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Candy Crowley: ‘I’m not a fly on the wall’
POLITICO ^ | 15 Oct 2012 | By DYLAN BYERS

Posted on 10/15/2012 8:21:50 AM PDT by US Navy Vet

The town-hall debate is the one presidential faceoff in which the audience gets to ask the questions.

But don’t tell that to moderator Candy Crowley.

Like any journalist worthy of the assignment, Crowley concedes that the debate on Tuesday night isn’t about her, but she just as eagerly acknowledges her role in it.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012debates; candycrowley; cnn; debatebias; democrats; dncmedia; liberalfascism; liberalmedia; mediabias; obamedia; politico
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She's right, she is a PIG IN A PEN!
1 posted on 10/15/2012 8:21:57 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: US Navy Vet

I think of her more as what precedes an adult fly.


2 posted on 10/15/2012 8:24:04 AM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: US Navy Vet

More like a Scorpion.


3 posted on 10/15/2012 8:25:08 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: US Navy Vet
"Once the table is kind of set by the town hall questioner, there is then time for me to say, ‘Hey, wait a second, what about x, y, z?’,” Crowley told CNN earlier this month.

LOL. "x, y and z" for Candy are mashed potatoes, gravy and apple pie.

4 posted on 10/15/2012 8:25:13 AM 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: US Navy Vet
No, she's a fly somewhere else...


5 posted on 10/15/2012 8:25:50 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (If Obama is an empty chair, then Biden is the whoopee cushion.)
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To: US Navy Vet
Like any journalist worthy of the assignment, Crowley concedes that the debate on Tuesday night isn’t about her...

... it's about Obama winning by any means necessary (including biting off Romney's ear, but only if absolutely necessary).

6 posted on 10/15/2012 8:26:42 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Big Bird is a brood parasite: laid in our nest 43 years ago and we are still feeding him.)
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To: US Navy Vet

No, Ms Candy, you’re a big tub of guts.


7 posted on 10/15/2012 8:27:25 AM PDT by paddles ("The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates." Tacitus)
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To: US Navy Vet
Like any journalist worthy of the assignment, Crowley concedes that the debate on Tuesday night isn’t about her, but she just as eagerly acknowledges her role in it.

"Of course it's not about me! But enough about them, let's talk about me!"

8 posted on 10/15/2012 8:28:15 AM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Who is John Galt?)
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To: US Navy Vet

No, she’s not.

I’ve never seen a 260 lb. fly.


9 posted on 10/15/2012 8:29:00 AM 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: US Navy Vet

All in all, you’re just another “bump in the road”....


10 posted on 10/15/2012 8:29:22 AM PDT by mikrofon (Albeit a BIG speed bump)
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To: US Navy Vet

No, she’s just a fat a$$ white rabid liberal that thinks because she has long hair like when she was young makes her more appealing. Underneath a black heart and black soul....


11 posted on 10/15/2012 8:29:42 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: US Navy Vet
Anyone that has ever seen Talkback Live in person (an old CCN afternoon show) where “regular people” in the audience asked questions to the guest will recognize that this is neither a town hall or random in nature. CNN will specifically choose questions and tone to tell a story of their choosing. Candy Crowley is a strong partisan and the debate will be pure theater. Romney will need to overcome the bias that will attempt to slant the debate. I thought Ryan left a ton of meat on the table because he did not overcome the bias truncation of his answers and the repeated interruptions to his points very well. He should have come back to those points after the next questions and INSISTED that his points be made, not dismissed by others.
12 posted on 10/15/2012 8:30:15 AM PDT by fuente
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To: US Navy Vet
Anyone that has ever seen Talkback Live in person (an old CCN afternoon show) where “regular people” in the audience asked questions to the guest will recognize that this is neither a town hall or random in nature. CNN will specifically choose questions and tone to tell a story of their choosing. Candy Crowley is a strong partisan and the debate will be pure theater. Romney will need to overcome the bias that will attempt to slant the debate. I thought Ryan left a ton of meat on the table because he did not overcome the bias truncation of his answers and the repeated interruptions to his points very well. He should have come back to those points after the next questions and INSISTED that his points be made, not dismissed by others.
13 posted on 10/15/2012 8:30:29 AM PDT by fuente
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To: US Navy Vet

the wall would collapse.


14 posted on 10/15/2012 8:31:13 AM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Salamander

Funny....actually, I think of her as more of what the adult fly lands on and craves to emulsify (excrement).


15 posted on 10/15/2012 8:31:18 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: US Navy Vet

As a MSM reporteer, she’s lower than a fly on the wall.

She is what the fly likes to eat.


16 posted on 10/15/2012 8:31:37 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Salamander
I think of her more as what precedes an adult fly.

I think of her more as what a "preceding adult fly" eats...

17 posted on 10/15/2012 8:31:38 AM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Gaffer

Looks like paint on a pumpkin! ;-)

18 posted on 10/15/2012 8:32:03 AM PDT by Average Al
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To: Gaffer

The great circle of life.....


19 posted on 10/15/2012 8:32:17 AM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: US Navy Vet
Candy-Eater Crowley will do anything she can to help her Messiah.

Oh, and the "town hall" format is stupid. That is where Bill Clinton got his "boxers or briefs" question.

20 posted on 10/15/2012 8:33:23 AM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: Gaffer; Da Coyote
Geez...

Ya gotta be fast in this room...

21 posted on 10/15/2012 8:33:39 AM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: US Navy Vet

HITLER RANTS ABOUT CANDY CROWLEY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TED12yLhB0U


22 posted on 10/15/2012 8:34:00 AM PDT by doug from upland (I don't like RINOs, but I love my country more than I hate Romney...Muslim marxist, get out!)
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To: US Navy Vet
Nope...just the whale in the room....here she is practicing.......

