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Ryan: 'I'm not counting on a gaffe' from Biden
CNN ^ | 9/30/12 | Greg Clary

Posted on 09/30/2012 3:52:47 PM PDT by Libloather

Ryan: 'I'm not counting on a gaffe' from Biden
Posted by CNN's Greg Clary
September 30th, 2012 09:54 AM ET

(CNN) – GOP vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan said Sunday he's not counting on gaffes from Vice President Joe Biden when they debate on October 11.

"I don't think he will. You know he doesn't do that in debates. The gaffes - he's kind of legendary for this - that's not in these kind of situations," Ryan said on "Fox News Sunday." "He's a very disciplined person when he speaks in these kinds of situations. He doesn't produce gaffes in these moments. Those are when he's off the cuff."

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: biden; bidengaffes; debate; debates; gaffe; gaffes; ryan; vpdebate
Oh, I would. The Gaffemaster can't go five minutes without one. It's kinda expected by now. Just let the crowd react to the idiot.
1 posted on 09/30/2012 3:52:53 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather
I watched the interview and Chris was implacable...even unreasonable. But Ryan did a fine job and never got flustered.

Ryan's a pro.

2 posted on 09/30/2012 3:54:52 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: Libloather

he is saying he isn’t planning around plugs making an ass of himself. but he will take advantage of it. professional golfers don’t play with an assumption their competitors will bogey a hole but they take advantage when it happens.


3 posted on 09/30/2012 3:55:32 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (if the little things really annoy you, maybe it's because the big things are going well.)
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To: Libloather
“What's a 3 letter word for employment?”
4 posted on 09/30/2012 3:56:28 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: RoosterRedux

I think Ryan is saying that Plugs will sober up for the debate, but even so, I can take him.


5 posted on 09/30/2012 4:07:33 PM PDT by Chickensoup (STOP The Great O-ppression)
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To: Libloather

Wise decision. If your strategy depends on your opponent making a mistake then you’ve lost already.


6 posted on 09/30/2012 4:09:24 PM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man
“What's a 3 letter word for employment?”

SSDI?

7 posted on 09/30/2012 4:26:35 PM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Libloather

Ryan saved his Big Gun for The One today on FNC. He told Chris Wallace:

” I would argue our president is replacing our founding principles.”


8 posted on 09/30/2012 4:29:25 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: bravo whiskey

I don’t think Ryan would take advantage of a Biden gaffe. He absolutely should, but he’s too polite. Our candidates need to ditch the courtesy and take off the gloves. Hussein’s people will have their guys fighting like street thugs; we need to counter.


9 posted on 09/30/2012 4:29:52 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: RoosterRedux

I can’t agree. Listening to the CSPAN Radio replay I found Ryan evasive, deflecting; he came across like he had something to hide. I was not enthused and found no comfort.


10 posted on 09/30/2012 4:39:20 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Osama's dead... and so is our ambassador - Coulter.)
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To: Libloather

I think he meant to say...”I’m not counting THE gaffe’s from Biden”.


11 posted on 09/30/2012 4:40:24 PM PDT by proudpapa
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To: newzjunkey
You really needed to see Ryan's confident demeanor. I was only 10 during the Nixon-Kennedy debates, but they say that those who listened to the debate on the radio thought Nixon had won, but those who saw it on TV thought that Kennedy was the clear winner due to how nervous Nixon looked.
12 posted on 09/30/2012 4:47:55 PM PDT by srmorton (Deut. 30 19: "..I have set before you life and death,....therefore, choose life..")
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To: newzjunkey
I can appreciate your opinion, but consider that Wallace was a hostile interviewer. He was pushy and demanding.

I think Ryan handled himself well considering he was facing a hostile examiner.

That's a very difficult position. Chris was trying to move Ryan off message because it makes for good reportage...Ryan didn't fall for it.

13 posted on 09/30/2012 4:50:43 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: proudpapa
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14 posted on 09/30/2012 4:51:25 PM PDT by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: Libloather
The Secret Service will make sure there are no squirrels in the auditorium...


15 posted on 09/30/2012 4:52:17 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm not voting for Obama, so therefore I must be helping Romney!)
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To: MayflowerMadam
I don’t think Ryan would take advantage of a Biden gaffe. He absolutely should, but he’s too polite.

All Ryan would have to do is look directly into the camera and at the audience and raise an eyebrow.

He is quite good at that.

16 posted on 09/30/2012 4:53:01 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: Libloather

Ryan........He’s a very disciplined person when he speaks in these kinds of situations, Romney......... he is a descent man and a good father. Hold the sh## guys, these cretans are destroying us we put our trust in you two and you kiss thier a##es with nice things to say about them. STOP IT STOP IT STOP IT! Get the hell in thier and fight! If you loose this because of your nonsense nice guy attitude your just as bad as they are and history will remember you!


17 posted on 09/30/2012 4:56:53 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: Libloather
This sounds disingenuous since 100% of Biden’s vocabulary in ensconced in the gaffe dictionary and phrase book.
18 posted on 09/30/2012 5:09:18 PM PDT by stevem
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To: Libloather

What? Will Biden just stare into the camera and refuse to speak?


19 posted on 09/30/2012 5:10:30 PM PDT by stevem
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To: Libloather

a gaffe from biden is not a win, it is a short lived humorous joke.


20 posted on 09/30/2012 5:21:02 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: television is just wrong

I’m not worried about Ryan handling Biden; and Biden will make a gaffe, just as he did in 2008, talking about rest visiting a restaurant in DE that had been closed for 20 yrs.

Romney I am worried about, because the initial questions will be deliberately designed to trip him up; and Mitt publicly disclosed that he is working on means to improve his communications with middle class families. I think I am more nervous than Romney, which is ridiculous but honest.

Mitt understands how consequential this election is for his children and grandchildren.

Moreover, everything in Mitt’s life has prepared him for this moment and, unlike McLame, Romney WANTS to be president and will FIGHT for it - so there is plenty of reason for optimism.


21 posted on 09/30/2012 5:43:57 PM PDT by mwl8787
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To: Tex-Con-Man

“What’s a 3 letter word for employment?”

“EBT”?????

Employed by the US government to spend your money.


22 posted on 09/30/2012 5:53:22 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: stevem

Ryan like an old style sports competitor pumps and give accolades to his opponent, then he beats him good.


23 posted on 09/30/2012 5:53:47 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Puckster

“J - O - B - S ...Jobs” (Clueless Joe)


24 posted on 09/30/2012 7:44:34 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: mwl8787

I don’t think I will be as nervous for Mitt as I always was for W. I sweated it out watching W in the debates and he did fine.


25 posted on 09/30/2012 7:46:24 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Tex-Con-Man

EBT?


26 posted on 10/01/2012 5:20:22 AM PDT by mistfree (You're responsible for your spelling of Yore)
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To: Puckster

Damn, you beat me to it.


27 posted on 10/01/2012 5:21:59 AM PDT by mistfree (You're responsible for your spelling of Yore)
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