Skip to comments.Team Obama Blames John Kerry for Debate Loss
Posted on 10/06/2012 4:16:14 PM PDT by tapatio
The Obama campaign has been reeling since losing the first Presidential debate of this election cycle in front of 67 million viewers. They've tried--and thus far failed--to craft a narrative to explain away the debacle in Denver. Previously, we reported to you that Obama Senior Advisor David Plouffe, who ran the President's successful 2008 campaign, (falsely) accused Mitt Romney of lying. In a rare comedic moment from the typically robotic former Vice President Al Gore, he suggested on Current TV that the Mile High City's altitude was the reason Obama was low on energy and enthusiasm. Neither of those caught on with the mainstream pro-Obama media.
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I don’t even speak Chinese, but I was LMAO!
You signed up TWO DAYS AGO to post your eternal wisdom?
The Smell of Ozone is Strong With This One!
Somehow I ended up on a left wing mailing list of Move On. This is an email re how the left wing progressives feel about the debate:
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That was infuriating.
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We can’t let Romney “win” the debate on a boatload of lies.
He lied about his tax plan, his deficit plan, and Medicare. He lied about what “Obamacare” would do. He lied, baldly and convincingly, about Obama’s entire presidency.1
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Last night was more of the same.
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I'm sure it had to have already been mentioned elsewhere, though I haven't seen it, but I think this speaks volumes about the real nature of their marriage together.
The debate schedules were put in place months ago. You don't think someone from Team Obama, particularly TOTUS or FLOTUS themselves, would've mentioned that Wednesday, October 3rd, was a landmark anniversary date (20th year) and the debate should be scheduled for another night?! OK, rule Monday out because of MNF, but why not Tuesday or Thursday?
Was avoiding going head-to-head against Dancing With The Stars, or some other vacuous tv show, more important than your 20th wedding anniversary?!
Who is the guy in the cowboy hat and what movie was he in? I see his picture all the time and I can’t remember.
Point worth repeating. In all our/your/everyone's slicing and dicing and analyzing, we've overlooked the fact that Obama has not yet manned up and taken the blame for his poor performance. He has yet to say, "I did poorly and it was my fault."
That is the difference between what we've got, and what the People expected in a President. Buck stops, etc. etc.
I hope the people who believed the media crap in 2008 are finally, now, repenting at leisure.
Oh, and guys? We told you so!!!
Okay, you win the Recondite Reference of the Week Award for that one .... going all the way back to George Romney's "I was brainwashed about Vietnam" blivet. Good fetch.
You've just described the typical privlege-academy product who goes into government, his eyes glowing in the dark with his power need, to work long hours for a pittance, just so he can get his hands on something.
And they all want to have cool armored trains and firing squads, like Zhivago's Strelnikov.
Noam Chomsky called them "the New Mandarins". Newsweek, 15 years ago, followed Chomsky when their writers described as "Mandarins" the rising tide of the "new style" politicians like Bill Clinton, Lamar Alexander, the Kennedys, and the rest of the privilege-academy products who never worked an honest job in their lives and don't intend to.
His name is Powers Booth....
It’s nothing. I’m a geezer.
With this narcissist, it’s ALWAYS the fault of someone else.
Look in the mirror, Hussein. It’s YOU. YOUR Fault. Say it...”SAY IT!!!” (Sam Kinison....paging Sam Kinison...”
ya know, I think I'm going to italicize-quote the little doofus's screed from now on, just to avoid such inconveniences. Good suggestion.
And as always, the Satchmo ZOT is soooo cool!
"SAY IT! SAY IT!!!"
Obliged to ya Sarge....
Sam was one-of-a-kind...
“Yeah...I’ll tell ya how to end World Hunger...MOVE TO WHERE THE FOOD IS!!!!”
BAHHAAAA! I had to pull up that clip off YouTube just now!
Know you're being facetious, but...
Yup, the same guy who supposedly took fire in Cambodia on Christmas - bwahahaha. The same guy who requested safe off-shore swift boat duty (for base comforts versus haze gray and under way), until said boats were re-assigned up river into the "sh*t", much to Kerry's chagrin.
The same guy who got his 3 Purple Hearts from scratches to bug out of VN (within 6 months?), one of which he put in himself. The same guy who a following swift boat 50 cal gunner (best viewpoint on said boat) said he turned his boat and ran, leaving the other two boats in the midst of a cross-fire.
The same guy who threw his medals over the fence at the WH and testified against his shipmates and other forces in VN. Yes, the very same POS.
Crisply accurate call. This debate really pushed the godling in their faces, they guy they've been saying for four solid years practically walked on water.
Now they're getting a taste of reality -- this guy walks on golf courses. And it shows. His work ethic showed in his debate prep. It all showed.
In 1972, the media drones, rebuffed and rejected by the People in the Coven's 9:1 choice of McGovern over Nixon, set out vindictively to "prove" the People wrong and justify their favoritism for a parlor-pink senator.
Now the shoe is on the other foot, and all they can do is look on helplessly as their handiwork, their lovingly tooled train-wreck of a candidate, begins to come apart on national television.
Jumped-up rent-boy, weed-puffing playboy, down-low phony with a phonied-up and covered-up past, Manchurian handlers and jihadi pals, Saudi money, shady connections all over the place, even a few Arkancides here and there -- let it all come out.
When it's over, please God, ever so many of these self-made giants of the Democratic Party will be in prison, including everyone who signed affidavits and guaranties of this imposter's bona fides. That means you, Nancy Pelosi. And you, Tom Daschle. And Vernon Jordan -- you get a year in federal, just for "walking him around". Axelgrease, Holder, Plouffe, Jarrett, Jennings the Child-Molester, all the Communist conspirators, the czars, the helpers, the handlers -- everybody falls.
HAHA!!! I just went on a Sam Kinison video spree on YouTube.
Man, that guy was frigging hilarious...I just sw the episode of Married With Children where he was Al’s Guardian Angel.
Many clips of him on Rodney Dangerfield’s show out there, too.
I remember Sam well, and miss his comedy. He died too young.
Reality bites -- hadn't heard that one. So he tried to fox the detailers and find a cushy groove that would allow him to wait out the war sucking down brews on an anchored LST and then say, years later on the stump, "I served in-country, I'm a 'Nam veteran" -- and they sent him up the river into the Delta? Ex-cellent.
The same guy who threw his medals over the fence at the WH ....
Additional detail, FRiend -- they weren't his medals. He talked another guy out of his medals and threw those over the fence. He kept his. Only now he can't show them, he doesn't dare.
Does Kerry get another Purple Heart for taking the Denver hit? This hit might sting longer than the first ones.
Don’t forget the ATMs.
Exactly. As long as he continues to blame everyone but the man in the mirror, he’ll continue to fail to fix the debate problem.
There’s no way he’s going to get back the brain cells he smoked away. Even with the teleprompter, he talks like a high school kid reading a report. His voice inflection is way out of sync with the content of his wording.
That’s Powers Booth. He was Curly Bill Brocius in Tombstone. That’s the source for the photo. The statement, “Well, Bye!” was from a scene where the Earps were leaving Tombstone for California.
Always will be. After all, he IS Satchmo...