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Joe Biden Unhinged [not the man the media built....up]
Front Page Magazine ^ | October 12, 2012 | Matthew Vadum

Posted on 10/12/2012 2:00:29 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

As I observed the words and demeanor of Vice President Joe Biden all throughout last night’s debate a line from Hamlet kept running through my mind.

“That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain,” William Shakespeare wrote. How better to sum up the most unctuous, disingenuous vice president in this writer’s lifetime?

The radical left-wing Delawarean showed the same loathsome traits that he displayed during his debate with Sarah Palin four years ago. But this time, because he wasn’t facing a woman he wasn’t walking on eggshells, terrified of offending female voters. This allowed his worst characteristics to rise to the surface, unburdened by natural inhibitions.

While his opponent, Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) was relatively relaxed, Biden was everyone’s obnoxious, overbearing, opinionated relative who makes up for the weakness of his arguments by making them loudly. As conservative comedian Brian Sack tweeted, the debate was “Too Chill Boy vs. Obnoxious Grandaddy.”

Throughout the debate Biden made no attempt to conceal his contempt for Ryan. It is hard to say if Biden showed greater disdain for his adversary than President Obama showed for Mitt Romney in the Colorado conversation last week.

Some observers, buoyed by impossibly high expectations, were destined to be disappointed unless Ryan landed a devastating knockout. Ryan did well but such a punch never came. A knockout always seemed unlikely because Biden is so well known for exaggerating, telling tall tales, and saying downright absurd things.

“The vice president knows sometimes the words don’t come out of your mouth the right way,” Ryan said.

Even though Ryan clearly seemed to be feeling the pressure, he wasn’t cowed by Biden. He taunted the vice president, noting that Biden is “under a lot of duress to make up for lost ground” after Romney pulverized Obama during the debate last week.

Ryan lamented that “hope and change” had been replaced by “attack, blame, and defame.”

“President Obama had his chance,” Ryan said. “He made his choices.”

Ryan rejected the fundamental transformation of America sought by Obama. “We will not try to replace our founding principles,” Ryan said. “We will reapply our founding principles.” Although much younger than Biden, Ryan was the only adult sitting at the table.

One thing is for sure: both Obama and Biden are hardcore haters whose self-esteem exceeds their actual abilities.

Last night the senescent Biden resented being taken on by the sometimes brash, young, handsome, genuinely brilliant lawmaker from Wisconsin.

Never before was so much pricey dental porcelain displayed on live television as the unstatesmanlike Biden, chuckled, mocked, and guffawed his way through the 90-minute encounter. His constant, obnoxious interruptions were tolerated by the moderator, left-wing journalist Martha Raddatz, who frequently challenged Ryan, demanding specifics from the challenger. Raddatz asked little of Biden.

Barely a word of truth escaped the vice president’s lips.

Biden threw the intelligence community under the bus in order to support the Obama administration’s ongoing coverup of the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. From the start the administration portrayed the assault as a spontaneous uprising sparked by anger over an anti-Islam video. For two weeks officials tried to pretend that terrorists weren’t involved.

In the debate Biden said intelligence agencies failed to do their jobs and fed the White House bad information.

The administration didn’t initially know the attack was instigated by terrorists and hadn’t received requests from officials for additional security, Biden said, lying on both counts. Evidence now establishes that the administration learned about the attack before it happened. There is also proof that the late Ambassador Chris Stevens, believing he was marked for death by terrorists, pleaded with the administration to provide additional security. Each day brings new revelations of administration malfeasance in the sorry affair.

Biden dramatically swore to find the killers. “We will track you to the gates of Hell,” he vowed.

Ryan countered that what happened in Benghazi was proof of the “unravelling” of Obama’s foreign policy of weakness and appeasement. Obama has refused to admit that the Islamic world hasn’t abandoned its hostility to the U.S. That would conflict with his messianic narrative in which diverse peoples across the planet are united and inspired by the president.

Romney’s controversial criticism of the Obama administration’s condemnation of an anti-Muslim video nobody saw and that apparently played no role in the Benghazi attack was admirable, Ryan explained.

“It’s never too early to speak up for our values,” Ryan said,

The best Biden could do was to note that left-wing journalists agreed that Romney should have kept his mouth shut. Romney’s criticism of Obama’s apology for the video was “panned by the media all around the world.”

Biden said that Syria was five times larger than Libya. As Newt Gingrich tweeted, Biden was “absurdly” and “totally” wrong. Libya, a huge North African country, is 679,362 square miles compared to Syria which is merely 71,500 square miles in size.

