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John Kerry to play Romney in Obama debate prep
CBSNews ^ | 6/18/2012 | Brian Montopoli

Posted on 06/18/2012 2:25:50 PM PDT by South40

President Obama has recruited Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., to play the part of Mitt Romney in mock debates ahead of the three presidential debates in October, the Obama campaign has confirmed to CBS News.

The Washington Post first reported the news. David Axelrod, Mr. Obama's chief strategist, told the Post that Kerry was an "obvious choice."

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Kerry was an "obvious choice."

Of course he was. He and Romney are Massachusetts liberals. The only better choice would have been Ted Kennedy but he is dead.

1 posted on 06/18/2012 2:25:55 PM PDT by South40
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To: South40

What would truly be hilarious would be if Lurch was actually better in the debate rehearsal than 0bama, causing the Kenyan douchebag to lose his cool and have a meltdown, lol


2 posted on 06/18/2012 2:31:38 PM PDT by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: South40

It doesn’t work when you script both sides D’oh LOL , maybe they’re checking the ear pieces LOL


3 posted on 06/18/2012 2:31:47 PM PDT by molson209
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To: South40

What substance, if any does Kerry actually bring to the table?


4 posted on 06/18/2012 2:32:21 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: South40

5 posted on 06/18/2012 2:32:57 PM PDT by Blado (Obama's brain is a coprolite from the Late Soviet Era.)
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To: Morpheus2009
"What substance, if any does Kerry actually bring to the table?"

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Did you know that John Kerry served in Vietnam?

you asked for it

6 posted on 06/18/2012 2:34:17 PM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: Morpheus2009

Kerry, Kerry....

Hmmmnnnn.....

Didn’t he cut himself shaving in Vietnam? That qualifies him to play Romney!!


7 posted on 06/18/2012 2:35:08 PM PDT by meyer (It's 1860 all over again - the taxpayer is the new "N" word)
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To: South40

Were Jim Backus or Richie Rich not available?


8 posted on 06/18/2012 2:35:34 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: South40

Yeah, this is too much:
Obama: Let me be clear, I am for the middle class and not the rich, who aren’t paying their fair share.
Kerry (as Romney): I agree, um wait, *aside what’s the talking point again?* Oh, uh, I like rich people.
Obama: I also am for gay marriage, because I want people of all sexual perversions to be able to enjoy a religious ceremony.
Kerry (as Romney): I agree, um wait, *aside what’s the talking point again?* Oh, uh, I like heteros.
Obama: I also think that all illegal immigrants should be allowed to work, vote, and refuse to pay taxes in America.
Kerry (as Romney): I agree, um wait, *aside what’s the talking point again?* Oh, uh, I hate illegals.

Looks like a great debate prep.


9 posted on 06/18/2012 2:35:50 PM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: South40

I wonder if Jean Francois will bring up his heroic exploits in Vietnam.


10 posted on 06/18/2012 2:35:50 PM PDT by seanmerc
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To: South40

given the delivery and cadence of those guys, plus Kerry’s slow reaction time, we’re looking at 18 hours of rehearsal here


11 posted on 06/18/2012 2:36:41 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: mkjessup
What would truly be hilarious would be if Lurch was actually better in the debate rehearsal than 0bama, causing the Kenyan douchebag to lose his cool and have a meltdown, lol

That is possible. Given that Axelrod said: "There is no one that has more experience or understanding of the presidential debate process than John Kerry,"

It is entirely possible that Kerry will wipe the floor with the community organizer from Kenya.

12 posted on 06/18/2012 2:37:48 PM PDT by South40
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To: Buckeye McFrog

...and some of the most boring dialogue in recorded history.


13 posted on 06/18/2012 2:38:26 PM PDT by seanmerc
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To: South40

He’ll be just a bobble-head nodding yes yes yes you’re right to everything Obamamugabe says.


14 posted on 06/18/2012 2:38:50 PM PDT by SkyDancer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

lol! Good one.


