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The Obama Myth Will Not Survive the Debates
AmericanThinker.com ^ | 10/4/2012 | Anthony G. Dispenza

Posted on 10/04/2012 5:57:44 AM PDT by RoosterRedux

The fraudulence of Obama's presidency is so great that only an analogy can bring us close to sufficiently expressing that fraud. In the movie The Gladiator, Roman Emperor Commodus abuses his power to rule over the people with an iron fist and to ensure that he is viewed favorably, while the truly great man in Maximus is initially thought to be a mere slave and far inferior to Commodus. When confronted with the man himself, however, the Coliseum crowds come to adore the brave gladiator, and Commodus' advantage of holding favor by hiding behind the power of the state is diminished. Eventually Commodus has no choice but to engage the truly superior Maximus face-to-face, and despite cheating, Commodus loses. The last four years and their culmination in last night's debate have been quite similar.

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The University of Denver served as the Coliseum, the people's Maximus was found in Mitt Romney, and our Commodus-like-president had nowhere to hide. And while we slave-like peasants -- as we conservatives are viewed by Obama -- knew the strength of our fellow gladiator, the blinded masses had their eyes opened for the first time. Just as Commodus, the privileged son of the Emperor, never had to actually fight, Obama has never before had to reconcile his view of the world with reality. From community organizer to "constitutional scholar," to absentee Senator to the presidency, Obama has lived his entire life in a world of mere ideas without ever having to depend on the truth of those ideas.

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1 posted on 10/04/2012 5:57:46 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: RoosterRedux
All THIS just proves what we knew from the beginning. “O” was given special consideration and got a regular kid-glove treatment in his first ‘campaign’.

All his flaws and inadequacies were ignored and he was NEVER properly vetted, etc.

Only real idiots would be surprised by “O’s” performance last night.

2 posted on 10/04/2012 6:03:39 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: RoosterRedux

Well, we and Rome survived William Jefferson Caligula so I guess we can survive Barack Hussein Commodus.


3 posted on 10/04/2012 6:07:02 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: RoosterRedux
Toto pulled back the curtain last night and 60 million American Dorthy's saw just a big humbug! Pulling the curtain back will not undo the damage.


4 posted on 10/04/2012 6:09:54 AM PDT by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: RoosterRedux

Romney was that little kid that dared to say that the emperor was naked!


5 posted on 10/04/2012 6:10:05 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: RoosterRedux

“And while we slave-like peasants — as we conservatives are viewed by Obama — knew the strength of our fellow gladiator, the blinded masses had their eyes opened for the first time.”

Oh, the dopes will STILL vote for him. A portion will sit this election out, but those on the dole will still vote for him. And the MSM will still carry his water - right off the cliff.

I’m thoroughly CONVINCED that 0 knew he was way in over his head when he was sworn in, but promised himself to do as much damage to our Republic as he could, while he had the opportunity. He’s no dummy, and a born Socialist; they cannot HELP themselves!

And now? Oh, Joy! Oh, Happiness! We The People will be supporting this GRIFTER and his loathsome wife until the day they die. That’s what really p*sses me off! *SPIT*


6 posted on 10/04/2012 6:10:34 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Cincinatus

“Well, we and Rome survived William Jefferson Caligula so I guess we can survive Barack Hussein Commodus.”

LOL! Yes, but we can only p*ss God off for so long! ;)


7 posted on 10/04/2012 6:11:47 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: SMARTY

He IS the first affirmative action president


8 posted on 10/04/2012 6:13:09 AM PDT by jrestrepo (See you all in Galt's gulch)
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To: RoosterRedux

By noon today the media will have half of us believing that Obama won the debate.


9 posted on 10/04/2012 6:13:42 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: RoosterRedux
Mitt's work last night was a gift to a lot of people. He was competent and took obama apart. And, it was obvious.

The msm can't duck and hide about this one. Everyone saw it. And that's Mitt's gift. The media now has a reason to be honest about obama.

Mitt showed up and introduced us to obama. The real one.

10 posted on 10/04/2012 6:14:45 AM PDT by GBA (The line is drawn, two choices left: We must pull back from the line or be forced to cross it.)
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To: RoosterRedux

“Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” Obama; none of the above. Just because you’ve been granted the title Commander-in-chief... it doesn’t make you a commander of men or the chief of anything. And, 60 million Americans saw that for the first time last night.