Biden condemned super PACs as “abominations” even though the Obama-Biden team uses them enthusiastically. Priorities USA Action super PAC unleashed the Joe Soptic ad, probably the most dishonest –and certainly the most vicious – presidential campaign ad since Lyndon Johnson’s apocalyptic “Daisy” ad in 1964 painted Barry Goldwater as a budding Dr. Strangelove.

The ad features Soptic explaining directly to the camera how his wife died after Bain Capital, the firm Romney once ran, bought the steel company he worked for and dissolved it. Soptic blames Romney for the loss of his health insurance and subsequent death of his wife.

The Soptic ad was funded by the super PAC’s donors. Among those donors are the alleged comedian Bill Maher and the Service Employees International Union.

Biden invoked class warfare too many times to count and blamed Republicans for the nation’s ballooning debt levels. He said Democrats had saved Medicare by cutting $700-odd billion from the program, a lie Ryan nailed him on. Democrats “got caught with their hands in the cookie jar,” taking the $700 billion and using it to fund Obamacare, Ryan said. If the cuts aren’t reversed Medicare patients will have a much harder time getting seen by doctors.

It wasn’t so much a debate as an argument between a mature person and a toddler.

Clint Eastwood seems to understand what a nonentity Biden is.

During his surprise appearance at the Republican convention in Florida, Eastwood seemed to share my frame of mind about the Cheshire Cat temporarily residing in the U.S. Naval Observatory.

In his extemporaneous riff before an empty chair representing the empty suit that is Barack Obama, Eastwood said, “You’re getting as bad as Biden. Of course we all know Biden is the intellect of the Democratic Party. Just kind of a grin with a body behind it.”

The more Joe Biden smiles, the more voters realize he’s not the man the media built him up to be.


TOPICS: Editorial; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012debates; 2012veep; biden; dopeydems; foreignpolicy; vpdebate
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1 posted on 10/12/2012 2:00:36 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

VP Joe was fairly animated...acting like your goofy Uncle who comes over and sips a six-pack of beer from your fridge, while discussing NHL stikes, WW II, Mickey Mantle, and taxes. I would say this...if we were playing the drinking game last night and the key for the game was VP Joe interrupting Ryan....I would have been fairly drunk by the 30th minute.

I’d like to suggest this....if Romney wins....he ought to go ahead and hire VP Joe to be on his staff as an adviser. It wouldn’t mean we have to take Joe serious, but it’d be entertaining to have him around to pass the slow afternoons.


2 posted on 10/12/2012 2:06:52 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: pepsionice
....have him around to pass the slow afternoons.

There will be NO slow afternoons in the Romney-Ryan administration!

:)

3 posted on 10/12/2012 2:09:12 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: pepsionice

Disagree....there is NOTHING funny about Joe Biden. He is a MEAN ASS UNION THUG.


4 posted on 10/12/2012 2:13:26 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Empty cackling is not a great debate strategy.


5 posted on 10/12/2012 2:17:55 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
[In the debate Biden said intelligence agencies failed to do their jobs and fed the White House bad information.]

Biden is a fool. The intelligence and diplomatic communities have been leaking information to the news media and Congress daily because they're so appalled at the disinformation coming from the White House. Biden threw gasoline on that fire tonight.

6 posted on 10/12/2012 2:21:07 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCtemaHgjyA&feature=youtu.be

7 posted on 10/12/2012 2:21:40 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
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8 posted on 10/12/2012 2:23:19 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

9 posted on 10/12/2012 2:24:38 AM PDT by goron ("Folks, I can tell you I've known eight presidents, three of them intimately." --Joe Biden, 8/22/12)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Joe “Honey Boo-Boo” Biden...Cutest VP EVER!


10 posted on 10/12/2012 2:32:43 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Biden on the Weighty Issues

Our Ambassador to Libya and three other U. S. nationals were slaughtered.  Obama and the State Department refused to give them adequate security staffing.



The U. S. is seen in the region as a slipping super-power...  This is resulting in destabalization, threats to allies, and a leadership vacuum that will lead to threats to peace elsewhere.



Russia and China are vetoing our attempts to get Iran in line.  It may have the bomb in six months to a year, and ways to deliver it threatening Israel and Europe.



Tens of millions of U. S. Citizens are out of work, or are working for dimes on the dollar, compared to what they were earning four years ago.  In Biden's own home town, the unemployment rate is 10%.