15 posted on 06/18/2012 2:38:59 PM PDT by South40
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To: South40
Backup, Elizabeth Warren:
16 posted on 06/18/2012 2:39:24 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: seanmerc

>>...and some of the most boring dialogue in recorded history.

they shoulda got mondale instead.


17 posted on 06/18/2012 2:41:34 PM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: Morpheus2009
It was widely considered that George W. Bush defeated Kerry in debate in 2004; George W. Bush who the left loves to characterize as an imbecile defeated Kerry, the master debater.

So if Kerry couldn't beat Bush how is he best prepared to debate the Kenyan?

18 posted on 06/18/2012 2:46:22 PM PDT by South40
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To: South40

I would suggest that Romney play Obama in the GOP debate prep, but I guess that’s out. Maybe Jon Huntsman.


19 posted on 06/18/2012 2:47:26 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: South40

If they pay less that $10M for the software to run Kerry’s teleprompter, he won’t stand a chance.....


20 posted on 06/18/2012 2:50:21 PM PDT by G Larry
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To: Brilliant
I would suggest that Romney play Obama in the GOP debate prep

That sounds like a Brilliant idea!

:-P

21 posted on 06/18/2012 2:51:05 PM PDT by South40
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To: South40

Heads Up: It’s obvious that Obama intends to focus on Obama’s flip-flops during the debates.


22 posted on 06/18/2012 2:51:54 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Should Obama recuse himself from making any decisions on immigration?)
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To: South40
CORRECTION: Heads Up: It's obvious that Obama intends to focus on Romney's flip-flops during the debates. Flip-flopping and talking himself and re-explaining himself is the trait John Kerry's known for.
23 posted on 06/18/2012 2:53:32 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Should Obama recuse himself from making any decisions on immigration?)
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To: Morpheus2009
What substance, if any does Kerry actually bring to the table?

I think Kerry is a great choice!

The only better choice would be for Zero to practice against a cardboard cutout of Romney! Or skip the practice and play a round of golf, instead!

24 posted on 06/18/2012 2:53:46 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: South40

Be interesting to be a fly on the wall in those mock ups. I remember reading that the guy Clinton chose to practice against in 1996 (I can’t remember who - George Mitchell, maybe?) rattled Bubba to the point of Clinton nearly losing it. Obama would be even easier to unnerve, I think, with a hard and aggressive debate approach.

Getting Romney to do that, of course, would be a magic trick all of its own...


25 posted on 06/18/2012 2:54:49 PM PDT by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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To: South40
It is entirely possible that Kerry will wipe the floor with the community organizer from Kenya.

Considering that there is rumored to be a slight bit of animosity between the senior Senator from Assachusetts (I have it on good authority that when Fat Teddy finally checked out, that John F'in Kerry did a little jig while singing 'I'm the senior Senator, I'm the senior Senator!') and the Kenyan Usurper.

I'm wondering if Herman Cain (a good friend of Romney) will be among those considered as a debate 'sparring partner' with Romney?

Personally, I think Herman Cain has too much integrity to even pretend to be a treasonous dirtbag like 0bama-lama-ding-dong.
26 posted on 06/18/2012 2:55:06 PM PDT by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: South40
The only better choice would have been Ted Kennedy but he is dead.

That little inconvenience won't stop his vote from being placed in November.

27 posted on 06/18/2012 2:55:14 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: tsowellfan

I knew what you meant and it’s an easy mistake to make. If you look at their records it’s hard to differentiate between the two.


28 posted on 06/18/2012 2:56:43 PM PDT by South40
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To: Morpheus2009
What substance, if any does Kerry actually bring to the table?

The substance of spending the majority of the debates back pedaling and explaining his flip-flops not unike a debate between Romney and Kennedy. (a must watch)

They're going to try to tag Romney as a Flip-Flopper and it wont be a difficult thing to do.