11 posted on 10/04/2012 6:17:28 AM PDT by NamVet71MP
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To: skeeter

My fave lib delusional spin so far was that Obama was rope a doping to set up for later.

MSM will try to save Barry but his ship is sunk.


12 posted on 10/04/2012 6:17:33 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: RoosterRedux

Fact is that:

POTUS - TOTUS = ZERO

Without his brain, meaning his handlers and the people who are really running (ruining?) the U.S., and without them putting their words into Obama’s teleprompter, Obama was bound to lose the debate. He can’t fake it without the teleprompter, and he’s been caught being the Zero that he is.


13 posted on 10/04/2012 6:19:21 AM PDT by adorno
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To: RoosterRedux

Not only is Kenyon, Obama headed for a toilet flush, but.....so are two other groups.....the maintream media and Black Americans. The MSM cannot save itself, but......Black Americans can!!! How? Broom Obama, The NAACP and the CBC! immmediately!! If not Black Americans will be adrift at sea, tied up at the Obama economic slave plantiation for the next hundred years!!! Folks, you are either with America or Obama. Make your choice!!! End of story!!!


14 posted on 10/04/2012 6:23:23 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: RoosterRedux
Clint called this debate to a T, weeks ago


15 posted on 10/04/2012 6:23:36 AM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: RoosterRedux

Maybe he should get Bill Clinton to debate for him too.


16 posted on 10/04/2012 6:25:16 AM PDT by Jake8898
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To: MrDem

17 posted on 10/04/2012 6:26:40 AM PDT by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: RoosterRedux
Poor Obama. I haven't seen a beat down like that since I saw a guy at the zoo stick a banana in his pants and walk into the monkey cage.
18 posted on 10/04/2012 6:26:45 AM PDT by Harley (Those that don't engage in politics are destined to be governed by inferiors. -Plato)
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To: skeeter

By noon today the media will have half of us believing that Obama won the debate.

Won’t happen. I know “0” will be more prepared next time but the facts are the facts and now he knows Romney will call him out on any lie. For once this president is going to have to work for a change. MSM will try to help him but, at present, they can’t. The king was wearing no clothes last night.


19 posted on 10/04/2012 6:28:10 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: RoosterRedux


20 posted on 10/04/2012 6:30:42 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: RoosterRedux
"The fraudulence flatulence of Obama's presidency is so great..."

There...fixed it.

21 posted on 10/04/2012 6:31:07 AM PDT by moovova (Hey buddy, can you spare a tagline?)
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To: skeeter

Watch for the corrupt MSM to now work feverishly to rehabilitate Obama’s image. “He had a bad night.” He’s got a lot of foreign policy stuff on his mind and was distracted.” Blah, blah, blah...


22 posted on 10/04/2012 6:33:12 AM PDT by Obadiah (The corrupt MSM is the enemy of the American people.)
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To: MrDem

“Pulling the curtain back will not undo the damage.”

Key point, Romney will not be the one to undo the damage, if it can be done. I’ve already cast my vote for Romney in early voting, but I have no confidence that he will undo much of anything that Obuma has done, he simply is not the bold Conservative needed for correction. And, of course, Romney will need the cooperation of Congress. But, if we are ridded of the muzzie communist traitor in the WH, that’s a huge positive.


23 posted on 10/04/2012 6:37:13 AM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: Obadiah

They already have. All incumbent Presidents do horrible in their first debate. It’s going viral with the libs.


24 posted on 10/04/2012 6:40:18 AM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: Bitsy
Look for moderators in the next debate to be wearing chain mail and carrying megaphones - they need to make certain the format adheres to the 10 second response pattern more suitable for simplistic slogans & cheap shot soundbites liberals love so well.

Hopefully Romney will simply ignore them again and respond straight to the voters.

25 posted on 10/04/2012 6:40:21 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: RoosterRedux
מנא ,מנא, תקל, ופרסין Mene, Mene, Tekel u-Pharsin
26 posted on 10/04/2012 6:40:21 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: RoosterRedux
Obama has never before had to reconcile his view of the world with reality.

That's the truth.

