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Obama as George Costanza: Behind the scenes of Obama’s debate recovery
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Posted on 10/09/2012 5:30:38 AM PDT by TigerClaws

A recent Obama rally in the battleground state of Colorado turned into something of a Seinfeldian air. Not because it was about nothing, it wasn't. But because the president responded to attacks from challenger Mitt Romney in a way he had not done during Wednesday's debate -- when 67 million Americans were watching.

On that night, Romney told the president, "You said you get a deduction for taking a plant overseas. Look, I've been in business for 25 years. I have no idea what you're talking about. I maybe need to get a new accountant."

For all the talking by the Obama campaign about Romney's taxes and off shore accounts, the president didn't say anything. Not a thing! Until 14 hours later.

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1 posted on 10/09/2012 5:30:41 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

Can’t stands ya!! How fitting!


2 posted on 10/09/2012 5:32:37 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: TigerClaws

And we all know what an intelligent, selfless, and hard-working person George Costanza was.


3 posted on 10/09/2012 5:34:35 AM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: TigerClaws

obama didn’t say anything for 14 hours?

Of course not, he never had a teleprompter during the debate where the real obama is filtered out. He cannot think outside of his marxist America hating box, so if he would have said anything it would have made matters worse for him.


4 posted on 10/09/2012 5:37:11 AM PDT by redfreedom (Just a simpleton enjoying the freedoms a fly-over/red state has to offer.)
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To: TigerClaws

Hey Barky, some store is on the phone, they say they want you back..............


5 posted on 10/09/2012 5:41:13 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: redfreedom

Nor did he challenge the truth of Romney’s assertion. He made an ignorant joke, but he cited no ‘law’ or statute in the tax code to back up his own statement. So where is it? Maybe it’s not really there?


6 posted on 10/09/2012 5:41:47 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason)
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To: TigerClaws
At speech in Colorado," Weigel tweeted, "President Obama tells Americans that the jerk store has run out of Mitt Romney."

The analogy in this story fits perfectly... even the ending, which should have included with "... and Mitt Romney retorts, 'That should come as no surprise. YOU'RE their all-time best seller.!"

7 posted on 10/09/2012 5:45:46 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: TigerClaws

From the comments section:

“romneys first act is to appoint obama as ambassador to libya”


8 posted on 10/09/2012 5:46:10 AM PDT by Holly_P
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To: TigerClaws
At speech in Colorado," Weigel tweeted, "President Obama tells Americans that the jerk store has run out of Mitt Romney."

The analogy in this story fits perfectly... even the ending, which should have included "... and Mitt Romney retorts, 'That should come as no surprise. YOU'RE their all-time best seller.!"

9 posted on 10/09/2012 5:46:22 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: TigerClaws

the jerk store ran out of jerks, love it


10 posted on 10/09/2012 6:04:43 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: MestaMachine

That is my point also. If there is such a law he had 14 hrs to find it and quote it in that speech——he didn’t.

He intimated that Romney was a jerk, when does a president call his opponent a jerk?

He called Romney Big Bird. I will take Big Bird over Urkle any day.


11 posted on 10/09/2012 6:06:48 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: redfreedom
Of course not, he never had a teleprompter during the debate where the real obama is filtered out. He cannot think outside of his marxist America hating box, so if he would have said anything it would have made matters worse for him.

The second presidential debate will be in "town meeting" format. They will do what they need to do to ensure that all Obama's questions are from shills, where the answers will be in Obama's notes, while all Romney questions will be "gotcha" questions.

12 posted on 10/09/2012 6:08:38 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Charlie Daniels - Payback Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWwTJj_nosI)
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To: MestaMachine

Yep. There’s tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. There is a business expense of moving - overseas or to Chicago.

I didn’t see much factchecker activity on that boner. And I bet dimes to donuts Obama is still using it.


13 posted on 10/09/2012 6:13:38 AM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: MestaMachine
"You said you get a deduction for taking a plant overseas. Look, I've been in business for 25 years. I have no idea what you're talking about. I maybe need to get a new accountant."

I will go with Romney on this one. Yes, there may be various tax credits or deductions you may receive doing business overseas to avoid double taxation--much of it due to reciprocity with other nations--but I doubt there is any incentive to relocate overseas apart from the lower labor costs and regulatory burden.

The point is that instead of the US trying to penalize US and multinationals from relocating to overseas locations, we should be trying to create a welcoming business climate that attracts businesses here. Millions of Americans are being employed by foreign firms. Hell, the Italians bought Chrysler. Obama is an idiot.

