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Dems Don't Know What Hit 'Em
Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 4, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 10/04/2012 2:57:40 PM PDT by Kaslin

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RUSH: I was particularly satisfied last night, folks, because do you realize what happened? Substance was the big winner. Not style. Not emotion. Substance. Ideas. I have been longing for ideas, ideology, whatever you want to say. Ideas in this campaign. Last night we got it. People on the left are running around saying, "Why wasn't Obama prepared? Why didn't he show up prepared?" You see, that, too, is very illustrative. It assumes that Obama was ever prepared for this. He wasn't. Just as Romney and conservatives are a collection of caricatures which are totally inaccurate, so is Obama. Messiah, brilliant, postpartisan, postracial, smartest guy that's ever run for office, we never had anybody like this. The guy's a community organizer, an agitator. He had no experience.

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He wasn't prepared for this job ever. He's not prepared for this job now. The left does not get it. They never will get it until they understand conservatism. And they're never going to do that because they're never going to treat it seriously, take it seriously, or give us or it any respect whatsoever. So as such they're always gonna be out of it, perplexed and curious. They're never going to understand why, when it happens, they lose elections. They'll chalk up a whole bunch of reasons which are wrong and irrelevant. But Obama hasn't been prepared ever for this job. He's not qualified. It's above his pay grade. He is in over his head.

Let's start with some audio sound bites. I mentioned his closing argument. There are some who are saying at least he got it together then. I didn't think so. I thought it was more rambling and more wandering, searching in vain for some coherence. (imitating Obama) "In fact, if you vote for me a second time, I'll fight, I'll fight for you as hard as --" what was that? Student council presidency on the line last night? Listen to this, 'cause I missed it last night. I have to read captioning, I was trying to listen at the same time, but I missed what's in this.

OBAMA: All those things are designed to make sure that the American people, their genius, their grit, their determination is -- is channeled and -- and they have an opportunity to succeed. And everybody's getting a fair shot and everybody's getting a fair share. Everybody's doing a fair share and everybody's playing by the same rules.

RUSH: I missed the "getting a fair share" part last night. It went by me, I was distracted. But this whole thing, "designed to make sure the American people, their genius, their grit, their determination," he doesn't believe any of that. He couldn't sell it because he doesn't believe any of it. It came off as rocky and uncomfortable and staccato. He doesn't believe it. He's trying to remember it, "Okay, what'll sound good here? I know I gotta sound like I believe in entrepreneurism. I gotta sound like I believe in Capitalism. I gotta sound here like I believe in free markets." So that comes out as their genius, their grit, their determination channeled and they have an opportunity to succeed, and it's a fair shot and it's a fair share. He couldn't help himself. Lanny Davis was on Fox this morning, America's Newsroom, being interviewed by Martha MacCallum. He was beside himself. He said, "Why don't you people on the Democrat side just admit Obama lost?"

DAVIS: I'm not very happy with the president's performance. I think he did poorly. For the Obama campaign to put the spokesman on, and I'm sure she's doing her best, and not to admit that he had a bad night. The way to do this is to say, "Mr. President, look at Governor Romney, smile, be gracious, don't look down and take notes while the man is talking to you."

RUSH: Who's he talking about here? He is talking about the president of the United States, who was what? The most brilliant, the most qualified, the messianic. He's giving him sixth grade debate instruction. He's treating him like this is the junior high debate review. No, you look at your opponent. You don't look down at the podium. You stand on both feet with your weight equally distributed. You don't slouch on just one foot. Who are we talking about here? Look at how they have been reduced to critiquing. I mean, you compare this to the way this man was given to us and presented to us four years ago, and this is one of the greatest descents, one of the greatest falls from great heights that I have ever seen, and they don't know why. They still don't get what happened. They're flailing. They're trying to come up with explanations to make sense to them in their contexts.

They have no clue, folks. Here's the rest of Lanny Davis...

DAVIS: -- as admitting that he had a bad night. I know she doesn't believe what she was saying as she was saying it. She was reading talking points, and that doesn't help our cause of electing Barack Obama.

WOMAN: Right. I... I... I...

DAVIS: He has a habit where, instead of look at the person that's addressing him, he looks down and takes notes. Get rid of the notes! You're not studying for an exam!

RUSH: Wait.

DAVIS: The Obama campaign, rather than putting --

RUSH: Wait a second.

DAVIS: -- the spin out --

RUSH: Wait a --

DAVIS: -- should say, "Look, our guy had a bad night."

RUSH: What?

DAVIS: "But he's right on policies."

RUSH: Wait a minute.

DAVIS: Then everyone should say, "Okay."

RUSH: Wait.

DAVIS: "That's honest."