27 posted on 10/04/2012 6:41:39 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: RoosterRedux

The media’s credibility also took a massive blow last night. Americans now know they were sold a bill-of-goods, and they know who sold it to them.

The media must circle their wagons now and decide whether or not they’re going down with Obama. It’s going to be interesting to watch to see what choice they make.


28 posted on 10/04/2012 6:43:04 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: SMARTY

“All THIS just proves what we knew from the beginning. “O” was given special consideration and got a regular kid-glove treatment in his first ‘campaign’.

All his flaws and inadequacies were ignored and he was NEVER properly vetted, etc.

Only real idiots would be surprised by “O’s” performance last night.”

I totally agree with you. Last night wasn’t surprising at all. He was an inept debater against Hillary, too. And Romney should thank Newt, Bachmann, and Santorum for helping him hone his skills.

The one thing I still wonder about is this: Why did so many leading lefties turn against Hillary in 2008? Regardless of why, maybe we are lucky they did. She is just as foolish and radical as Obama, but she works harder and is generally more competent (or more able to convey competence).


29 posted on 10/04/2012 6:43:14 AM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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30 posted on 10/04/2012 6:44:27 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: GBA
Last night we saw the real Romney and the real Obama. Romney did not have to dodge and fake intelligence and knowledge. Obama is shallow and biased to the point of ignorance of anything beyond that progressive, socialist bias.
More than ever I saw Obama as a puppet of the machine that brought him to be CIC. He does what he is told and is happy to comply. He will leave office and live in luxury for the rest of his life. I believe that he will be happy to lose this election and get on with what is really important to him---cool, pretentious, important to know celebrity, man about town, jet set darling, etc.
Mitt will continue to be the person we saw in this debate. Knowledgeable, intense, focused, determined to do the best he can at whatever the situation calls for. Mitt is wired to work hard and views a job as a challenge. Obama is wired the complete opposite.
31 posted on 10/04/2012 6:48:51 AM PDT by mountainfolk (God Bless the United States of America and the Republic for which is stands.)
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To: RoosterRedux

over the years, I have noticed, that when certain folks are nervous, or uneasy, then tend to lean against a desk, as if looking for support....when the Obama, recited the “poor old Grandmother” line, I knew that was the end, he was lost, and looking for support....


32 posted on 10/04/2012 6:50:35 AM PDT by B212
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To: RoosterRedux

The next debate will be worse, Obama is AWOL on foreign policy.

Imagine Romney saying “You were elected to be President, not present”


33 posted on 10/04/2012 6:52:25 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: adorno

"Fact is that:

POTUS - TOTUS = ZERO

Without his brain, meaning his handlers and the people who are really running (ruining?) the U.S., and without them putting their words into Obama’s teleprompter, Obama was bound to lose the debate. He can’t fake it without the teleprompter, and he’s been caught being the Zero that he is."

Right.  The teleprompter and his lap-dog media lacky's could not help him last night.  By himself, he's a zero.  No telempropter to help him keep his lies straight, and no lap-dogs to cover up his complete ineptitude, to re-speak his "miss-spokes" for him. 

I wonder if his little commie pea brain was silently screaming out, "SAUL ALINSKY, WHERE ARE YOU IN MY HOUR OF NEED!"

 

_____________________________________


34 posted on 10/04/2012 6:55:11 AM PDT by CaptainKrunch (Freedom does not promise safety and security, freedom only promises freedom.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

I don’t mind supporting him, as long as his address is in Kansas, or Cuba.


35 posted on 10/04/2012 6:55:17 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: NCC-1701

AND

Dennis Miller tweet:

Obama better hope a Kicked Ass is covered under Obamacare.
AND

Right now, David Axelrod is asking a crying Barack Obama: "Show me on the doll where the bad man touched you."

1 posted on Thursday, October 04, 2012 2:26:53 AM by Nachum

36 posted on 10/04/2012 6:58:30 AM PDT by Stand Watch Listen
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To: SMARTY
That's exactly why I never believed this clown was supposed to be president in the first place.

Nobody on the left that could pull any strings was dumb enough to believe this clown was the great leader that could lead this country into a socialist Utopia.

He was supposed to be forced out before the 2008 election and Hillary was supposed to have scooted in.