14 posted on 10/09/2012 6:14:14 AM PDT by kabar
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To: TigerClaws

It’s not you Barry, it’s us.


15 posted on 10/09/2012 6:15:59 AM PDT by DManA
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To: TigerClaws

Next thing you know he is going to tell us that was Art Vandelay at the debate not Barak Obama.


16 posted on 10/09/2012 6:22:54 AM PDT by BobinIL
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To: generally

Does this mean Obama takes naps under the desk in the Oval Office?


17 posted on 10/09/2012 6:25:51 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: PapaBear3625
All Mitt has to do is stomp on the question then attack.
Example:
Q: Are you concerned that your gaffe about criticizing the President of the United States of America’s Mid-East policies caused the rape and murder of US citizens abroad may make you an accessory to murder?”

A: I am more concerned with the Mid East policy of the unknown person who has gained control of both the Presidency and the Media is to unite the moon worshiping inhabitants under the banner of the Muslim Brotherhood which was spawned eighty years ago with the help and approval of Adolph Hitler.
Obama is a fraud and is the enemy of the Constitution and plans to make all Americans either subservient to his evil god or dead. Either way it does not matter to scum such as this impostor that now threatens all that is good and decent in the world.
The current regime has declared war on freedom, on free enterprise, and on freedom of thoughts and expression. The only thing that Obama and his evil minions, and I do not exclude the moderator, have accomplished in the last few years is to prove that Freedom is fragile.
WE THE PEOPLE must unite to stop this vile creature from dowsing the last lamp of freedom on the planet.
This is the moment in history, that YOU decide the fate of your children and grandchildren.
America has two centuries of being an exceptional role model of freedom and advancement of all that is good and decent, because when the time of defending our inalienable rights from attack, our ancestors have stood shoulder to shoulder to squash the enemy of good. The enemy of justice. The enemy of opportunity. The enemy of freedom.
My fellow Americans, now is the time to stand up and be counted.
The time is NOW to throw out this regime and to right the wrongs of their demented plans.

18 posted on 10/09/2012 6:28:57 AM PDT by RavenLooneyToon (Tail gunner Joe was right.)
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To: TigerClaws; MotleyGirl70; Cagey; Mr. Brightside; earlJam; Rb ver. 2.0; lesser_satan; Taffini; ...

19 posted on 10/09/2012 7:07:58 AM PDT by Gamecock
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To: TigerClaws
Krauthamer, for once got it wrong. He called it "Stair Case Wit". It means wit you gain as you are walking down the stair case, leaving the event, and wish you had said while you were there.

It's really "Teleprompter Wit". That's wit someone who is dumber than a box of rocks gains as he reads a teleprompter.

20 posted on 10/09/2012 7:12:03 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: TigerClaws

The “o” is George with the Pensky file. He sits at his desk all day long with the Pensky file but has no idea what’s in it and how to analyse it. The “o” sits in the oval office or golf course scared to death that someone will get by his layers of protection and ask him a question of substance. Hopefully the same thing will happen to “o”...his boss came back to the office and gave him the boot.


21 posted on 10/09/2012 7:32:57 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: TigerClaws
Is it LUPUS!
22 posted on 10/09/2012 7:48:47 AM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: TigerClaws
This piece by Tapper is actually quite devastating, because it sets up the question so many people were asking after the debate:

"Is this man really the President of the United States?"

And Tapper gives the answer:

"No, he just plays one on TV!"

23 posted on 10/09/2012 7:51:55 AM PDT by milagro (There is no peace in appeasement.)
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To: TigerClaws

Hey, Obama, the jerk store called and their out of YOU!


24 posted on 10/09/2012 7:58:06 AM PDT by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: MarineBrat

It’s never lupus.


25 posted on 10/09/2012 8:02:26 AM PDT by old and tired
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To: TigerClaws

LOL:

Jerry: ‘The ocean called, they’re running outta shrimp’?

George: Yeah, yeah, yeah. But then, I said to him, ‘Oh yeah? Well, the jerk store called, and they’re running outta you.’

Jerry: (Smiling) Really? That’s great. You said that to him?

George: (Confessing) Well, actually, I thought it up on the way over here.

Jerry: Oh. That’s not quite the same.


26 posted on 10/09/2012 8:36:09 AM PDT by GOPJ (You only establish a feel for the line by having crossed it. - - Freeper One Name)
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