RUSH: Wait, wait! Wait a minute! Wait a minute. Stephanie Cutter...? What he's talking about is this spokesman. "She doesn't really believe what she's saying." Really? That's right. They never really believe what they're saying, when you get right down to it. "She was just reading talking points." What was she saying that he was criticizing? She blaming the moderator. She blaming the replacement refs!

Stephanie Cutter was blaming Lehrer for lousy questions and losing control of the debate. And Lanny Davis is saying, "She doesn't really mean that." Yes, she does! Yes, she does mean it, when you get right down to it. "But he's got a habit, instead of looking at the person..." Let me tell you the truth of the matter here, folks. You want to really know the truth? Do you know why we got us what we got last night?

Because Barack Obama thinks it's beneath him to have to show up to this thing. It's one thing to show up and debate a fellow liberal like Hillary Clinton. But to have to show up to this? You know he doesn't like Mitt Romney at all. Mitt Romney represents everything Obama despises about this country: Success, wealth, everything! The whole Romney family, the whole existence, the whole picture, the whole career.

That's what Obama resents and what he thinks is wrong with this country, and he just thinks it's beneath him to have to show up and do this last night. He's president, for God's sake! He's gonna run the world someday. He has to show up and do this? To hell with it! Now, the one excuse, and maybe it's been said. I haven't heard it. It may be out there. If it's not out there, it will be, and it'll filter out to the Democrat Undergrounds and the Daily Koses and all the blogs at MSNBC.

"Don't... don't... don’t worry. This is strategic. Nobody remembers the first debate. No, no, no, no. The next two, Obama is gonna cream him! They got him right where they want him. We sandbagged him. We set him up. Now Romney and the Republicans think that Obama's toast. Now they think that Obama is clueless. Now they think Obama doesn't know what he's doing!

"And we're gonna come out and we're gonna bury Romney in the next two, and those two are closer to the election. Nobody's gonna remember this." If that hasn't been said yet, it will be. (interruption) Has it been said? Have you heard that? (interruption) Yeah, it's going to be. (interruption) "Does Obama know he got his butt kicked last night?" Well, I'm sure people tell him. This is the thing: I don't know psychology. I'm not psychologist, psychiatrist.

Somebody will have to tell me: Are narcissists capable of acknowledging they got their butt kicked? (interruption) Well, yeah, Michelle did, but that may not count. He might even resent that. I don't know. I just need to have somebody tell me about narcissism. Can a narcissist conceive of his own mistakes and acknowledge 'em to the degree that they've happened, or is he constantly in denial? I don't know.

All I know is that they have no clue what really happened and why.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: 2012debates; debate; mittromney; obama

1 posted on 10/04/2012 2:57:50 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin; null and void

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A52p9jc-gOo

:)


2 posted on 10/04/2012 3:06:04 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a mad man's face, his reason tends to fly away.)
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To: Kaslin
The best analogy I know of would be the demise of HMS Hood in the Demark Straits but, if you really want an anology from the realm of prize fighting... Roberto Duran was probably the most technically perfect professional boxer of our age and the fight with Hector Thompson was probably his hardest lightweight fight, the two punches which ended that one were unbelievable:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ksuNR7pxcU

3 posted on 10/04/2012 3:28:03 PM PDT by varmintman (November Sixth || Obunga is Through || Bork Obunga || Before He Borks You || Burma Shave)
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To: Kaslin

He is just not that bright. On Fox this morning John Sununu said what everyone on Washingtom knows but dare not saw aloud. HE IS NOT THAT BRIGHT. he will not do better next debate.


4 posted on 10/04/2012 3:58:39 PM PDT by Hildy (F"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates)
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To: Hildy

I’ve said for four years if Baraq was a 1600 SAT, 4.0 in college, and ripped the LSAT, those documents would be framed in gold and hanging on the WH Press room walls.


5 posted on 10/04/2012 4:01:11 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: Kaslin

That’s not egg on your faces, Dems. The 0bama hit the fan.


6 posted on 10/04/2012 4:10:42 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Kaslin
Rush was real good today. He is right. The Left will never understand Conservatism. They have some kind of defect in their mental wiring. They are able to convince themselves that lies are the truth. And they use this mental defect to misalign observable reality until it agrees with their crooked belief system. They will never test their belief system against reality in a logical way.

It is a childlike existence.

7 posted on 10/04/2012 4:13:49 PM PDT by Upstate NY Guy
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To: Kaslin

Like I said in another post, this reminds me of a pool shark throwing away the first two games of a three game set, only to run the table on the third and most important game when the stakes are super high.

He’s a street thug who firmly believes white folk fall for the head fake every time.


8 posted on 10/04/2012 4:21:40 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat
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To: Kaslin

Does Rush really think Romney is a conservative?