Welcome , this is Candy Crowley from the Second Presidential debate from........


23 posted on 10/15/2012 8:34:09 AM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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To: fuente

Audience questions will be submitted in advance for the CNN TubOLard to review and choose. Anything with more than 2 vowels will not be put to Obama, and quadratic equations regarding interstellar physics will be Romney’s fare.


24 posted on 10/15/2012 8:34:21 AM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: Flycatcher

Thank God I haven’t had dinner yet.

;D


25 posted on 10/15/2012 8:34:28 AM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: US Navy Vet

“Ain’t no wall big enough”


26 posted on 10/15/2012 8:34:57 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: US Navy Vet

Really really biggggg fly.


27 posted on 10/15/2012 8:35:07 AM PDT by Leep (Forward! to serfdom)
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To: US Navy Vet
The legal document signed between the two campaigns define the role of the moderator in each of the three different debates. The town hall type debate was to be one that the moderator had “minimal input” except to keep the debate within the agreed rules. This debate was to be about what the people ask not what Candy Crowley wants to ask.

If the Commission on National Debates has any integrity they will pull Candy Crowley from the debates.

28 posted on 10/15/2012 8:35:13 AM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: fuente

Yep. The whole thing will be nothing but a lifeline for Obama to help him come back from his disastrous performance in the previous debate.


29 posted on 10/15/2012 8:36:00 AM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: US Navy Vet

“We’re gonna need a bigger wall...”


30 posted on 10/15/2012 8:36:30 AM PDT by dead (It ain't over until the phone lady sings.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Candy, you’re not a fly on the wall -
YOU ARE THE WALL!

Note to self - must NOT go to POLITICO..will not give them the traffic.


31 posted on 10/15/2012 8:38:01 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: fuente

Romney should have never agreed to a Town Hall debate. Obama is a community organizer. This is where he shines. This will be pure theater, probably set up like a meeting using the Delphi technique.

When Crowley says that she can intervene and ask, “What about x, y and z, she means that she will try to belittle the questioner, and make the questioner seem out of touch, as well as Romney, if she doesn’t like the question. In other words, she might take a question that sounds as though it is pro-Romney, and then add questions of her own that defend Obama and turn the question back on Romney.


32 posted on 10/15/2012 8:38:32 AM PDT by Eva (Obama and Hillary lied, Americans died.)
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To: cpdiii

“If the Commission on National Debates has any integrity “

If they did the moderator and the TV network would have to sign the contract also.


33 posted on 10/15/2012 8:39:20 AM 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: theDentist

LOLOL


34 posted on 10/15/2012 8:40:02 AM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: theDentist

LOLOL


35 posted on 10/15/2012 8:40:32 AM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: Average Al
Kevin Meaney in drag?!? That's not right!!


36 posted on 10/15/2012 8:40:55 AM PDT by dead (It ain't over until the phone lady sings.)
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To: US Navy Vet

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2917285/posts


37 posted on 10/15/2012 8:42:06 AM PDT by MNDude (OWS Movement RIP)
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To: US Navy Vet

She is right. She is a slimy slug that crawls up a wall on a film of mucous.


38 posted on 10/15/2012 8:42:14 AM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: Average Al

Oohh...ahhh...err...Dude...I was eating lunch,....

Argh...


39 posted on 10/15/2012 8:42:14 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: SIDENET
The whole thing will be nothing but a lifeline for Obama to help him come back from his disastrous performance in the previous debate.

Bank on it.

40 posted on 10/15/2012 8:42:32 AM PDT by Obadiah (The corrupt MSM is the enemy of the American people.)
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To: Gaffer

*She* thinks she has long hair?

Pfffft.

I got ‘er whooped.


41 posted on 10/15/2012 8:43:08 AM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: SIDENET
Bill Clinton got his "boxers or briefs" question at a MTV forum.

The Town Hall event that year was when the "pony-tail guy" stood up and said to Clinton "we are your children - take care of us ..."

Made me gag.

I think that was when Bush looked at his watch.

42 posted on 10/15/2012 8:44:13 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Indep. Payment Advisory Board = "Death Panels")
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To: NFHale

No need to ask this “looker” what party she favors!


43 posted on 10/15/2012 8:45:24 AM PDT by Average Al
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To: US Navy Vet
Candy Crowley: ‘I’m not a fly on the wall’
NO! YOU CERTAINLY ARE NOT!...
but, if blue whales could fly &/ hover however....
(size is approximate)

44 posted on 10/15/2012 8:45:48 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; w/ different flie$" :^)
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To: Average Al

Damn...that ain’t even “2am Beauty Queen”...not enough beer goggles in the world...


45 posted on 10/15/2012 8:47:16 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

She’s not a fly on the wall, she’s the elephant in the room.


46 posted on 10/15/2012 8:47:30 AM PDT by mrs9x
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To: All

Why are Republicans so weak as to allow the Dems to pick the moderators?


47 posted on 10/15/2012 8:47:38 AM PDT by j_k_l
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To: dead

48 posted on 10/15/2012 8:48:05 AM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: Eva
On Talkback Live, one of the favorite ways of doing this was, “Let me rephrase the question,....” Then they would load the question with a false choice or bias where the only thing someone could do was to not answer the question. Then the CNN “Facilitator” would claim that the respondent didn't answer the question.
49 posted on 10/15/2012 8:48:14 AM PDT by fuente
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To: US Navy Vet

No, she’s not a fly on the wall, more like the elephant in the room.


50 posted on 10/15/2012 8:48:21 AM PDT by Repealthe17thAmendment (Is this field required?)
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