Skip to comments.Joe Biden interrupted Paul Ryan 82 times in 90 minutes. The Democrats have become the rude party
Posted on 10/12/2012 12:38:04 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
No ones denying that Joe Biden delivered the more energetic performance in Thursdays vice presidential debate. He interrupted Paul Ryan 82 times in 90 minutes. Yet some polls say that Ryan won and many pundits are calling it a draw. How come?
Two reasons. First, deconstruct the Biden bluster and some of what he said was nonsensical. In the first 10 minutes alone, Joe insisted that the US intelligence community was wrong on Libya but trustworthy on Iran. He claimed that the staff at the Benghazi embassy didnt want extra security when lots of sources say that they begged for it. He seemed to rule out war with Iran under any circumstances, which would remove Americas one bargaining chip. As political klutzes go, Biden is to talking what Gerald Ford was to walking.
More importantly, Biden was rude. Perhaps he was trying to emulate Romneys dominant performance from the week before. But where Romney was commanding, Biden was just insulting. The most damning moments came when the camera went split screen. On the right was Ryan trying to make a serious point about world peace. On the left was Biden laughing. The Vice Presidents performance will doubtless rally the party faithful and give them a few applause lines to live off through to November. But its hard to imagine independents warming to these theatrics.
The Democrats have made the classic mistake of thinking that what they want to see is what everyone else wants to see. This isnt peculiar to the Obama/Biden ticket but part of a long-term evolution. Back in 2000, Al Gore huffed and puffed his way angrily through a presidential debate and possibly cost his party the election. The Democrats ought to have learned from that, but .....
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I thought about that and whether someone’s head would roll for the debates split-screen decision. Perhaps they were hoping for that one good “gotcha” shot of Romney or of Ryan (all others would hit the round file) that they could run over and over again.
Biden is a creep.
This should be no surprise to freedom loving people. The RATS are socialist/marxist/ communist in their beliefs. Typical is to shout down their opponents by demeaning them and preventing the truth. This is right out of the Alinsky playbook.
That way he has of jabbing the air toward you while he’s talking is unnerving (and he holds a sharp object in his hand too).
Biden is a crapweasel and shouldn’t be next in line for the presidency.
No! Really? I thought this was just a civil debate about differences in patriotic visions???
Some of us ex-wives here had flash-backs to former abusive husbands watching Biden’s intimidating and bullying treatment of Ryan.
I think Neal Cavuto and Bill O’Reilly are Democrats....they are RUDE INTERRUPTORS just when someone on the right is getting to their main point. I can’t stand them.
Speakers in my car are not the best, so I didn't hear the interruptions and thought BiteMe was doing OK - except I was screaming "Liar" several times.
Got home and watched the second half....could not believe the rudeness.
Ryan could have nailed him quite a few times, but chose caution instead. He did a good job for his first big-time debate.
Charles Krauthammer nailed it this morning on FOX....
"If you read the transcript - it was a tie.
If you listened to it - Biden won.
If you watched it - Ryan won.
MayflowerMadam, I am sure some did. I was kinda cracking a guy joke.
I am at over 40 years... I think she’s going to keep me. ;>)
Actually, since Ryan only had 40 minutes, it’s 82 times in 40 minutes. And if you throw out the opening and closing statements, it’s about 82 times in 32 minutes, or once every 23 seconds. Add in Martha’s butt-ins, and we’re down to about once every 17 seconds.
Hey, at least Martha kept sneering grins under control, right?
Nothing any liberal candidate does upsets them.
Biden destroyed an innocent American’s life and smiled all the way!
Joe Biden - Bearing false witness, as usual!
Do you have Prince Albert in a can? Then let him out.
When I was a kid I thought that was A hilarious phone prank.
Did Ryan help the ticket win in November?
That is the only important outcome.
Democrats, and it extends far beyond VP Biden, demonstrate a fevered class division consciousness while being totally classless. To me, it demonstrates a view I am convinced that Democrat officialdom are imbued with; that Democrats are, by innate right, entitled to government office unless denied by unfair elections (2000 and 2004), candidate lies or other obstructions. The lack of class, as demonstrated by Biden, comes from the arrogance of a natural office holder!
Only 82 times?? I thought it was more...I think I saw better debates from a 5 year old then Biden last night.