Medicare and Social Security are going broke.  Ryan and Romney have a plan.  Obama doesn't.



The Obama/Biden deficit spending is adding a trillion dollars to the U. S. debt each year.



Our military cuts are poised to destroy our defense industry, leaving us with fewer top rate defense contractors, and a military service on a par with our 1915 defense structure.



Obama/Biden have been a domestic failure.  They have been a foreign policy failure.  The nation is in serious decline.



I disagree that this debate won't move anyone in any direction.

First Obama wasn't serious.  Now Biden thinks it's all a great big joke.

Folks, you're underestimating the damage Biden did to the ticket last night. If CNN and NBC are picking up on it, severe damage has been done.
11 posted on 10/12/2012 2:34:02 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (The U. S. Democrat Party, Al Queda's U. S. front organization. And the rank and file has no clue.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I watched maybe 45 minutes of the debate until I couldn't take Biden's antics anymore. I couldn't take my eyes off him, he was beyond repulsive.........I heard a term once, I think it was "intimidation by laughter" which was apparent he was doing.

I hope the swing voters felt the same as I did......

12 posted on 10/12/2012 2:40:53 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Jab him with a harpoon.....)
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To: DoughtyOne
Twitter: media put off by the grinning/laughing jackass Biden

Weekly Standard’s Mark Hemingway: “Joe Biden’s laughing through talking about Iran sanctions?”

Washington Examiner’s Philip Klein: “Biden’s strategy seems to be to laugh at Ryan constantly. Will it work to infantalize Ryan, or backfire like Gore sighing?”

NBC’s David Gregory: “Biden’s smile is out of control.”

BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith: “So did Biden practice laughing at Ryan???”

ABC’s Rick Klein: “Biden on verge of breaking down in laughter when Ryan talks.”

Former Eric Cantor staffer Brad Dayspring: “Joe Biden needs to realize this isn’t a Senate Foreign Relations Hearing. His laughter and condescending attitude is a disaster.”

Radio host Neal Boortz: “Looking like Biden’s gameplan is to laugh his way through this.”

Townhall.com’s Guy Benson: “Will Biden laugh his ass off at the terrible economy, too?”

MSNBC’s S.E. Cupp: “Biden needs to laugh a little less through the Libya, Middle East, nuclear Iran segment.”

Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza: “Ok. I have decided. I find the Biden smile slightly unsettling.”

PBS’ Jeff Greenfield: “Biden has always had a smile that at times is really, really inappropriate.”

Washington Examiner’s Paul Bedard: “Can’t tell yet if Biden’s smirking, laughs, eye-rolling, head shaking, works for him or not against the oh-so-young looking eager Ryan.”

Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer: “Biden is at risk of having his laugh come across like Gore’s sighs. He should knock it off.”

The New York Times’ Ashley Parker: “Biden’s grin is Chesire Cat caliber.”

Republican strategist Ron Bonjean: “Biden laughing does not come off with the intended effect. It is actually hurting him. Looks very condescending.”

Movie critic Roger Ebert: “Joe! Stop smiling and laughing!”

Washington Times’ Emily Miller: “Biden laughing when he disagrees with Ryan is so annoying. Like a child in time out.”

Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin: “Biden’s laughing is losing the debate- obnoxious”

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...

13 posted on 10/12/2012 2:45:47 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL

I watched about 2 mins and couldn’t take it anymore.
Joe’s obnoxious.

I’m waiting for the comparisons of Biden’s smiling & laughing to Gore’s sighing thru his debate.


14 posted on 10/12/2012 2:57:08 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: ETL

Thanks ETL. That’s a good list of the way others have seen Biden.


15 posted on 10/12/2012 2:59:02 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (The U. S. Democrat Party, Al Queda's U. S. front organization. And the rank and file has no clue.)
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To: pepsionice

“VP Joe was fairly animated...acting like your goofy Uncle...”

If I had an uncle that insane, I would have him confined to a rubber room with no sharp onjects so he couldn’t hurt himself. The man was positively manic. I half expected him to eat a fly. He acted ike he was on laughing gas. Benghazi was hilarious. Iran getting a nuke was hilarious. Four dead Americans were hilarious. biden was nothing more than an overbearing, over-exaggerated court jester last night.


16 posted on 10/12/2012 3:00:54 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason)
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To: goron

That’s because he plagiarized what he said.


