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  • Newt turns media "gotcha" questioners into road kill!

    01/20/2012 11:45:34 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 43 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/20/2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    John King has joined Juan Williams as Newt Gingrich road kill. They have both been taught a harsh lesson: Newt Gingrich will not play the “gotcha question” game and he will turn such questions into smack downs of those who insist upon asking them. In just over 2 minutes Gingrich took King’s opening question about the charges being made by his former wife and flattened the pride of CNN to the delight of hundreds in a South Carolina auditorium and millions across the country. Newt’s smack down had us banging our fists and saying “Finally! Finally somebody is punching back!”...
  • Bozell Column: Unseat These Atrocious Moderators (MSM still in the tank for Obama)

    01/11/2012 4:10:20 AM PST · by tobyhill · 35 replies · 1+ views
    newsbusters ^ | 1/11/2012 | By Brent Bozell
    Sitting through the Republican debate on Saturday night with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos was just painful, from beginning to end. Some of it was just political Ambien. But when it was finally over, there was just one question. Who in the GOP in his/her right mind invites a historically shameless Democratic spin controller like Stephanopoulos to “moderate” a primary debate like this – ever? The only thing that can be said in defense of that horrible decision was turning to NBC the next morning and seeing “moderator” David Gregory be even more slanted in his questioning. ABC slanted the ideological questions...
  • The debate in "Reale time": a wife, visiting relatives and two dogs allowed

    12/16/2011 11:04:18 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/16/2011 | Ron Reale
    If life were fair, Rick Santorum and Michelle Bachmann would be doing much better than they are. I understand the reluctance to back Bachmann. I stopped backing her because she claimed, among other things, that God was sending recent natural disasters, killing people all around the world as a warning. Santorum, to my knowledge, hasn’t made any such self destructive statements and believes with a passion what he says. He just doesn’t seem to project any passion himself. And that’s a shame. He would probably do well and is undeniably for a strong America. Gingrich as usual was the smartest...
  • Charlie Rose show- live analysis of Republican Presidential debate (interesting)

    10/12/2011 4:08:45 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 9 replies
    Charlie Rose ^ | 10-11-11
    Title: Live analysis of Republican debate (If interested, look for that title when the show's sequence moves in the link order) Date shown: Oct. 11, 2011 Panel: Charlie Rose, Karen Tumulty of the Washington Post, Matthew Dowd of Bloomberg and former George W. Bush advisor, Al Hunt of Bloomberg News, Dan Balz of the Washington Post, Rich Lowry of National Review, Mark Halperin of Time mag, and Julianna Goldman of Bloomberg News $$$ VIDEO: LIVE ANALYSIS OF REPULICAN DEBATE
  • Johnson Invited to Fla GOP Debate Tonight

    09/22/2011 7:00:22 AM PDT · by whiteoutpress · 32 replies ^ | September 22, 2011 | Mark Wachtler
    September 22, 2011. Orlando. For all those fans of liberty, freedom and America’s electoral process, they may want to tune into Fox News tonight and check out the next GOP Presidential debate. Broadcast live from Orlando, Florida, the top 9 Republican candidates for President will be on stage. That’s one more than the 8 that have previously been invited to the other GOP debates, including the last Fox News debate. That’s because the American people have spoken loud and clear, demanding an end to a rigged and dishonest debate system. With metaphorical chants from a united electorate of, “Let him...
  • Vanity: Republican Tea Party Debate Impressions

    09/13/2011 9:51:44 AM PDT · by JDW11235 · 46 replies · 1+ views
    September 13, 2011 | Me
    Hi Freepers, having watched last nights debate, I have come away with a little bit more information on each of the candidates, and I was wondering if anyone would be willing to share their thoughts and impressions about how each of the candidates did. I will be looking through the live thread further (there are thousands of comments), but mostly I am looking for a few specific things, if anyone would be willing to oblige: 1) Were there any "Deal Breakers" or any positions which were taken that would keep you from endorsing a candidate at this stage in the...
  • It's Been Quite a Week for Crazy and Stupid

    06/19/2011 3:59:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | June 19, 2011 | Derek Hunter
    You’ve been “Weinered to death” the last few weeks, now that he’s resigned, there’s nothing left to say about it. But here are some other things you might’ve missed this week. There Has to be a Better Way to Waste 2 Hours Republicans debated this week on CNN. Why they agreed to debate on CNN remains a mystery; perhaps local public access networks were all booked with their versions of Wayne’s World. I won’t bore you with many of the details because the details were boring. I never thought I’d see an event that would make the MTV “boxers...
  • Re: This or That (ridiculous questions)

