney looked befuddled and stuttering while THE ONE turned his back and dismissively walked away. This was LEFTIST theater designed to sway the 60 million viewers(mostly uninformed). The damage was done—the gact that it was based on lies is irrelelvant. Why the GOP allows itself time and again to be outwitted by these debate formats is beyond me.


36 posted on 10/17/2012 6:36:34 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: PMAS
I thought Romney did quite well on the most important issues of this election - the Economy & Jobs

He was able to clearly and concisely describe how lowering the rates COUPLED with removing deductions would work. At least he made it clear for me.
37 posted on 10/17/2012 6:45:31 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (We the People are coming!!)
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To: Eagle of Liberty

Clearly deining his plan is extremely important, the democRats and the media have been trying to define him all along.

Right now is the country, people care about their job, the ecomony and the future economy, the rest is fodder.


38 posted on 10/17/2012 6:48:27 AM PDT by PMAS (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

This is not about a biased moderator. It’s Chicago politics front and center. The trap was set by Axelrod—and Crowley closed the deal: they turned what should have been a Romney home run on Benghazi into a grand slam for Obama. Romney looked befuddled and stuttering while THE ONE turned his back and dismissively walked away. This was LEFTIST theater designed to sway the 60 million viewers(mostly uninformed). The damage was done—the gact that it was based on lies is irrelelvant. Why the GOP allows itself time and again to be outwitted by these debate formats is beyond me.


39 posted on 10/17/2012 6:50:32 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: manc

while that question was biased, I think Mitt turned it to his advantage. I liked Bush but his fiscal policies sucked. Romney clicked off substantive differences, without throwing Bush under the bus. Anyone who was truly interested in the answer to that, as opposed to waiting for the trap to spring, I think walked away with the differences clarified.


40 posted on 10/17/2012 6:50:36 AM PDT by ScarletRed
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To: ScarletRed

that was all last night.

Romney had facts, abotu unemployment, food stamps, drilling , gas prices, food prices etc and the media as of yet have not said a frigging thing about obama’s lying.

All the media can do s talk about a boxing fight which is crap .

People died and obama lied


41 posted on 10/17/2012 7:13:35 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Bread & Circuses. Didn’t work for the Romans, either.


42 posted on 10/17/2012 7:14:56 AM PDT by CodeToad (Padme: "So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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43 posted on 10/17/2012 7:24:22 AM PDT by red-dawg
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44 posted on 10/17/2012 7:26:25 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

No “Candy protection” this time!


45 posted on 10/17/2012 7:27:27 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: manc

Yeah....it was like they wanted the end of the debate to go out with a “bang for Obama”....let’s see, bring up that you’re another Bush and go back to contraception/abortion/gun-control left wing issues, ...just to make Romney squirm.

Those questions were so obviously stacked it’s pathetic.


46 posted on 10/17/2012 7:27:27 AM PDT by fuzzylogic (welfare state = sharing consequences of poor moral choices among everybody)
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To: red-dawg

Lynn University, Where young elian gonzalez was turned over by jannet reno to the comunists. IOW from freedom to slavery.

IOOW obama’s pals.


47 posted on 10/17/2012 7:37:04 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: manc

>>Questions, how are you different from Bush...<<

I agree with you that the question was outlandish. Wish Romney had said something to the effect.....**...but the last I checked, he wasn’t running for anything in 2012...so what is your point...again?**

Every time Ms. Cowley interrupted Mitt, she diminished any *good* that Hussein was making up for since his last disastrous appearance.


48 posted on 10/17/2012 7:51:23 AM PDT by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: fuzzylogic

The first two questions were good ones I thought but then boy ddi those questions get out of whack.

AK 47’s
How are you different from \Bush,
Women’s pay.

My wife was what on earth but then she heard obama going on about contraception, abortion, planned parenthood and she said”why do these people think us women only care about getting others to pay for the pill or condoms?”

Then we see Crowley butting in when Romey tried to make points about China and oabma’s investments,, fast and furious and then to end with Libya.

Then add how obama refused to answer the question about the energy sec saying it is not their job to bring gas prices down.

Were was the mod then?

This whole fiasco last night should be a big lesson to the GOP and never have these people moderate or have people lying saing they;re undecided.


49 posted on 10/17/2012 9:27:41 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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