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The Vice Presidential Debate: Joe Biden Was Right to Laugh
The Rolling Stone ^ | October 12, 2012 | Matt Taibbi

Posted on 10/12/2012 5:16:37 PM PDT by EveningStar

I've never thought much of Joe Biden. But man, did he get it right in last night's debate, and not just because he walloped sniveling little Paul Ryan on the facts. What he got absolutely right, despite what you might read this morning (many outlets are criticizing Biden's dramatic excesses), was his tone. Biden did absolutely roll his eyes, snort, laugh derisively and throw his hands up in the air whenever Ryan trotted out his little beady-eyed BS-isms.

But he should have! He was absolutely right to be doing it. We all should be doing it. That includes all of us in the media, and not just paid obnoxious-opinion-merchants like me, but so-called "objective" news reporters as well. We should all be rolling our eyes, and scoffing and saying, "Come back when you're serious."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012debates; 2012mediabias; biden; debate; dnctalkingpoints; matttaibbi; paulryan; rollingstoned; ryan; therollingstone
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Consider the source.
1 posted on 10/12/2012 5:16:44 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Well Matty boy. The way I see it, you commies laughed your asses right out of the White House last night. Have fun loser. America is going to get the last laugh.


2 posted on 10/12/2012 5:18:27 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Sorry Algore. It was attitude, NOT altitude.)
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To: EveningStar

I have an opinion, too: STFU


3 posted on 10/12/2012 5:18:44 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: EveningStar

So, how long has Taibbi had this crack cocaine problem?


4 posted on 10/12/2012 5:19:15 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: EveningStar

I smell an angry leftist.


5 posted on 10/12/2012 5:19:21 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: EveningStar

matt... EVEN METHADONE PATIENTS KNOW you are fos. Your mother told you not to drink the bong water doofus.

LLS


6 posted on 10/12/2012 5:19:45 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: The Wizard

Like I said, consider the source.


7 posted on 10/12/2012 5:19:50 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Matt Taibbi would like it. Peas in a pod.


8 posted on 10/12/2012 5:21:09 PM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obamar)
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To: EveningStar

After reading that I could just imagine the others sitting near him saying “Pass the bong!”


9 posted on 10/12/2012 5:21:18 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I love to watch you talk talk talk, but I hate what I hear you say."--Del Shannon)
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To: chris37
I smell an angry leftist.

That's charitable. I'd call him something else.

10 posted on 10/12/2012 5:21:39 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar
Rolling Stone? Are those old hippies still killing trees? Granny Harry Clampett Pictures, Images and Photos
11 posted on 10/12/2012 5:21:45 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: EveningStar
Who does this reporter think he is? A comedian?
12 posted on 10/12/2012 5:22:46 PM PDT by I Drive Too Fast
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To: EveningStar

Yeah Stoned. I’m glad Biden showed his true self. Biden did a good job of losing 10s of thousands of potential votes for Obama LoL.


13 posted on 10/12/2012 5:23:17 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: EveningStar

Considering the fact checkers have discovered Biden pretty much lied non stop thru the debate, Mattie here is looking especially stupid today with this column.


14 posted on 10/12/2012 5:23:42 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: EveningStar

Uhhh...a barf alert would be nice...


15 posted on 10/12/2012 5:25:37 PM PDT by NELSON111
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To: EveningStar
Andrew Breitbart: Death of a Douche

So Andrew Breitbart is dead. Here’s what I have to say to that, and I’m sure Breitbart himself would have respected this reaction: Good! F*** him. I couldn’t be happier that he’s dead.

The Vice Presidential Debate: Joe Biden Was Right to Laugh

.. and as a guest on the Imus radio show both Imus and Taibbi had a good laugh about the death of Andrew Breitbart.

16 posted on 10/12/2012 5:25:55 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: EveningStar

The problem with people like this guy is that they need a taste of their own medicine. The commie punks love violence when they are the ones dishing it out. One of these days, conservatives are going to start retaliating. Then you will see these clowns crying and yelling “Why can’t we just get along”.


17 posted on 10/12/2012 5:25:58 PM PDT by Flavious_Maximus
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To: EveningStar

There was a time I actually subscribed to Rolling Stone and allowed their editorial board to teach me how to think. Well, I still like some of the the CDs I got free for the subscription. (Especially Terrapin Station.) In the end these folks do a good trade on preying on idealistic, semi-indoctrinated boys and girls who have Daddy’s credit cards in their pockets. Rolling Stone is an excellent magazine for selling guitar strings (I am an expert on this subject,) but I’d say articles are “five percent max” without socialist bias. Maybe that is enough... Every once in awhile an article shines, truly looks toward freedom, and is (what I’d call) American. 20% would be preferable.