17 posted on 10/12/2012 3:02:08 AM PDT by monocle
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To: nuconvert
"I’m waiting for the comparisons of Biden’s smiling & laughing to Gore’s sighing thru his debate."

The more I read the Live twitter feeds archive of the debate the more I am looking into Hitler weighing in on Joe's Debate performance on youtube.

18 posted on 10/12/2012 3:03:29 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: ETL

In the alternative universe of the world of the main stream media’s mind Joe Biden may have won the debate, but, in the world of public opinion Joe Biden came off as a total jerk,, therefore he lost in the world of public opinion.


19 posted on 10/12/2012 3:05:20 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: ETL

Who even laughs that much during a serious discussion in front of millions? And he is really laughing; it is not a feigned smile by any means....I think people are tired of the two buffoons “running” the country; even Obama thinks he is an f****** comedian with his JesseJacksonesque-like one-liners and quips.

And just what every hard working or job hunting American wants to see after another day of trying to make ends meet, pay their bills and survive....a haughty, pretentious, insolent windbag who’s pearly whites were bought and paid for using his tax payer funded dental plan- and whose sheer arrogance and contempt was stunningly on display to anyone with half a brain—

It is just remarkable and beyond disgusting that this man and the rest of the crew have been allowed to “represent” us-they need to administer an IQ test and psych testing before you’re allowed to run for office...

Rant over- :)
Suzy


20 posted on 10/12/2012 3:09:24 AM PDT by homegroan (Veni, Vedi, Velcro and Ranting...since 1998)
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To: Hot Tabasco

“... couldn’t take Biden’s antics anymore ... ‘intimidation by laughter’...”

This was exactly my experience as well although I didn’t even last 45 minutes. That laughter/smirk was intended to intimidate and discredit Ryan - it was hostile, thoroughly condescending, and Biden was using it to try to bully Ryan. It was an attempt by the dems to use the same tactic of ridicule that they used against Palin - it did not work - of course and backfired! Thank God!! It was a sadistic smile and we as the audience were supposed to follow the bully’s lead and psychologically join in the “attack” and contempt. It was Biden’s Lord of the Flies moment.

Again - it did NOT work and he appeared to be smirking and laughing at the issues instead.


21 posted on 10/12/2012 3:25:34 AM PDT by stonehouse01 (Equal rights for unborn women)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Debates are partly about substance. But the problem is biteme came off as such a jerk that people were tuning out what he had to say. I turned it off after about 30 min.


22 posted on 10/12/2012 3:25:53 AM PDT by RKBA Democrat
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Could we have been watching a VP that was simply was “cracking up” under the weight of the “pressures” of being VP?

I am simply is surprised that we did not see a nice group of folks bringing the VP a nice clean white jacket to put on VP Biden last night.

The only “real” adult sitting at the table was Rep. Ryan. Rep. Ryan WON.


23 posted on 10/12/2012 3:28:43 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Can someone do a poster of “Biden Gone Wild” using the Girls Gone Wild approach?


24 posted on 10/12/2012 3:32:59 AM PDT by gotribe (He's a mack-daddy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AV415yit7Zg)
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To: DoughtyOne

I had watched online my United States of America “die” before my very eyes and the VP Joe Biden thinks its “funny?”


25 posted on 10/12/2012 3:36:09 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Hot Tabasco

You lasted 5 more minutes than I did.


26 posted on 10/12/2012 3:38:37 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: homegroan

Who even laughs that much during a serious discussion in front of millions? And he is really laughing; it is not a feigned smile by any means....I think people are tired of the two buffoons “running” the country; even Obama thinks he is an f****** comedian with his JesseJacksonesque-like one-liners and quips.

And just what every hard working or job hunting American wants to see after another day of trying to make ends meet, pay their bills and survive....a haughty, pretentious, insolent windbag who’s pearly whites were bought and paid for using his tax payer funded dental plan- and whose sheer arrogance and contempt was stunningly on display to anyone with half a brain—

It is just remarkable and beyond disgusting that this man and the rest of the crew have been allowed to “represent” us-they need to administer an IQ test and psych testing before you’re allowed to run for office...

Rant over- :)
Suzy
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Well stated!!


27 posted on 10/12/2012 4:02:33 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: American Constitutionalist

This morning I stopped by the Au Bon Pain in Union Station (DC) for my breakfast and the lady working there (one of Holder’s people) was asking everyone about the debate. “Did you see our Vice President put that little boy in his place?”