    06/14/2011 3:54:18 AM PDT · by bronxville · 5 replies
    National Review ^ | June 13, 2011 | Mark Steyn
    Re: This or That June 13, 2011 10:33 P.M. By Mark Steyn The trouble is it’s all “This or That”. As Newt pointed out, most of the questions posit ridiculous choices: Are you in favor of amnesty for illegal immigrants or are you in favor of deporting 20 million people? Are you in favor of seizing private property in New Hampshire for a Hydro Québec power line or are you in favor of continued oil dependency on psychotic dictators? The remainder fall into cutesie-pie stuff that John King lacks the personality to pull off, and the last embodied in its...
  • Republicans assail Obama, not each other in debate

    06/13/2011 8:39:16 PM PDT · by PROCON · 122 replies
    AP ^ | June 13, 2011 | PHILIP ELLIOTT
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Republican White House hopefuls condemned President Barack Obama's handling of the economy from the opening moments of their first major debate of the campaign season Monday night, and pledged emphatically to repeal his historic year-old health care overhaul. "When 14 million Americans are out of work we need a new president to end the Obama Depression," declared former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, the first among seven contenders on stage to criticize the president's economic policies.

    01/24/2008 5:17:01 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 3,159 replies · 19,310+ views
    Debate among the GOP presidential contenders. Live at 9:00pm EST/8:00 CST
  • Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #15–Myrtle Beach, SC 01/10/08 - Official Discussion Thread

    01/10/2008 4:49:16 PM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 3,827 replies · 5,343+ views
    Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #15 – Myrtle Beach, SC 01/10/08 - Official Discussion Thread Watch the Republican presidential primary candidates debate in Myrtle Beach, S.C., live on FOX News Channel and at 9 p.m. ET.
  • Frank Luntz's Professional "undecided" focus group members (September 5 vs January 6)

    01/06/2008 11:41:17 PM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 86 replies · 1,281+ views
    Frank Luntz's Professional "undecided' focus group members Sept 5 group vs Jan 6 groupYOUTUBE VIDEO LINK Fuller video of tonight's Luntz focus group
  • Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #14 – Milford, NH 01/06/08 - Official Discussion Thread

    01/06/2008 4:03:39 PM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 2,441 replies · 2,272+ views
    Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #14 – Milford, New Hampshire 01/06/08 - Official Discussion Thread Fox News Channel; Roundtable format Candidates the gatekeepers are allowing to participating: Rudy Giuliani Mike Huckabee John McCain Mitt Romney Fred Thompson
  • LIVE THREAD- Republican Presidential Debate -ABC NEWS in New Hampshire

    01/05/2008 2:17:41 PM PST · by SE Mom · 2,711 replies · 3,977+ views
    ABC News ^ | 01/05/08
    Charles Gibson will moderate the Republican and Democrat debates tonight in New Hampshire, beginning at 7 PM Eastern. Have at it..
  • Former Naval Officer Who Was There Says CNN/YouTube Debate A Political Ambush

    12/15/2007 1:59:50 PM PST · by Daniel T. Zanoza · 5 replies · 162+ views ^ | Dec. 11, 2007 | EDITOR'S NOTE: Former Naval officer, retired Lieutenant Commander Cy Huerter tells a disturbing story about CNN's November 28th YouTube Republican presidential candidates debate. Huerter goes on to address the place of homosexuals in the military and gives his opinion on "don't ask, don't tell." BIOGRAPHY -- CY HUERTER Cy Huerter is a business and property developer, President of Lake County Indiana Right to Life and Chairman of the Highland, Indiana Republican Central Committee. His Pro-life support predates the many pro-death government decrees since 1973. Huerter is a retired Naval Officer, has served on the Board of Directors of Lake...
  • Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #12 – Johnston, Iowa 12/12/07 - Official Discussion Thread

    12/12/2007 9:56:01 AM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 1,412 replies · 3,020+ views
    Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #12 – Johnston, Iowa 12/12/07 - Official Discussion Thread Live at 2PM EST on Iowa Public Television, CNN, C-SPAN3, Fox News Channel, C-SPAN Radio, and Fox News Radio Candidates participating: Rudy Giuliani Mike Huckabee Duncan Hunter Alan Keyes John McCain Ron Paul Mitt Romney Tom Tancredo Fred Thompson Live streaming at
  • Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #10 – St. Petersburg 11/28/07 - Official Discussion Thread

    11/28/2007 3:59:54 PM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 2,734 replies · 3,708+ views
    Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #10 – St. Petersburg, Florida 11/28/07 - Official Discussion Thread CNN will hold this debate, hosted by Anderson Cooper, with submitted questions in video form via YouTube. 8pm ET/5pm PT Hosted by Anderson Cooper Candidates participating: Rudy Giuliani Mike Huckabee Duncan Hunter John McCain Ron Paul Mitt Romney Tom Tancredo Fred Thompson
  • THE SAVAGE NATION! 28Nov2007 - I hope you're not thirsty!!

