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Obama 'believed he had BEATEN Romney' in Denver debate - after ignoring advice
dailymail ^ | 10-9-12

Posted on 10/09/2012 1:58:02 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch

When President Barack Obama stepped off the stage in Denver last week the 60 million Americans watching the debate against Mitt Romney already knew it had been a disaster for him.

But what nobody knew, until now, was that Obama believed he had actually won.

In an extraordinary insight into the events leading up to the 90 minute showdown which changed the face of the election, a Democrat close to the Obama campaign today reveals that the President also did not take his debate preparation seriously, ignored the advice of senior aides and ignored one-liners that had been prepared to wound Romney.

The Democrat said that Obama's inner circle was dismayed at the 'disaster' and that he believed the central problem was that the President was so disdainful of Romney that he didn't believe he needed to engage with him.

'President Obama made it clear he wanted to be doing anything else - anything - but debate prep,' the Democrat said. 'He kept breaking off whenever he got the opportunity and never really focused on the event. 'He went into the debate armed with a number of one-liners to throw at Romney, including at least two about Romney not caring about 47 per cent of the country. But he decided not to use them.'

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: debate; debates; moron; obamasfault; obamateur

1 posted on 10/09/2012 1:58:05 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch
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To: InvisibleChurch

Narcissists never can accept their failures.


2 posted on 10/09/2012 2:00:04 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: InvisibleChurch

Whadda chump!


3 posted on 10/09/2012 2:00:28 PM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: InvisibleChurch
But what nobody knew, until now, was that Obama believed he had actually won...talk about being out of touch.....
4 posted on 10/09/2012 2:00:41 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: InvisibleChurch
Clueless Pictures, Images and Photos
5 posted on 10/09/2012 2:01:33 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: InvisibleChurch

He is so used to just dialing it in. He’s an affirmative action president - no need to do real work, just look CONfident and you get a pass.


6 posted on 10/09/2012 2:02:42 PM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: Intolerant in NJ

He actually believes he’s as brilliant as his sycophantic sheeperals say he is.


7 posted on 10/09/2012 2:03:57 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: InvisibleChurch

A ass!


8 posted on 10/09/2012 2:05:56 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I think this is just more blarney to explain away the dismal performance. He is who he was at the debate.


9 posted on 10/09/2012 2:06:24 PM PDT by Puddleglum (http://www.facebook.com/paulhawkinsauthoradventurerexplorer)
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To: InvisibleChurch

Channeling his inner mahdi?


10 posted on 10/09/2012 2:06:50 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: InvisibleChurch

My own personal theory was that he was on drugs, and I don’t mean prescriptions................

OR

That he was in withdrawal...............


11 posted on 10/09/2012 2:12:11 PM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: InvisibleChurch

Poor delusional Barry... doin’ them drugs will do it to ya!


12 posted on 10/09/2012 2:15:03 PM PDT by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: InvisibleChurch

Sure, makes sense.

His whole life is an Affirmative Action saga. Someone was always there to turn his C into an A and say “good job!” when in reality he had made a total fustercluck of things.

You don’t just suddenly break out of that in middle age.


13 posted on 10/09/2012 2:16:57 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: InvisibleChurch
Obama believed he had actually won.

I can believe he believed it. Narcissists over value their own performance, sometimes to extremes. The classic narcissistic respone is to do something ordinary but see it as special because he is the one doing it.

14 posted on 10/09/2012 2:17:43 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: InvisibleChurch


15 posted on 10/09/2012 2:20:12 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Narcissists never can accept their failures.

A narcissist also can't accept advice, because that would mean admitting that someone knew more than he did. That's why the Liberal Messiah could not, and likely still can't, accept anyone's advice. He believes He's always a success and that everyone loves Him.

16 posted on 10/09/2012 2:20:12 PM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: Repeal 16-17

Then I think he’s gonna be shocked on November 6.


17 posted on 10/09/2012 2:23:10 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: InvisibleChurch

18 posted on 10/09/2012 2:24:34 PM PDT by Morris70
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To: All

Has anyone ever figured out what in the hell does a land grant college have to do with the economy?


19 posted on 10/09/2012 2:26:13 PM PDT by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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To: InvisibleChurch

"My god, I *am* naked!"


20 posted on 10/09/2012 2:28:03 PM PDT by The Duke
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To: ilovesarah2012
Then I think he’s gonna be shocked on November 6.

I think he likely will become suicidal and will need some serious professional attention.


21 posted on 10/09/2012 2:31:56 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: InvisibleChurch
Every bit of this article is BS of the first order. Rush had a man on that was a professional at reading lips... and after the debate as obama and romney shook hands... obama mouthed to Romney... “I believe you won this one”. LIARS TRYING TO COVER FOR FAILURE... THAT is the obama campaign.

LLS

22 posted on 10/09/2012 2:39:52 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("If it looks like you are not gonna make it you gotta get mean, I mean plumb mad-dog mean" J. Wales)
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To: InvisibleChurch

Again - this is a distraction trying to infer obama could have whopped ass but just didn’t want to dirty his bands. Baloney. It wasn’t that obama was so awful so much as romney was energized and firing on all cyclinders. Obama didn’t just have a bad night (which is fixable). Obama said the same crap he always says. So the story is not about obama - it is about romney


23 posted on 10/09/2012 2:46:05 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: ilovesarah2012
Then I think he’s gonna be shocked on November 6.

