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Obama crams for debate, Romney fires China shot
AFP via SKNVibes ^ | October | Stephen Collinson

Posted on 10/13/2012 4:14:29 PM PDT by yoe

President Barack Obama settled into a Virginia resort Saturday, plotting to transform his pitch to voters after a lackluster first clash with Mitt Romney dampened his re-election hopes.

The Republican nominee, fresh from slating Obama over the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, opened another foreign policy row, over China, accusing the president of standing by while "cheating" Beijing manipulates its currency.

Shell-shocked Democrats want a more feisty and dynamic Obama to show up at the second debate at Hofstra University in New York on Tuesday, after the president's meek effort 10 days ago sent his poll numbers tumbling.

To prepare, the president planned four days of cramming at the picturesque Kingsmill golf resort outside the historic colonial town of Williamsburg in the heart of Virginia, a state that could help Obama claim a second White House term.

Twenty-five days before the November 6 election, Obama huddled with senior aides and was taking on Senator John Kerry, who is playing Romney, in a series of mock debates.

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The luxurious Williamsburg resort rather than comfy-cozy Camp David? Right...only a one hole golf course. Who pays for the Community Organizer's entourage while staying there and the lash up he must have.....Camp David would have saved so much money and time putting together the presidential office etc.
1 posted on 10/13/2012 4:14:33 PM PDT by yoe
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To: yoe

Hope he gets the flu!


2 posted on 10/13/2012 4:19:58 PM PDT by Michigander222
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To: yoe

Speaking of cheating, will the questions be handed off to Barry prior the ‘spontaneous’ town hall questioners start the inquisition?


3 posted on 10/13/2012 4:26:36 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: yoe
Forcing a narcissist like Obama to do something he doesn't like to do will do nothing but create anxiety in him. I believe it will make him an even worse debater, if that's possible.
4 posted on 10/13/2012 4:27:31 PM 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: yoe
Obama crams...like, that's a first.

I'm guessing that, in college, he had a sheik buy him an A for each and every test (but if so, why hide his transcripts).

The sheik probably said, "instead of buying you an A, why don't I just buy the school and hide your grades."

Or "why don't I just buy the school and you don't even go to class."

5 posted on 10/13/2012 4:32:56 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: yoe

Sure, at TAX PAYER EXPENSE. ALL millions that it cost for all the protection, etc. At tax payer expense.


6 posted on 10/13/2012 4:36:51 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (The Scriptures clearly tell us we are in the last days, the end times. Christ is the only answer!)
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To: norwaypinesavage

Agree

Fill is head with facts without context and he will be a blathering idiot.


7 posted on 10/13/2012 4:38:45 PM PDT by Zeneta (Why are so many people searching for something that has already found us ?)
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To: yoe

"..laser boy hasn't crammed since his college days...and he wasn't cramming class lessons either"

8 posted on 10/13/2012 4:41:53 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: yoe
During the debate, Romney needs to question Obama's millions that are coming from China run Obama.com. Communist and other international Obama donations through Obama.com
9 posted on 10/13/2012 4:43:43 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (christian.bahits.com)
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To: SERKIT

I got the feeling that Biden knew the questions down to the comma’s and periods. Prepared for everything, yeah, and I have a bridge to sell.


10 posted on 10/13/2012 4:46:09 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (christian.bahits.com)
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To: yoe

Camp David is in Maryland. Williamsburg is in Virginia. Obama wants to win Virginia, so he is spending money there. A conscientious president would be practical and choose Camp David.

I do love Williamsburg at this time of year. It is a spooky kind of place, and I don’t mean the spy kind or the racial kind. Maybe Obama will be visited by some of the area’s ghosts. Heh


11 posted on 10/13/2012 4:48:55 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: yoe

We are of one mind on this.

Why does he have to go to a resort to cram for the debate.

I would bet there are quiet rooms at the White House or at Camp David.Of course being a hundred miles away from Wide Load is a plus, but it is costing us a fortune to put up the Secret Service in rooms in Williamsburg.

I believe the Golf Course was a major consideration.


12 posted on 10/13/2012 4:54:33 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: petitfour

The Obamas do not like Camp David - too rustic, too American, too rural.

As to debate prep, if Obama wants to grow a pair, he needs to dial in Kerry’s wife, Theresa Heinz, because she wears the pants in that household.


13 posted on 10/13/2012 4:54:59 PM PDT by mwl8787
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To: SERKIT

He’s already got them.


14 posted on 10/13/2012 4:55:57 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: yoe

Camp David?? You can’t be serious, man. The elevation of that place is 1,840 ft. The elevation of Williamsburg, VA is 82 ft. The increase in pressure coming from that high in the mountains to sea level could have caused POTUS brains to swell and possibly ooze out of his ears and nose, causing him to give a poor debate performance. Much, much better for him to blow another $10 million for a posh resort.


15 posted on 10/13/2012 5:02:51 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks yoe.