29 posted on 06/18/2012 2:57:19 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Should Obama recuse himself from making any decisions on immigration?)
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To: Morpheus2009
What substance, if any does Kerry actually bring to the table?

Ketchup?

30 posted on 06/18/2012 2:58:35 PM PDT by Walmartian (An update is available for this tagline. Click here to download.)
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To: DemforBush
Be interesting to be a fly on the wall

If Moochelle is there the flies will be on her.

31 posted on 06/18/2012 3:02:25 PM PDT by South40
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To: South40

So Kerry gets to play Mr Ed, where’s that female horse face? You know, the skank from Sluts in The City!


32 posted on 06/18/2012 3:04:25 PM PDT by 9422WMR (Life is not fair, just deal with it.)
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To: Walmartian

The deranged one AXELROD says ROMNEY is the obvious choice. That sounds RACIST to me.


33 posted on 06/18/2012 3:05:01 PM PDT by spawn44 (mu)
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To: Walmartian

Kerry is going to try to use this to impress Zero with his “vast” foreign policy experience to get Sec of State job.

He’ll bore them all in the process.


34 posted on 06/18/2012 3:06:01 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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Kerry is going to try to use this to impress Zero with his “vast” foreign policy experience to get Sec of State job.

I hear he did a great job negotiating with the communist Vietnamese back in the 70s.

35 posted on 06/18/2012 3:07:46 PM PDT by South40
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To: South40
I'm going to assume.....

john-mccain-angry

.....was not available?

Hey, might as well have a "real" RINO stand in; you know, someone else who also refused to attack our Dear Leader.

36 posted on 06/18/2012 3:09:05 PM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet
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To: South40

I’ll bet you 10 grand right now that Kerry wins.


37 posted on 06/18/2012 3:09:38 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: molson209
What difference does it make? They are just two typical white people as far as Obama is concerned.

Other than being tall and rich, I don't know that Kerry has that much resemblance to Romney--Kerry certainly doesn't have the imagination to figure out what Romney is likely to say, but presumably they have a team of researchers going over Romney's past utterances to try to put together what he is likely to say in a debate.

It goes without saying that the moderators will be liberals. Will they give Obama an advance list of the questions?

38 posted on 06/18/2012 3:09:56 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Blado
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39 posted on 06/18/2012 3:11:10 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

I git a grin. Agin.


40 posted on 06/18/2012 3:13:00 PM PDT by Blado (Obama's brain is a coprolite from the Late Soviet Era.)
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To: cripplecreek

I’ll bet you $10 grand the liberal wins when Obama finally debates Romney.


41 posted on 06/18/2012 3:13:46 PM PDT by South40
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To: onetruelord
Welcome to FR!

Romney has a life long record of liberal policies to defend while trying to portray the conservative he pretends to be. He may have fooled some of the weaker minds but he can't and won't fool real conservatives.

43 posted on 06/18/2012 3:23:29 PM PDT by South40
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To: freedomlover
What substance, if any does Zero bring to the table?

Good grief... what a dynamic duo that makes. "Uhhh.... uhhh....uhhh."

45 posted on 06/18/2012 3:35:16 PM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: cripplecreek

lol!


46 posted on 06/18/2012 3:36:38 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: cripplecreek

lol!


47 posted on 06/18/2012 3:36:38 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: fhayek
Hope that the GOP will look at each moderator and what news organization is going to air the debate. If not acceptable, tell Obama to go golfing along with CBS, CNN, ABC, NBC and every other liberal news organization. Only debate if Fox is going to supply the moderators. Don't go into these debates blinded.
48 posted on 06/18/2012 3:45:28 PM PDT by YukonGreen
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To: South40

Both liberal flip-floppers from Mass.

Perfect choice. First thing the Obama campaign has done right.


49 posted on 06/18/2012 3:50:48 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound (.)
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To: South40
Ewww, talk about death warmed over.


50 posted on 06/18/2012 4:08:23 PM PDT by bgill
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