28 posted on 10/12/2012 4:07:07 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm not voting for Obama, so therefore I must be helping Romney!)
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To: nuconvert
Brit Hume made that comparison 2 minutes after the debate ended and he ripped joe and Chris Wallace ripped joe... Wallace said, “I have watched every televised debate... in my entire lifetime... I have never seen disrespect like we saw with joe biden tonight".

biden is an ass clown... no one called him VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN... they are all referring to the clown... good old joe... even those that are firmly worshiping these two ass clowns.

LLS

29 posted on 10/12/2012 4:10:15 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: COBOL2Java

What? She didn’t call Paul Ryan a “bow-tied white boy?”


30 posted on 10/12/2012 4:11:10 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: Biggirl
No, you are looking a joe biden... the joe biden that Cheney told... well you know... he is an ass clown and he always has been an ass clown. He was the only choice the rats had in 2007... how sad is that fact?!

LLS

31 posted on 10/12/2012 4:13:22 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: COBOL2Java
“No, I saw an ass clown laughing like a Serengeti Hyena and growling like a jackal”. I saw your man disgrace himself, your party and his administration”.

LLS

32 posted on 10/12/2012 4:16:17 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

“Brit Hume made that comparison 2 minutes after the debate ended”

Glad to hear it. Now, they should keep repeating it and the GOP should start the, “I’m Not Laughing, Joe” campaign.


33 posted on 10/12/2012 4:21:18 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

And who the hell did Tucker Carlson’s group of ‘undecided’ voters think they were kidding???? They were pro-Obama by about 3 to 1. I’m thinking these people say they are undecided so they can get on tv.


34 posted on 10/12/2012 4:28:30 AM PDT by ShovelThemOut
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Saw that smile in the first 60 seconds or so and knew he was doomed.

Actually fell asleep midway, but saw the end. Had a (married) daughter text from where she was attending a church function, and I’m looking now at what I text:

Here comes the talking heads.
(Biden smiled and laffed too much that’s my view. (Meaning mine)

Then daughter text: Tech stuff - who scored best? I didn’t quite answer that as I was all ready to text this: Biden may have helped obama altho his smirky, mugging, rude demeanor may not have helped. Very unlikeable in this venue even tho people like him in private.

There was no further texting from her. Probably ending their meeting in prayer - - - !


35 posted on 10/12/2012 4:36:06 AM PDT by USARightSide (SUPPORTING O U R TROOPS)
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To: Ann Archy

You’re right. Joe strikes me as a guy who is putting on an act.

He wants to come off as a cool and smart guy... in that order.

The trouble is, Joe is just a not-too-bright guy who looks plum dumb when he’s trying to pass himself off as ‘smart’. When he sees it isn’t convincing anyone, he gets mean and surly....

He’s just your typical Liberal with a whole lot of ego and no real interest in logic or demonstrated facts.

Never mind that he has an innate lack of respect for anyone with opinions which are more sophisticated than his own....also your basic Liberal behavior.

Biden’s basically the ‘Ted Knight’ of American politics... just as shallow, vain and out of touch as the silly peacock in the Mary Tyler Moore show. His dismissive and smart-alek approach to engaging an opponent and to deciding a course for the strongest, wealthiest, free-est nation in the known universe is very immature and out of place in the debates.

Shame on him.

Ryan is tons more and better informed, so he had to step down to even discuss issues with Joe... sort of like trying to kill an ant with a bowling ball.

It was a waste of HIS time and OURS


36 posted on 10/12/2012 4:36:30 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Biggirl

Maybe someone should have told old Joe that he should be on his best behavior and that the issues that they have let slide were ‘a big F’in deal’. It makes me sad that the current administration can laugh at how screwed up they have made things in the last 4 years. The interruptions were rude and uncalled for. Ryan acted as politely as he could given the circumstances.


37 posted on 10/12/2012 4:37:22 AM PDT by toolman1401
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To: nuconvert

Excellent idea!

LLS


38 posted on 10/12/2012 4:40:21 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; mickie
I took about 20 minutes of the debate, then decided to "watch" it instead on the FR "live" thread where I didn't have to deal with the unsettling, manic vice-president.

Well, I never was able to get on FR at all till I woke up this morning. All in all, not the best of nights for me....and I'm being diplomatic.

Leni

39 posted on 10/12/2012 4:41:01 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: COBOL2Java

Little boy???

I would have told her that the toilet was overflowing, would she please go take care of it.

After I got my food, of course.


