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Moderator Crowley became focus of debate when talked turned to Libya
Washington Post ^ | October 17, 2012 | AP

Posted on 10/17/2012 12:15:59 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

NEW YORK — Candy Crowley’s signature moment as moderator of Tuesday’s rough-and-tumble presidential debate came when she was called upon to referee a dispute over President Barack Obama’s description of the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya as an act of terror.

When Republican Mitt Romney questioned whether the president had done so, Crowley said, “He did, in fact, sir.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012debates; biasedmedia; candycrowley; cnn; debate
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CNN’s Crowley plays umpire, then joins Team Obama - “Can you say that a little louder Candy?”
1 posted on 10/17/2012 12:16:12 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Even CNN and the AP have called her out on her BS. It was despicable.

Where was she to defend Romney when Obama talked about the 1% solution? Why no instant fact checking then?

I guess the positive is that today everyone is focused on the lie the President told about the Libya attacks.


2 posted on 10/17/2012 12:19:53 AM PDT by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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"Candy Crowley’s signature moment as moderator of Tuesday’s rough-and-tumble presidential debate came when she was called upon to referee a dispute......."

What a bizarre interpretation!! Crowley interrupted - interjecting herself into the debate - and called it for Obama - and she was wrong!

Joe Trippi: Crowley 'Correcting' Romney on Libya Looked Like 'The Ref Just Threw the Flag'

3 posted on 10/17/2012 12:22:24 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: comebacknewt

“I guess the positive is that today everyone is focused on the lie the President told about the Libya attacks.”

To those who watched it. Right now, the AP is not even mentioning the Crowley fellatio for Odumbo but those saw the scam live on TV, they know they made up their minds by then.


4 posted on 10/17/2012 12:25:02 AM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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The Media’s natural instinct is to run cover for Obama.


5 posted on 10/17/2012 12:25:42 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Hey—it's keeping the Lybia story in the news!
6 posted on 10/17/2012 12:25:52 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Obama reminds me of the islamist jihadi fighters that use women for human shields , taking shots and hoping the U.S. troops will not shoot back because they have women to hide behind


7 posted on 10/17/2012 12:25:52 AM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
She lied and assisted Obama in he debate then, surprisingly (NOT), she said she was incorrect after the debate. Millions watched her lie during the debate and a fraction of that when she said she was incorrect (lie) after the cameras were off.
8 posted on 10/17/2012 12:27:50 AM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (Credo quia absurdum, I believe it because it is absurd.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
She lied and assisted Obama in he debate then, surprisingly (NOT), she said she was incorrect after the debate. Millions watched her lie during the debate and a fraction of that when she said she was incorrect (lie) after the cameras were off.
9 posted on 10/17/2012 12:28:01 AM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (Credo quia absurdum, I believe it because it is absurd.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
She lied and assisted Obama in he debate then, surprisingly (NOT), she said she was incorrect after the debate. Millions watched her lie during the debate and a fraction of that when she said she was incorrect (lie) after the cameras were off.
10 posted on 10/17/2012 12:28:09 AM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (Credo quia absurdum, I believe it because it is absurd.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
She lied and assisted Obama in he debate then, surprisingly (NOT), she said she was incorrect after the debate. Millions watched her lie during the debate and a fraction of that when she said she was incorrect (lie) after the cameras were off.
11 posted on 10/17/2012 12:28:18 AM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (Credo quia absurdum, I believe it because it is absurd.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
She lied and assisted Obama in he debate then, surprisingly (NOT), she said she was incorrect after the debate. Millions watched her lie during the debate and a fraction of that when she said she was incorrect (lie) after the cameras were off.
12 posted on 10/17/2012 12:28:18 AM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (Credo quia absurdum, I believe it because it is absurd.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
She lied and assisted Obama in he debate then, surprisingly (NOT), she said she was incorrect after the debate. Millions watched her lie during the debate and a fraction of that when she said she was incorrect (lie) after the cameras were off.
13 posted on 10/17/2012 12:28:18 AM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (Credo quia absurdum, I believe it because it is absurd.)
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To: Nitehawk0325

sorry for the multiple posting. my laptop is about to piss me off.


14 posted on 10/17/2012 12:29:54 AM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (Credo quia absurdum, I believe it because it is absurd.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

A pig shouldn’t brag about instinct but rather overcome it.


