Skip to comments.Dem Debate: Obama’s Waterloo
Posted on 04/17/2008 4:55:08 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
The last Democratic debate has finally concluded, and perhaps the last chances of ending the primaries early. Thanks to a surprisingly tenacious set of questions for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton from ABC moderaters Charles Gibson and George Stephanopolous, Barack Obama got exposed over and over again as an empty suit, while Hillary cleaned his clock. However, the big winner didnt even take the stage tonight.
The first 45 minutes of the scheduled 90-minute debate (which went 15 minutes over) wound up focusing on the series of gaffes and stumbles from both candidates. Hillary more or less defused the Tuzla Dash by admitting she essentially lied about it, trying at one point to use the sleep deprivation defense. Obama, however, never did figure out the First Rule of Holes. Once again, he described religion as a refuge people use when government doesnt work a fatal misreading of religious faith in America. He not only came up with bad answers, he looked lost and tentative throughout the entire period.
Hillary didnt let him off the hook, either, not when it came to Crackerquiddick or on the Wright Stuff. Noting that you choose your pastor, not your family, Hillary once again pounded Obama for not doing anything about Wright when he had the chance. She also jumped at the chance to note that former Weather Underground terrorist William Ayers was more than just a neighbor, as Obama described him. Hillary pointed out that Obama and Ayers worked on a foundation together for years, even after 9/11, even after Ayers said publicly that he didnt regret his terrorism.
(Excerpt) Read more at hotair.com ...
Yeah, they were lying bigtime, blaming Bush’s “tax cut for the rich” for the state of Social Security,
when the revenues increased, and the rich actually paid a BIGGER PERCENTAGE of the tax burden due to the decreased rates.
This is the line I use against libs on this topic -
Since revenues have been shown, every time, to increase whenever the rates are reduced, your argument for higher taxes must not be about revenue. It must be about your need for control, or some sort of childish jealous vindictiveness that you’ve been brainwashed into by the democrats.
Got another explanation? errr stammer uh...
There are sometimes when anyone can get swept up in the emotions of a ritual. The Nazis took full advantage. Yesterday Rush Limbaugh was swept away by the US Army band playing "Battle Hymn of the Republic" for the Pope. When my father was laid to rest at Arlington, and the finely dressed soldier handed the folded American flag to my mother, I was blubbering like a baby. The Nazis tapped into the power of ritual, mysticism, theater, and swept away quite a lot of folks with them. It is understandable, even if you personally are able to remain stoic.
But the media whores who're in the tank for Obama (Tom Shales etc.) are screaming this morning! Worst I've heard so far is Don Imus.
Imus, after committing the unforgiveable sin of admitting the truth about Obama a few days ago ("he's a phony") has been pussy-whipped back into line.
Imus apparently got a whuppin' from his lefty Obama-worshipping wife Deirdre and his new black female sidekick, Kerith Foster, for that little slip-up. (Kerith is also on the warpath against Monica Crowley, who as a guest on Imus program dared to criticize Obama - Kerith vows she'll "scratch Monica's eyes out.")
Now in penance Imus has taken a page (literally) from the Rev. Wright's sermon book, labeling anyone who brings up the Wright or Ayers stories as "stuck on stupid." Particularly Sean Hannity.
Imus finds Wright's "stuck on stupid" phrase so clever, he's rechristened the Hannity & Colmes show "Stuck on Stupid & Colmes." (Imus thinks that's so witty, he's made the joke about 50 times in the last two days.)
You listen to Imus?
Didn’t Bill also pardon a bunch of FARC terrorists?
FALN terrorists. It should help Hill in the Puerto Rico primary.
I thought of getting satellite radio so we could hear Bill Bennett instead. Never got around to it though.
He did it so that she'd get the Puerto Rican vote in New York during her senate run.
That’s the typical leftist method of “debate” -
if you don’t agree with my leftist position on everything, you must be stupid, because only stupid people don’t understand and take my “enlightened” viewpoint.
Sorry I said anything. Somehow, I mistook this for a place to exchange thoughts, and ideas.
Thanks. She can’t take the “moral” high ground in regard to William Ayers then. I loathe JMcC, but compared to the Dem twits he is the second coming of Reagan.
" Crackerquiddick Gate " is a Wright-size problem!!
You can't win a general election with a coalition of America hating African- Americans and America hating white liberal elitist billionaires/millionaires, who buy brie, Chardonnay, and Hussein Obama/Samma.
For an inside look at the real Hussein Obama and his elite hate America backers at San Francisco where Hussein Obama made his elitist remarks,
There are some very interesting pictures and comments re the actual meeting on those threads.
"Hussein Obamas big mouth, small brain, condescending, America-hating, grandkid-baby-terminating, born-alive-infant-abandoning, America-hating-wife, kooky-moonbat-America-hating-pastor, racially-divisive, race-baiting, crotch-saluting, America-flag-disrespecting ... chickens ... coming home to roost ...!"
Ever since Imus has been back on the radio after getting canned for his women’s basketball comment, he’s seems to kiss you know what ass.
Is the picture of his Texas CHQ photoshoped? If not, WOW, JUST WOW!
I know. It was classic Clinton overkill, like she wasn't going to get that vote anyways. My point still stands, it should help her this June in PR.
Luckily Im not in the car in the AM these days. Imus is unlistenable. How many times can you listen to the same old hacks...is he still trotting the same bozos out? Doris Kearns Goodwin? Chris Dodd? Joe Biden? That idiot “security” guy? I used to listen to a little bit of it myself back in my commuter days. Ugh.
The Che picture was on the wall until all hell broke loose after it was exposed on the internet.
I read the article entirely. and the comments at the original site. One poster called Obama: OBAMBI. ROTFL !
Perhaps this is proof that God still loves America.