He may be suicidal on November 6; alternatively, he may be the world's most dangerous man on that date, out to exact revenge on the U.S. public for denying him his "birthright" of power over us.

Still, either of those would be better than another 4 years under Bathhouse Barry (no pun intended), since I believe that he will completely run the U.S. into the ground by then (whether on purpose or through sheer incompetence).

24 posted on 10/09/2012 2:46:24 PM PDT by Ancesthntr (Why do libs think that a half-white multi-millionairre really cares about them?)
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To: ilovesarah2012

“the central problem was that the President was so disdainful of Romney that he didn’t believe he needed to engage with him.

For which we will all be eternally grateful. :)


25 posted on 10/09/2012 2:53:11 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: InvisibleChurch
The thing that struck me as I was watching it, and still does, is his looking down all the time. Not what he said, he never really says anything interesting or new. His personality was the problem at the debate, not his practicing or lack thereof.
26 posted on 10/09/2012 2:53:14 PM PDT by PghBaldy (I am sick of Obama's and Hillary's apologies to muslims, especially after 11 September 2012.)
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To: InvisibleChurch
Even before the debate, some advisers were worried that Obama, who had been distracted and detached . . .

Yep. Can't focus, doesn't want to do hard work. His mind easily wanders. He daydreams and doodles instead of focusing on the task at hand. He's a classic slacker who is too lazy to pay attention.

27 posted on 10/09/2012 2:58:21 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: ilovesarah2012

“Narcissists never can accept their failures.”

You’re right, it was inconceivable to him that he could ever lose anything. He’s had everything handed to him all his life. He thinks himself so grand that anything he wants is his. The Harvard education, the Illinois Senate, the U.S. Senate and even the presidency, handed to him, he didn’t earn or deserve any of it.

He is the undisputed King of all Narcissists.


28 posted on 10/09/2012 2:59:42 PM PDT by Holly_P
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To: InvisibleChurch

I remember the debates of ‘08, Obama wasn’t that bad, it may be debatable whether or not he out debated McCain but he definitely did better in ‘08 than in ‘12 and we may be certain that he will approach the next debate with a different persona.


29 posted on 10/09/2012 3:03:16 PM PDT by Holly_P
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To: InvisibleChurch

He flew to Las vegas on our plane, burned our fuel to get there to prepare and then he didn’t prepare?

What did he do while he was there?

In the history of the United States no President has traveled as much as this character. Electing Mitt Romney will save us millions in fuel costs.


30 posted on 10/09/2012 3:21:35 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Then I think he’s gonna be shocked on November 6.

I think he likely will become suicidal and will need some serious professional attention.

I will be glad to loan him some rope, just make sure I get it back. I also have some corrugated hose for his tailpipe,
I want that back too.


31 posted on 10/09/2012 3:21:35 PM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: InvisibleChurch
The look on Mooshell’s face when she got on stage said she didn't think the narcissist won. She looked like she would whoop his sorry self, and anyone else in her way.
32 posted on 10/09/2012 3:32:50 PM PDT by nclaurel
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To: InvisibleChurch
yeah, right...

33 posted on 10/09/2012 3:32:59 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: newnhdad

“Has anyone ever figured out what in the hell does a land grant college have to do with the economy?”

Exceed the performance of Ivy leagues?


34 posted on 10/09/2012 3:37:12 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: InvisibleChurch
Nonsense. One look at that photo of he and Michelle Obama taken onstage immediately post-debate tells me all I need to know. She's radiating disgust and Obama himself looks shaken and sheepish.

The question is why the Daily Mail would publish this. It's counter-spin of a very peculiar sort, and I do not see the benefit, but I know what I saw in their facial expressions and body language.

35 posted on 10/09/2012 3:42:42 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: InvisibleChurch

Obama is such an egotist he believes his own propaganda. At least Clinton knew damn well he was lying.


36 posted on 10/09/2012 4:02:14 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: RegulatorCountry

I agree with you. During the debate my husband commented that he had never seen a black man blush due to mounting anger. Obama was blushing with anger. All that was missing was steam coming from those rather large ears!


37 posted on 10/09/2012 4:03:38 PM PDT by classified
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To: InvisibleChurch

Wait.... you mean it wasn’t the altitude??

Obama was out of his league and he knew it. The recognition of his own failure was easy to see on his face during the entire debate. He knew he couldn’t defend his miserable record, not against a man with the facts and one not afraid to use them.

The Obama’s know it’s over, they just don’t want to admit it. I look FORWARD to their Day of Tears, when that filthy tribe is forced to leave our White House for the final time.


38 posted on 10/09/2012 4:20:32 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: ilovesarah2012

He’s delusional. He thinks putting the Muslim Brotherhood in power and putting jihadists on Afghanistan bases is a winning strategy, too.

Liberals never measure what damage their ideology has done and adjust accordingly. Multiculturalism’s revision of leftist history is not all it’s cracked up to be. All they have is the cult of personality, slogans and destruction.


39 posted on 10/09/2012 5:13:53 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: RegulatorCountry

>>The question is why the Daily Mail would publish this. It’s counter-spin of a very peculiar sort, and I do not see the benefit, but I know what I saw in their facial expressions and body language. <<

The Daily Mail is a conservative paper; or at least they post a LOT of conservative articles.


40 posted on 10/09/2012 6:35:02 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (John Roberts did more to endanger the lives of Americans than all 9/11 hijackers combined.)
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