18 posted on 10/12/2012 5:26:50 PM PDT by golux
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To: EveningStar

Good to see that Matt put down the crack pipe long enough to knock out this fine piece.Thank God for the Columbia School of Journalism.


19 posted on 10/12/2012 5:27:05 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: EveningStar

Biden kind of reminded me of my late uncle Roy who would giggle uncontrollably and hallucinate when he didn’t take his anti-psychotic meds in the morning.


20 posted on 10/12/2012 5:27:43 PM PDT by seowulf ("If you write a whole line of zeroes, it's still---nothing"...Kira Alexandrovna Argounova)
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To: EveningStar

I’m shocked! Shocked, I tell you!

I had no idea the Rolling Stone was still published...


21 posted on 10/12/2012 5:27:56 PM PDT by Ophiucus
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To: EveningStar

Dear Rolling Stone:

Useful idiots are the first to be eliminated by the left when they seize power. Lenin and especially Stalin were quite eager to off anyone who wrote for any ‘People’s Publications, even for GP’s. beware of your dance with the devil.


22 posted on 10/12/2012 5:28:04 PM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: EveningStar

Mr. Taibbi, if you have disagreements with your colleagues, do you treat them with contempt, disrespect, and derision?

If you do, you’re going to find yourself out on the street without any friends soon. If you don’t, then why do you find this debate method to be so admirable?


23 posted on 10/12/2012 5:28:13 PM PDT by randita
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To: EveningStar

To liberals - the ends justify the means.

They can do or act anyway they see fit as anyone who opposes them are evil are deserves it.

The “era of civility” is for the other guy...


24 posted on 10/12/2012 5:28:13 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: EveningStar

Biden must have studied Rules For Radicals-try to ridicule your opponent.

Rolling-While-Stoned guys are soooooo stoned, they don’t realize how Biden lost many independent female votes.


25 posted on 10/12/2012 5:28:24 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: EveningStar

Google Taibbi. He’s a bottom feeder. Not surprising he’s cheering a fellow idiot.


26 posted on 10/12/2012 5:28:28 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

Wow. This guy is a pile of shit.


27 posted on 10/12/2012 5:29:31 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Does anyone even buy this cruddy magazine anymore? It will be fun to laugh at this tool when Romney and Ryan win.

(By the way, ‘Rolling Stone’ is not ‘media’. You cannot call yourself ‘media’ just because you print crap on a page. We might as well start calling Men’s Health ‘media’. Who cares what some little crack-addict twerp says?)


28 posted on 10/12/2012 5:33:10 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: EveningStar
Paul Ryan beady-eyed, really? Is he sure he didn't confuse Ryan with Biden?

It looks like Matt Taibbi isn't too happy with how things are going. Meow!

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29 posted on 10/12/2012 5:33:36 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Gay State Conservative

There’s a reason political debates always have ground rules. The trouble is Commies always break them so freedom loving people can’t get their points across.


30 posted on 10/12/2012 5:34:10 PM PDT by RightLady (Take out the trash Nov 6th)
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To: EveningStar

This writer, I’ll tell you. The liberal train of thought is becoming ever more shallow. Ryan and Romney are just a couple of big crazy liars who want to hurt the poor. Such constant intellectual dishonesty from the left...especially since 2008.

Election night is going to be FUN. It’s going to be hard to decide who to watch when some of the key states go Romney. I want to see Chris Matthews’ face, and Maddow’s and on and on and on. You idiots clung to a false hero (Obama) who doesn’t even grasp the basics of his job, he will lose because he PHONED IT IN after taking office.


31 posted on 10/12/2012 5:34:43 PM PDT by toddausauras (FUBO x 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000)
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To: EveningStar

Ah, Yes, and hate is such a family value, eh, “Rolling Stoned”?


32 posted on 10/12/2012 5:35:14 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: EveningStar

All I saw was some dentures soaked in ultra white guffawing like a horses ass.


33 posted on 10/12/2012 5:35:32 PM PDT by dforest
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To: EveningStar
Hey, Matt, spend a quarter and buy the Missus a Bic shaver, dude...


34 posted on 10/12/2012 5:35:36 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm not voting for Obama, so therefore I must be helping Romney!)
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35 posted on 10/12/2012 5:35:43 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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36 posted on 10/12/2012 5:36:08 PM 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: EveningStar

Matt appears to be Rolling Stones poster boy for liberal
Illusory Superiority Responses!