16 posted on 10/13/2012 5:05:34 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: yoe
...the president planned four days of cramming at the picturesque Kingsmill golf resort...

Debate Prep?

17 posted on 10/13/2012 5:09:54 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: yoe

Who owns Kingsmill Resort?


18 posted on 10/13/2012 5:11:46 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

ROTFL


19 posted on 10/13/2012 5:12:04 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: Brandonmark

LOL......just LOL

Keep on prepping, Barry——the way you do best!


20 posted on 10/13/2012 5:24:14 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: norwaypinesavage

I have zero knowledge on debates but can you “cram” the last few days and be effective?


21 posted on 10/13/2012 5:34:59 PM PDT by Kenny (<p)
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To: yoe
Vice President Joe Biden prosecuted a more forensic attack on Romney...

Forensic?

22 posted on 10/13/2012 5:36:05 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Michigander222

Nah. May he be Barack; just be Barack . . or whoever he is. Oh, and if he spends a lot of time on China practice; maybe Romney will just ignore it for the most part in the debate. Heh. Heh.


23 posted on 10/13/2012 5:56:07 PM PDT by Twinkie
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To: Kenny
"can you “cram” the last few days and be effective?"

In my opinion, no. "Thinking on your feet" requires confidence, experience, and intelligence, as well as a head crammed full of facts. Obama has spend his life coddled and surrounded by 'yes' men. He can't "cram" that away.

24 posted on 10/13/2012 6:11:18 PM 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: Kenny
I have zero knowledge on debates but can you “cram” the last few days and be effective?

Look at it this way. If you have been head mechanic at a transmission repair shop for four years and you have to debate a mechanic who has never rebuilt a transmission and wants your job why would you need prep time?

Unless you are an idiot you wouldn't and no I don't think it will help him. Obama prepping at a golf course is like an alcoholic prepping at a bar.

25 posted on 10/13/2012 6:12:34 PM PDT by Eaker (Stripping Americans of their freedom and dignity and rubbing their noses in it is a very bad idea.)
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To: Kenny

“I have zero knowledge on debates but can you “cram” the last few days and be effective?”

Barry has been coasting for four years. No way he can make it up a four days. The kenyan’s advisors have locked him in a room for 4 days to do his homework while R&R carpet bomb campaign OH. They must think the election hinges on this debate because that is terrible strategy this close to election day.


26 posted on 10/13/2012 6:21:30 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: norwaypinesavage

Add to that the stress and pressure of the situation. My guess is he’ll try too hard and lose it again. Might have a meltdown but that seems too sweet to ask for.


27 posted on 10/13/2012 6:45:28 PM PDT by Capt. Canuck
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To: yoe
He needs to do exactly what Biden did.

Laugh and grin and interrupt and basically make a complete ass of himself.

That should do it.

28 posted on 10/13/2012 6:52:30 PM PDT by 2111USMC (aim small, miss small)
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To: Aria; MissMagnolia

Think of it, the president has to cram for a debate on topics that he should know after four years...


29 posted on 10/13/2012 6:53:40 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: yoe
I think his “cramming” is just memorizing a list of “blame Bushisms”. There is some polling that states that a majority of potential voters still think Bush is the source of our current economic problems. I think they still think that's a good card to play. I look for a new “pony tail guy” to ask some “touchy feely wimp question” to try and show Zero's empathy. This is to shore up the “womens vote” and maybe recapture some independents, that stuff appeals somewhat to them.
30 posted on 10/13/2012 7:27:52 PM PDT by Reily (l)
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To: yoe

Anybody know the difference in altitude between Hofstra and this resort?


31 posted on 10/13/2012 8:11:26 PM PDT by FishFace222
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To: Michigander222

As was posted after the first debate, his brain flu out of his head.


32 posted on 10/13/2012 8:12:59 PM PDT by FishFace222
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To: Kenny

“I have zero knowledge on debates but can you “cram” the last few days and be effective?”

A lot of Big Media lies in the last several days to work into his tirades. He’s going to be hitting as hard as he can now that he sent Laughin’ Joe in to warm up the crowd.


33 posted on 10/13/2012 8:19:29 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Army Air Corps

He likes all the trappings and perks of being president, but not the work that comes with the job .... being, not doing.


34 posted on 10/13/2012 8:28:43 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: Kenny

I think they’re going to “cram” a transmitter into his ear so someone can feed him his lines.

Filthy treasonous POS. The entire WH and Camp David at his disposal, but he needs a golf resort to “prep.” Riiiggghhht.


35 posted on 10/13/2012 8:29:16 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: MissMagnolia

Exactly. Add to that a lifelong pattern of being bone idle.


36 posted on 10/13/2012 8:55:18 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Michigander222
Hope he gets the flu!

You may have hit on his strategy - get/claim to be sick and beg off. It's the only way he won't dig the hole deeper but we can also leverage it as his cowardice and let him and his squeal some more.

37 posted on 10/14/2012 4:07:32 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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