    11/28/2007 2:29:55 PM PST · by fishtank · 150 replies · 193+ views
    LOTS of streaming internet radio links here!!!
  • In Case You Missed It - Florida GOP Debate In It's Entirety - Video 10/21/07

    10/22/2007 5:23:22 AM PDT · by · 9 replies · 173+ views
    Blogs For Fred Thompson ^ | October 22, 2007 | brkcmo
    Here is Sunday's GOP Debate from Florida in it's entirety, posted on nine YouTubes 10 minutes each..........
  • Fox News Live Thread: Candidates to Sell Conservative Credentials at Republican Debate

    10/21/2007 2:19:55 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 1,438 replies · 1,713+ views
    Fox News ^ | 10-21-2007
    <p>WASHINGTON — One of the most contested states in presidential politics is center stage Sunday night as FOX News airs a Republican candidates primary debate in Orlando, Fla., that is sure to be used by the 2008 contenders as a chance to cater to the party's conservative base.</p>
  • Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #8 – Dearborn, MI 10/09/07 - Official Discussion Thread

    10/09/2007 11:58:39 AM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 2,212 replies · 66,945+ views
    Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #8 – Dearborn, Michigan 10/09/07 - Official Discussion Thread CNBC/MSNBC/The Wall Street Journal are jointly sponsoring the first Republican Presidential debate of the 2008 campaign focusing on economic issues. It will be held on October 9 in Dearborn, Michigan at the University of Michigan-Dearborn at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center. Broadcast is live on CNBC at 4 PM ET (1 PM PT) and re-broadcast on MSNBC at 9 PM ET (6 PM PT). CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and MSNBC's Chris Matthews will host the debate. Live streaming on Candidates participating: Sam Brownback Rudy Giuliani...
  • Republican Debate #7 – Baltimore, MD 09/27/07 - Brownback, Huckabee, Hunter, Keyes, Paul, Tancredo

    09/27/2007 5:26:47 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 379 replies · 1,007+ views
    Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #7 – Baltimore, Maryland 09/27/07 - Official Discussion Thread All-American Presidential Forum on PBS Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland September 27, 2007, 9:00 pm-10:30 pm ET (check your local PBS listings) Moderated by Tavis Smiley. Candidates participating: Sam Brownback Mike Huckabee Duncan Hunter Alan Keyes Ron Paul Tom Tancredo Journalists involved... Ray Suarez is a Washington-based Senior Correspondent who joined The NewsHour in October 1999. Suarez has thirty years of varied experience in the news business. Cynthia Tucker is the editorial page editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist whose work appears in...
  • Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #6–Ft Lauderdale, FL 09/17/07 - Official Discussion Thread

    09/17/2007 3:30:35 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 809 replies · 1,191+ views
    Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #6 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida 09/17/07 - Official Discussion Thread The debate will focus on issues of special concern to social and religious conservatives who brand themselves "values voters." The candidates will begin arriving here mid-afternoon, and the debate kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. It will be streamed live via the Internet at and the website for the American Family Association. It is also reported to be telecast on Sky Angel's Angel One channel & Dish Network channel #262. Moderated by Joseph Farah, editor of WorldNetDaily Candidates participating Sam Brownback John Cox Mike...
  • Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #5 – Durham, NH 09/05/07 - Official Discussion Thread

    09/05/2007 3:55:52 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 2,131 replies · 42,969+ views
    Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #5 – Durham, New Hampshire 09/05/07 - Official Discussion Thread Viewers of Wednesday night's Republican presidential debate in Durham, N.H., should be sure to have their computers up and running early, as offers special live streaming video before, during and after the event. The debate itself, to be aired on FOX News Channel and streamed on, begins at 9 p.m. EDT (6 PDT). Moderated by Brit Hume Candidates participating... Sam Brownback Rudy Giuliani Mike Huckabee Duncan Hunter John McCain Mitt Romney Ron Paul Tom Tancredo
  • Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #4 - Des Moines, IA 08/05/07 - Official Discussion Thread

    08/05/2007 5:29:36 AM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 501 replies · 14,870+ views
    Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #4 – Des Moines, Iowa 08/05/07 - Official Discussion Thread ABC News will be conducting a debate to be aired on This Week. The nine announced GOP presidential candidates meet in a campaign debate at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. George Stephanopoulos is the moderator; Des Moines Register political writer David Yepsen poses additional questions. Debate starts at 8 am CT (9 am ET/ 6 am PT) * check local stations for broadcast time in your area * Candidates participating Sam Brownback Rudy Giuliani Mike Huckabee Duncan Hunter John McCain Mitt Romney Ron Paul Tom...