Vice President Joe Biden’s behavior at last night’s debate proved one thing: Team Obama has given up trying to win over independent voters and is betting it all on their base. Mr. Biden’s laughter, dismissive comments and smirks whenever Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) spoke was obviously an effort to placate those who react the same way when someone dares to point out President Obama’s failures and offers alternatives.

The response of the left to Biden’s rude behavior on the nationally televised debate is/was predictiable. They love it and insanely believe the rest of us love their insanity, arrogance, and rude behavior. Matt’s oped appears to been written in one of Rolling Stone’s gay hot tubs with those of his ilk.

With over 70 years of life and at least 60 of those years watching liberals lie and feel superior. Decades ago, I came to the conclusion, that they are all mentally unstable and there is no cure for them. Matt is another prime example.

They all suffer from Illusory Superiority Responses. Often this cognitive bias increases with years of faux education and their illusory social status in their increasing unstable/immature minds.

Illusory Superiority Response is a cognitive bias that causes liberals to overestimate their positive qualities and abilities and to underestimate their negative qualities, relative to others. This makes them under estimate real winners like Ronald Reagan.

So they label anyone, who dares to challenge their insane/rude Illusory Superiority Responses, as red necked, stupid, knuckle draggers rather than listen to what we have learned over the years, decades and centuries from history.

With the instant reality, we now have with the internet, Fox and social nets, the left wing mediots are losing their ability to lie and cover their beloved Obama’s/Biden’s unstable responses.

The rabid/mentally unstable hard core liberals like Matt, love the Illusory Superiority responses of Obama/Biden/Pelosi/Reed and others.

However, the instant and nationwide exposed insanity of their Illusory Superiority responses is killing them with the independent voters.


37 posted on 10/12/2012 5:36:48 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (We are the 53%, who pay taxes and keep this country going inspite of the 47% rat moochers!)
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To: EveningStar

Taibbi concluded thus: “The Romney/Ryan platform makes sense, and is not laughable, in only one context: if you’re a multi-millionaire and you recognize that this is the only way to sell your agenda to mass audiences. But if you’re not one of those rooting gazillionaires, you should laugh, you should roll your eyes, and it doesn’t matter if you’re the Vice President or an ABC reporter or a toll operator. You should laugh, because this stuff is a joke, and we shouldn’t take it seriously.”

Well, Matt, you don’t have to take it seriously for the next 27 days. Thereafter you will.


38 posted on 10/12/2012 5:37:10 PM PDT by Belteshazzar (We are not justified by our works but by faith - De Jacob et vita beata 2 +Ambrose of Milan)
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To: EveningStar

Matt The BB is just as Stoned Rolling at the debates as Biden and Obama were.


39 posted on 10/12/2012 5:39:25 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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40 posted on 10/12/2012 5:40:10 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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41 posted on 10/12/2012 5:41:12 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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Hummm, the Rolling Stone! So I guess it's true that marijuana at an early age really does affect one’s ability to learn from their mistakes.
42 posted on 10/12/2012 5:41:46 PM PDT by pepperdog ( I still get a thrill up my leg when spell check doesn't recognize the name/word Obama!)
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43 posted on 10/12/2012 5:41:47 PM 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: FlingWingFlyer

Well Matty boy. The way I see it, you commies laughed your asses right out of the White House last night. Have fun loser. America is going to get the last laugh.


As Eric Bolling on Fox’s The Five said today, do you want 4 more weeks or 4 more years?


44 posted on 10/12/2012 5:43:35 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: EveningStar

Must have gotten in a new shipment of windowpane. Stimulates creative juices..........if you’re a drooling moron to start with.


45 posted on 10/12/2012 5:44:00 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: COBOL2Java

They must have been elderly during the 60s!


46 posted on 10/12/2012 5:46:59 PM 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
He's got Mr. Wilson's chiclet teeth.
47 posted on 10/12/2012 5:49:55 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: EveningStar

Matt, I think it’s time for you to start making plans to move to France.


48 posted on 10/12/2012 5:51:17 PM PDT by EKTACHROME (Plugs was on drugs and Barack was on smack.)
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To: EveningStar

Yes, Matt. We insist that all of you liberals hacks posing as journalists and politicians follow Biden’s lead and expose yourselves as the arrogant pricks you are. Just let it all hang out and show us who you really are. You will feel better and we will feel better come election day.


49 posted on 10/12/2012 5:53:04 PM PDT by plain talk
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Matt Taibbi should stick to his investigations on the financial fraud.... Which he is very good at. Other than that he comes across as a flaming liberal.


50 posted on 10/12/2012 5:53:18 PM PDT by Revel
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