37 posted on 10/04/2012 6:59:32 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: mountainfolk

Spot on. My take is Obama is the product of the left’s darling project, minority entitlement. He is the exact result that parallels their myriad minority social programs of state support, versus individual effort.

Take away the support - Totus, sycophantic media, etc, and you have an empty shell.

It is total irony that he is the one to display the failure of their paradigm.


38 posted on 10/04/2012 7:04:40 AM PDT by Rennes Templar (I'm starting a business. Who's going to build it for me?)
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To: rawcatslyentist

obviously you have never touched foot in Kansas or you would know it is a really awesome place with salt of the earth people (Sebilious was an aberration)


39 posted on 10/04/2012 7:08:22 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: .45 Long Colt
“Why did so many leading lefties turn against Hillary in 2008?”

Don't forget, how much and how often Evita and Billy Boy stepped on everyone’s toes in DC.

It all came back to bite them in the a#@.

They courted their own defeat.

Friends of mine from DC told me:

‘You can't believe how much those two are hated, even among other Demcrats.’

Anyway, they cultivated a whole goup of politicos who can't stand the sight of them and who loved paying them back for what they did while Billy Boy was in the WH.

40 posted on 10/04/2012 7:10:49 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: skeeter

I thought it was a good debate because they both ignored the moderator. Romney even more so than Obama.


41 posted on 10/04/2012 7:14:36 AM PDT by Average Al
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To: RoosterRedux

Great article. Thanks for posting.

I just asked a guy at work if he watched the debate. He told me he is the son of Dems, he has always voted Dem, but he really liked what he heard from Romney. He shared that he wants to keep more of what he has earned and is taking a close look at Romney.

I hope millions of others have the same epiphany.


42 posted on 10/04/2012 7:15:42 AM PDT by Gamecock
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To: skeeter

Candy Crowley is likely being coached by David Axlerod at this moment. She will be prepared to cut Romney off while allowing Obama extra time. If Romney tries to talk over her, the way he did Lehrer the media will make it appear he is beating up on women. Obama will be aggressive bit stick to very specific talking pints. It isn’t hard to guess what the questions will be in a foreign policy debate.


43 posted on 10/04/2012 7:16:39 AM PDT by Soul of the South
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To: skeeter
Hopefully Romney will simply ignore them again and respond straight to the voters.

Yes, he did a very good job of not taking much pap from Lehrer. I doubt he will let the next liberal moderators shunt him. The moderators will learn it is not their debate.

44 posted on 10/04/2012 7:17:02 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: skeeter

Candy Crowley is likely being coached by David Axlerod at this moment as to how she needs to moderate. She will be prepared to cut Romney off while allowing Obama extra time. If Romney tries to talk over her, the way he did Lehrer, the media will make it appear he is beating up on women. Obama will be aggressive but stick to very specific talking points. It isn’t hard to guess what the questions will be in a foreign policy debate.


45 posted on 10/04/2012 7:18:20 AM PDT by Soul of the South
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To: LibFreeUSA

OMG that is my favorite movie of all times!! Just a little side note....IF 60million folk saw last night’s debate that WAS HUGH! The second debate won’t matter as much as the first always leave the biggest impression! By the time the next one comes rolling in the audience will be smaller! The vice p debate will also have a HUGH audience solely because they want to see Paul. BUT beware, the spin has already started out there. USA today is already making a big thing about the BIG BIRD statement and the Huff is saying that Romney did so and so...sore losers!!


46 posted on 10/04/2012 7:18:32 AM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: B212
Ahhh, the poor old grandmother. The same grandmother he threw under the bus four years ago.
47 posted on 10/04/2012 7:23:20 AM PDT by Gamecock
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To: CaptainKrunch

One can only imagine the kind of drumming he gets from other heads of state in face-to-face meetings, like Netanyahu. No wonder he avoids them so much.


48 posted on 10/04/2012 7:24:45 AM PDT by Carlucci
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To: CaptainK

How do theses idiots explain the 1984 debates?


49 posted on 10/04/2012 7:27:53 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: RoosterRedux

An even better movie analogy is the fight between Rocky and the Russian chap Drago in which eventually the crown began cheering for Rocky rather than their own fighter.


50 posted on 10/04/2012 7:34:15 AM PDT by The Duke
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