40 posted on 10/12/2012 4:42:44 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Hot Tabasco
I watched maybe 45 minutes of the debate until I couldn't take Biden's antics anymore.

I made it through all but the last 10 minutes. I could not stand Biden. He stunk up the stage.

41 posted on 10/12/2012 4:44:03 AM PDT by NewHampshireDuo
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Joe Biden’s constant interruptions of Ryan caused me (and thousands of others, I’m sure) to shout “Shut the f#@% up, Biden” at least once during the debate. I mean, his chuckling and giggling was bad enough, but the fact that he could interrupt Ryan at will, without any response from the liberal moderator, got under my skin quickly.

There’s a reason I’m not in politics - I would have jumped up from my chair and punched Joe’s lights out after about the third interruption just on general principal. Apparently, fisticuffs isn’t considered an acceptable means of disciplining an unruly opponent in a debate.


42 posted on 10/12/2012 4:45:04 AM PDT by meyer (It's 1860 all over again - the taxpayer is the new "N" word)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

They did not build him. Satan did.


43 posted on 10/12/2012 4:47:20 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: meyer
Joe Biden’s constant interruptions of Ryan caused me (and thousands of others, I’m sure) to shout “Shut the f#@% up, Biden” at least once during the debate. I mean, his chuckling and giggling was bad enough, but the fact that he could interrupt Ryan at will, without any response from the liberal moderator, got under my skin quickly.

I LOL'd at this statement, becasue I must have said this five times last night.

My BP has been very good lately, but I could feel it spike every time the Delaware Dumbass opened his fat mouth.

44 posted on 10/12/2012 4:50:43 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: meyer

A heartbeat away. Just wow.

At the end of the debate, when he spent five seconds whining that Paul Ryan got forty seconds and he was getting ten, I cracked up. He is the Ted Baxter of the dem party. Embrace him, you losers.

And shame on the moderator for allowing Baxter to rudely interrupt so many times- and shame on Baxter to ignore Paul Ryan’s asking for him to let him finish.


45 posted on 10/12/2012 4:50:56 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Hot Tabasco

We started on the radio, and I am a numbers geek, so I was really enjoying Ryan’s discussion on how to save Medicare/Medicaid, and noticed that when he started to hit the points, Biden would lose it.

Which resulted in my son screaming at Biden through the radio. All hope was lost then. He wanted Ryan to bitch-slap him; young men, sigh.

Watched the Fox focus group. One thing did come out, the women did like Ryan. One woman called him debonaire. All found him prepared on the topics, knew his stuff. But, terribly biased focus group, if they were for O/B to begin with, they started talking about how weak Ryan was. (made me think they were plants.)


46 posted on 10/12/2012 4:52:03 AM PDT by ican'tbelieveit (School is prison for children who have commited the crime of being born. (attr: St_Thomas_Aquinas))
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Biden brags that he was raised in a blue collar environment but, obviously, his parents did him a dis-service when it comes to teaching etiquette. People I know living in that environment would give a kid the back of their hand if a kid behaved so rudely in a conversation with another person.

Our home was technically at poverty level, and I’d have been sent into the middle of next week if I’d interrupted another person or rolled my eyes even once. Eighty-plus times, Joe? C’mon! Go back to your rubber room.


47 posted on 10/12/2012 4:53:15 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: SMARTY
Biden is the "Ted Knight of AMerican politics"!!!! OMG!!! That is BRILLIANT~!!

Biden=TED KNIGHT!!!

48 posted on 10/12/2012 4:54:09 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I didn’t watch ANY of it, other than what I couldn’t miss during 11PM news - and FF most of it.

BUT

From what I am reading and hearing, one must wonder how joebama would have come across had he NOT taken a week off to prepare????

From the day he was named VP, I began saying he (joebama) was BO’s ‘insurance policy’ as no one is or would be dumb enough to harm a hair on BO’s chinny-chin-chin as long as one knew joebama was a heartbeat away from the pResidency.

I have also maintained all along that BO is actually Michelle and vice versa, as they figured some one as big and intimidating as Michelle(BO) would freak people out.


49 posted on 10/12/2012 4:57:55 AM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: DoughtyOne
Media is spinning it, headline, maybe from AP is: Biden, Ryan at each other on everything.

For people who didn't watch it, it gives the impression the disrespect was both ways.

50 posted on 10/12/2012 4:59:41 AM PDT by ican'tbelieveit (School is prison for children who have commited the crime of being born. (attr: St_Thomas_Aquinas))
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