15 posted on 10/17/2012 12:30:16 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Winning is Everything.)
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To: comebacknewt
Crowley's job was to run interference and prop up Obama.

Just like it became Hillary's job to mop up after Obama [and herself].....

Like before when it fell to Hillary [multiple times] to mop up after Bill, keeping the path forward open and a U.S. socialist government push on track.


16 posted on 10/17/2012 12:30:23 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Nitehawk0325

It bears repeating.

Do not be mad at your laptop.


17 posted on 10/17/2012 12:31:32 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Nitehawk0325

Never trust a reported who has Han Solo hanging as a decoration in their living room ...


18 posted on 10/17/2012 12:32:04 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Nitehawk0325

Is okay, I’ve been having trouble posting here and on twitter tonight. I think the internets have been busy LOL


19 posted on 10/17/2012 12:33:14 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: max americana

I’ve seen the NY Post and Orlando Sentinel sites leading with “Obama Goes on the Offensive.” It portrays a positive spin for Obama that is being repeated in most other outlets I’m sure.

In retrospect, Romney could have put this away tonight, but didn’t. Forcing a game 5.


20 posted on 10/17/2012 12:33:55 AM PDT by paul544
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To: tanknetter

That should be reporter ...


21 posted on 10/17/2012 12:34:14 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: comebacknewt
I guess the positive is that today everyone is focused on the lie the President told about the Libya attacks.

thats gonna be a big positive

22 posted on 10/17/2012 12:36:01 AM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: paul544
I keep hearing sports metaphors being used for these debates.

No one is 'putting' anyone away.

The debates are not to knock someone out.

They are to let the American People see each candidate unfilterd.

Romney has done what he needed to do, he has shown the American People he is able to be President and Obama has failed.

Stop looking for 'knockout's and 'homeruns', they aren't coming.

23 posted on 10/17/2012 12:42:07 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: fortheDeclaration

Yup. Obama’s entire campaign has been centered upon disqualifying Romney as a credible alternative. The debates have upended this strategy.


24 posted on 10/17/2012 12:47:51 AM PDT by Arthurio
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Crowley's dirty work didn't help much.

Frank Luntz focus group of mostly of former Obama voters say they now support Mitt Romney

Video Pt. 1 Here

Video Pt. 2 Here

"A Frank Luntz focus group made up mostly of former Obama voters say they now support Mitt Romney."

"Forceful, compassionate, presidential," one participant said.
"Confident and realistic," said another.
"Presidential," another told Luntz.
"Enthusiastic," another reacted.
"Our next president," one man said.
"Dynamo, winner," said one more.

"He's lied about everything. He lied to get elected in 2008, that's why I voted for him.
I bought his bull. And he's lied about everything, he hasn't come through on anything.
And he's been bullsh***ing the public," one member of the focus group said."


25 posted on 10/17/2012 12:51:40 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Psalm 109:8 "Let his days be few, and let another take his office.")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

She tried to turn the tide against Romney. She didn’t. She did succeed in looking like the fool she is. And Obama was right there hiding behind her skirts like he does with Jarrett and his wife.


26 posted on 10/17/2012 12:53:17 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

27 posted on 10/17/2012 12:54:44 AM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The RNC needs to send a set of pom poms and an obama hat to her in care of CNN news.


28 posted on 10/17/2012 12:56:57 AM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: fortheDeclaration

Agree.


29 posted on 10/17/2012 12:57:30 AM PDT by Ken H
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Obama's Benghazi Lies
30 posted on 10/17/2012 12:59:23 AM PDT by zencycler
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To: zencycler

Hussein lied. Crowley protected him. She lied. They both lied. Now their lies stay front and center until the next debate where Libya will be the story.


31 posted on 10/17/2012 1:03:07 AM PDT by Kozy (Calling Al Gore)
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To: Iron Munro
Frank Luntz focus group of mostly of former Obama voters say they now support Mitt Romney

THEY KNOW OBAMA IS A LIAR!!!!!

32 posted on 10/17/2012 1:03:28 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: fortheDeclaration

Then you weren’t watching the 1st debate. If that wasn’t a homerun I don’t know what was. Even Democrats were saying another loss tonight would have finished Obama off. If you don’t like sports metaphors fine, but the result is the same.


