Skip to comments.Live Thread - NBC News/Tampa Bay Times GOP debate tonight on NBC
Posted on 01/23/2012 2:38:27 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009
All four remaining GOP candidates have been confirmed for tonight's debate sponsored by NBC News, the Tampa Bay Times, The National Journal and the Florida Council of 100. The debate will take place at the University of South Florida in Tampa. This will be the first of 2 debates this week focusing on the Florida GOP primary on Tuesday, January 31st. Note the air times on the east and west coast.
Television Air Time: Monday, January 23rd at 9pm ET, 8pm CT and 9pm PT on NBC
Live Streams: (airing 9pm ET) NBCPolitics.com, National Journal, and TampaBay.com
Participants: Gingrich, Romney, Santorum, Paul
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Mitt is stroking the ol Magic Underwear
Rick Santorum shows the Bain knife.
Even Santorum is bored tonight! Yikes.
Sanatoriums, if you’ve ever been in one, are boring!
Bill O’Reilly’s expert on body language says this is a typical thing for him to do .... she didn’t give it any special meaning. He makes a lot of other movements/gestures that she said projects .....(surprise surprise) weakness!!
Why only two years? I can’t help but wonder if there is something significant in the returns from other tax years.
The no applause is stifling. I can’t stand when Myth smile/smirks at the person answering. Santorum bringing up the Wall Street Bail out—they should have been allowed to fail.
You can’t slip into a comma! LOL! LOVE that. Maybe coma?
I disagree. Every question is an attempt to get one of the candidates to criticize the others. I don't want to hear about Bain Capital. I want to hear what each will do about taxes, spending, regulations, bureaucracy, appointed judges, foreign policy and other important policies that a President deals with.
Romney Profits From Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Despite demonizing Speaker Gingrich for his work for Fannie/Freddie, and the continual disparaging of them on the campaign trail, Romney personally invested up to $500,000 in these organizations and made up to $50,000 last year alone. (Boston Globe, 9/19/11)
Newt got in a great line: “Romney’s done consulting for years, but I’ve never heard anyone say that consulting is lobbying”!
All the candidates need to SLOW DOWN when speaking in these debates. They’re all talking so fast that it’s easy to zone out and start snoozing.
Can’t these guys learn how to speak properly?
I think Santorum is doing good from third perspecitive, not going "Occupy/Class Warfare" on Romney (which would come back to bite us), and hitting them on bailouts, also giving a fundamental lesson on economics, free markets and capitalism. My guess? Tonight? All four of these guys are probably just plain fatigued. I don't think there will be any real zingers tonight. But I might be wrong. Maybe the press will piss of Gingrich. That might do it. We will see.
Chairs will be thrown soon, appears one landed under Williams desk before airtime already.
Here we go,,,hammering on Freddie-Mac again,,,saying Gingrich needs to release more documents.
Why isint he asking any questions about the issuses?? its all personal questions~~~~ what is NBC doing getting info for obama??
I have NEVER, EVER, LOBBIED!
Santorum attacks Romney bringing up destructive capitalism vs. productive? capatalism.
Gingrich says he never did any lobbying for Freddie Mac....never
Better than a semi-colon!
Could not get any sound from theinternet stream. So, have Hannity on.
Coming up - Fred Thompson to endorse.
“That said, I hope Daniels does a great job at skewering Obama. I’ll keep in mind that he (Daniels) was carefully and deliberately selected by the party. “
The Establishment is simply testing Daniels to see if he’s up to the job of trying to deny Newt the nomination.
He is TOTALLY Establishment, and must be stopped.
LOL! Me too.
Newt got in a great line: Romneys done consulting for years, but Ive never heard anyone say that consulting is lobbying!
Excellent! IN ONE SENTENCE! Sheesh, he’s good!!!!!
It’s ok. Newt is well prepared and he is doing well in this context. Mitt is not gaining anything here. This is soon to be a dead horse and there is not a ‘mitt’ landed on Newt.
Mitt is getting so petty
NBC is kissing Romney’s arse. It’s attack Newt night.
haha agreed. I get a kick out of Romney claiming to be a self made man. His dad was CEO of American Motors, a 3 term governor, ran for president, Mitt got legacy admissions to Harvard Law and Business schools. Yeah Mitt, did it all on your own didn’t you!
Newt did it the old fashioned way. Grew up middle class as the son of a military officer and educated himself to success. Newt really needs to hone in on this distinction.
Mitt is smoking CRACK COCAINE..
Newt once again hits it outta the park against ROMNEY
Romney is making me stabby!! I truly can’t stand the creep!
I figured out why Mitt looks sick and pale. He didn’t put on his oompa loompa makeup before the debate! Smacks head. In other news: Ron Paul is the first human being to survive embalming.
I wouldnt be one bit surp[rised that willard had paid nbc to use this forum as a means to attack newt!!
I’m listening via mediate.com....working great
Mitt is looking weak and transparent tonight.
Mitt beating a dead horse. Newt turns it around about Bain!
When they break down what Newt is saying, we realize his ASTOUNDING GRASP!!!
This is turning into a he said/she said spitting contest between Romney and Newt.
Geez, Romney, shut up already!
I WOULDN’T WANT TO GO UP AGAINST NEWT IN A DEBATE EVER!
Bain put up very little of the initial seed capital. IIRC something in the range 10%
Finally the audience reacts. The ice is broken now... I bet it continues to fracture.
NBC is disgusting.
David Gregory’s wife was lawyer for FreddieMac/FannieMae
and NBC DARES to lie about Gingrich regarding this matter.
One can almost see where Romney/BAIN/NBC is
working conspiratorially together.
Well at least you're not slipping into an asterisk.
Newt "You just jumped a long way over here friend..."
Moral rot is just as bad as economic/financial rot. In fact, the moral rot brings on the other rot.
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