    06/06/2007 3:50:11 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 13 replies · 488+ views
    YouTube ^ | June 6, 2007
    Probably a coincidence, but impossible to ignore.
  • Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #3 - Manchester, NH 06/05/07 - Official Discussion Thread

    06/05/2007 2:50:43 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 1,819 replies · 50,972+ views
    Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #3 - Manchester, New Hampshire 06/05/07 - Official Discussion Thread WMUR-TV, CNN, and the New Hampshire Union Leader will host a Republican debate in Manchester, New Hampshire on the campus of Saint Anselm College. Moderated by Wolf Blitzer. Debate begins at 7 p.m. EDT (4 p.m. PDT) and will last two hours. Sam Brownback Jim Gilmore Rudy Giuliani Mike Huckabee Duncan Hunter John McCain Mitt Romney Ron Paul Tom Tancredo Tommy Thompson Watch live video including complete coverage of the Republican debate on
  • “Rudy McRomney” Wins

    05/16/2007 4:15:16 AM PDT · by theothercheek · 109 replies · 2,430+ views
    The first Republican primary debate in the South was staged at the University of South Carolina's Koger Center for the Arts. Here are a few highlights of the 90-minute match-up, which was sponsored by the South Carolina Republican Party and moderated by Fox News anchor Brit Hume: † Sen. John McCain got off the first gag of the evening when he said that he has spoken with sailors who are offended by accusations of ever being drunk enough to spend money the way Congress does – but former AR Gov. Mike Huckabee got the biggest laugh of the night by...
  • Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #2 - Columbia, SC 05/15/07 - Official Discussion Thread

    05/15/2007 4:25:06 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 2,987 replies · 65,935+ views
    May 15, 2007
    Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #2 – Columbia, South Carolina 05/15/07 - Official Discussion Thread Watch live coverage of the First-in-the-South Republican Party Presidential Candidate debate on FOX News Channel and on Tuesday, May 15, at 9 p.m. EDT (6 p.m. PDT). Sam Brownback Jim Gilmore Rudy Giuliani Mike Huckabee Duncan Hunter John McCain Mitt Romney Ron Paul Tom Tancredo Tommy Thompson The 90-minute debate will air from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. ET (6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.) and will be moderated by "Special Report" anchor Brit Hume. Questions will be posed by two panelists — "FOX News Sunday"...
  • What debate? (analysis: Romney, McCain given preferential treatment)

    05/08/2007 1:40:50 PM PDT · by Gelato · 33 replies · 1,072+ views ^ | May 7, 2007 | RenewAmerica staff
    Last Thursday, MSNBC aired the first Republican presidential debate of the season, hosted by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. The 90-minute program--held under the glare of President Reagan's Air Force One jetliner--gave voters their first real look at the ten presidential hopefuls. Or so the media would have us believe. Anointed the winner by virtual media consensus was former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney. Among media pundits' reasons for choosing Romney: he came off as "presidential," "intelligent," and "articulate"--with "George Hamilton cool." Said a writer at National Review Online: "Romney appeared to be the smartest kid in...
  • To the gates of hell

    05/06/2007 8:49:02 AM PDT · by SmithL · 11 replies · 515+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/6/7 | Debra J. Saunders
    Simi Valley, Ventura County -- STANDING FIRMLY on the land that Ronald Reagan loved, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., did not shrink from his own principles at the first GOP presidential candidates' debate held at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley Thursday night. More than any other national figure today -- no, I take that back because Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut has put his career on the line as well -- McCain has shown that he puts what is best for his country and U.S. troops fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan before his political career. As McCain recently...
  • Is Chris Mathews the Worst Moderator Ever?

    05/04/2007 5:09:18 PM PDT · by MRiley · 17 replies · 909+ views
    Sister Toldjah ^ | May 3, 2007 | Sister Toldjah
    Sheesh. It’s bad enough that Chris Matthews will be moderating the debate, but Keith “I’m not trying to cater to the Nutroots even though I sure as hell act like it” Olbermann will be hosting pre and post debate coverage on MSNBC, too. Ick.
  • South Carolina Republican Debate (Transcript from CNN's Larry King debate)

    08/22/2004 12:07:22 PM PDT · by BMC1 · 18 replies · 817+ views
    CNN ^ | February 15, 2000 | CNN/Larry King
    MCCAIN: Well, this same man -- he stood next to him, it was his event. This same man had attacked his father viciously. BUSH: Yes, he did. Let me speak to that. Let me speak to that. MCCAIN: So I'd be glad to tell you the rest of the story, if you'd let me, when it's appropriate. BUSH: Let me -- let me answer that. MCCAIN: You should be ashamed -- you should be ashamed of sponsoring an event with that man there whop had attacked your own father. BUSH: Let me say something, John. Let me finish. Let me...