33 posted on 10/17/2012 1:07:35 AM PDT by paul544
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I think the man who said he’s heard enough of Obama’s bullsh!t... pretty much summed it up.


34 posted on 10/17/2012 1:43:22 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: paul544

Bull....keep spreading it... you won’t be getting any tulips soon.


35 posted on 10/17/2012 1:45:00 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

As does many who viewed this debacle.


36 posted on 10/17/2012 1:46:05 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: antceecee; All
He did indeed!

This poll needs some balance ......

37 posted on 10/17/2012 1:48:17 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
When they mentioned Benghazi,”Libya” our first Gay President thought they said “labia” and has been running away ever since.
38 posted on 10/17/2012 3:00:31 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Mitt four then Sarah eight.")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The story talked about around the watercooler this morning will be how the moderator was a cheerleader for hussein.


39 posted on 10/17/2012 3:04:07 AM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Leftists are the small hive beetles of the American hive)
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To: Nitehawk0325

obamatop?


40 posted on 10/17/2012 3:19:16 AM PDT by gotribe (He's a mack-daddy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AV415yit7Zg)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

"Sit down Governor Romney! Now.....sorry about that Mr. President......please Mr. President, continue......tell us again how you were so concerned for our Embassy personnel that you could not sleep a wink that night........


41 posted on 10/17/2012 3:33:33 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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It bears repeating. Do not be mad at your laptop.

Sometime what appears to most as an accident or coincidence... is not.

42 posted on 10/17/2012 3:45:17 AM PDT by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
The Rules for Presidential debates don't apply to Liberals, and the Moderators for EVERY debate are hard-core EVERY TIME.

She violated the standards of conduct, and you KNEW that was going to happen. NONE of the debates, except the first one, were conducted professionally at all, and because we have a Usurper in the White Hut, you cannot expect any "Presidential" conduct from the whole Liberal gang.

It is an EMBARASSMENT to America when we have to look at the immature, non-professional, and outright FALSEHOODS that are spouted over and over, whereas the Record shows that this past 4 years have destroyed decades of progress, in the name of "spreading the wealth".

43 posted on 10/17/2012 3:45:17 AM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Madam Chairman I rise to call a point of order. The chairman is debating.


44 posted on 10/17/2012 3:45:36 AM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 12 y/o granddaughter has more relevant&quality executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: RKBA Democrat
The story talked about around the watercooler this morning will be how the moderator was a cheerleader for hussein.

Ultra liberal media running cover for ultra liberal candidates because they cannot stand on their own web of lies.

A sad part about truth is it is a stand-alone singularity devoid of the circus fireworks mandatory to promote liberal lies the weak minded tend to embrace.

45 posted on 10/17/2012 3:50:09 AM PDT by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
“Late Monday, she appeared on CNN and was asked by Wolf Blitzer what Obama needed to do avoid a repeat of his first debate performance, widely considered poor.”

Unfreakinbelievable!

46 posted on 10/17/2012 3:56:47 AM PDT by tobyhill (Obamacare, the final nail in the US coffin.)
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To: comebacknewt

Why no one asked this?
Mr. President, ‘US soil was under rocket, mortar and small arms attack in a coordinated assault for 6 hours and you didn’t know?


47 posted on 10/17/2012 4:10:32 AM PDT by databoss
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To: Nitehawk0325

Personally, I like the emphasis... Hit send again.

All of us need to hitting back at this Bull$1t.

The RNC chairman, whom I like, coming on and complaining about it is too little too late for me.

They should have never agreed to the slate of “Host” (not Moderators) for these debates.

We shoot ourselves in the foot constantly and then moan about when it bleeds.


48 posted on 10/17/2012 4:29:17 AM PDT by WomBom ("I read Free Republic for the pictures")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

With all due respect, it must be remembered that Ms Crowley is the only NFL linebacker to make it to a mainstream news gig. She couldn’t resist tackling the runner that broke through the defensive line.


49 posted on 10/17/2012 4:39:13 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: paul544
What Romney accomplished was to let people see him as a potential President.

There was nothing that Romney said to a particular question that was a 'slam dunk', 'knockout' 'homerun'.

It was his grasp of the facts in general and his demeanor that won people over to his side.

50 posted on 10/17/2012 4:41:54 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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