9 posted on 10/04/2012 6:26:58 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Kaslin

From what he’s saying today, Obama is in denial. “ That wasn’t the real Mitt Romney”


10 posted on 10/04/2012 6:49:38 PM PDT by Figment
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To: Kaslin

Mike Tyson is thinking today, “maybe they’ll forget about Buster Douglas now”


11 posted on 10/04/2012 6:51:24 PM PDT by Figment
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To: ConradofMontferrat

The problem with that has been pointed out, Obama has no idea how to play pool.

He does not have any defendable ideas to present in a debate


12 posted on 10/04/2012 6:55:42 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: Balding_Eagle
You are so right...and it goes beyond this purple lipped prince and his handler Soros...you cannot publicly defend communist, socialist ideas. When you have to try to disguise them as something good for the people and get called on it, you are left flat footed.

The progressive aim to to slowly introduce and gain acceptance, but our Constitution thwarts that every, and I mean every time...as it is doing just that now. I have soooooooo much respect for the authors of our Constitution.

13 posted on 10/04/2012 7:00:09 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Are you behind a "Blade of Grass?")
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To: varmintman

Are you trying to compare Obama to Duran? The only thing they have in common is, in that clip, Duran was a lightweight


14 posted on 10/04/2012 7:04:21 PM PDT by Figment
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To: ConradofMontferrat

Simpler explanation. He really is a dunce


15 posted on 10/04/2012 7:07:27 PM PDT by Figment
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To: Figment
No, I was comparing the knockout in that clip to what happened last night. Again the only other really good analogy I could come up with was the destruction of HMS Hood.

Duran was a natural junior welter if there's such a thing as an ideal weight division for a fighter. He and Roy Jones had the same basic problem i.e. at some point they had scared everybody close to their sizes into the woodwork and had to start beating up progressively bigger people to make money at it. At that point, you need to switch to some other sport.

16 posted on 10/04/2012 7:40:16 PM PDT by varmintman (November Sixth || Obunga is Through || Bork Obunga || Before He Borks You || Burma Shave)
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To: Figment

More like Duran vs Loenard with Duran saying, “No Mas.”


17 posted on 10/04/2012 7:50:24 PM PDT by ebshumidors ( Marksmanship and YOUR heritage http://www.appleseedinfo.org)
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To: ConradofMontferrat
Like I said in another post, this reminds me of a pool shark throwing away the first two games of a three game set, only to run the table on the third and most important game when the stakes are super high.

But Obama is not that smart, so this analogy won't play out.

Also, a lot of Independents and fence-sitters watched the first debate, just to see how Romney is. After the debate, most probably made up their mind to vote for Romney and not Obama. They might not even bother with other debates, having seen Romney as the winner.

I believe the remaining debates won't change voting, most voters have already decided who to vote for. If Romney and Ryan continue do well, the Obama voters may give up and not vote at all. If Romney and Ryan don't do as well in remaining debates, people desperate for change will still vote for Romney.

18 posted on 10/04/2012 7:57:12 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: nascarnation
Quite so. This is a man who had his meat cut for him his entire life.
19 posted on 10/04/2012 8:23:01 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: ConradofMontferrat
Ain't gonna happen, at least not that way. It has been obvious for years that Obama has something wrong with him. Maybe related to the as-yet-unexplained cranial surgery scar on the back right side of his head. Maybe not, maybe just a false-front flunkie of the Left.

He does act like someone with a brain injury however.

20 posted on 10/04/2012 8:27:48 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: ConradofMontferrat

I don’t think Obama has the humility to “play” dumb. This is the guy who had a seal made up for office of the president elect. I think he really is pretty stupid. His performance is what you would expect when a moron debates a smart guy.


21 posted on 10/04/2012 8:35:50 PM PDT by jospehm20
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To: nascarnation
I’ve said for four years if Baraq was a 1600 SAT, 4.0 in college, and ripped the LSAT, those documents would be framed in gold and hanging on the WH Press room walls.

Excellent point, thanks, and worth repeating.

Barky and his boys are given to gloating and celebrating, as over the death of Osama Bin Laden, and when they don't gloat, the silence should be deafening.

If the media were doing their job, someone at one of the network news shows would have pointed that out to us.

Someone at one network did say (I think it was Judy Woodruff at PBS) that it was significant that nobody at the White House or on the Obama campaign had tweeted or messaged out that Obama had won the night, that she'd had not one tweet or like to that effect.

22 posted on 10/05/2012 12:31:16 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Kaslin

bump


23 posted on 10/08/2012 10:50:55 AM PDT by Christian4Bush (PSA. As of 10/08/12, 29/105 days 'til we vote out/take out the trash. (11/6/12, 1/21/13))
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