Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on October 2, 2012 by Allahpundit

Call it the built-in gravitas gap: President Obama flies the country in a grand 747, cruises in plush limousines adorned with American flags, and speaks from the White House Rose Garden, while his campaign opponent, Mitt Romney, flies in a smaller MD-83 passenger jet, rides in nondescript SUVs and makes speeches at factories and strip malls.

But on Wednesday that gap is closed, even if just for 90 minutes, when voters see the two men stand on the same stage together and go head-to-head in the first presidential debate of the campaign.

“Debates are an equalizer for challengers because there are no office trappings on stage,” said Darrell M. West, director of Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. “It is two people answering questions, and voters can reach their own impressions without outside filtering.”…

“It is the only chance to go toe to toe with the incumbent and look just as presidential as he can,” Mr. Sabato said.

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Romney’s advisers have a simple strategy: They want their candidate to balance his finely tuned arguments with personal warmth. Since Romney is a reserved man, his advisers acknowledge that it will be difficult for him to endear himself to the country, especially under the hot studio lights. But they consider it critical. “This is really about introducing him to the country,” a Romney adviser says. “It’s the largest audience he has ever had. Everybody’s watching.”

During prep sessions in Vermont this past month, Romney has worked tirelessly on the stylistic aspect of his presentation, and Romney’s advisers predict that the former Massachusetts governor will come across as both presidential and empathetic. Rather than fire off brusque retorts, as he often did during primary debates, Romney will take care “to speak in paragraphs about the economy,” a second aide says…

But it won’t all be warm and fuzzy. That’s where the balance comes in, advisers say. When he has the opportunity to give a full response, look for him to speak directly to the camera, making his case. When the president knocks him, however, Romney won’t try to stay above the fray, and he’ll try to make sure that his answers are more than clinical prescriptions. Romney will never be as gregarious as Bill Clinton or a great communicator like Ronald Reagan, but his advisers think he can score if he is comfortable and assertive.

“You’ll see a little combativeness,” says former New Hampshire governor John Sununu, a longtime Romney friend. “Remember, though, that there will be more to this debate than telling the president to stick a bumper sticker on his forehead. This is about getting the people who are watching to look at their televisions and say, ‘My gosh, that’s the guy this country needs to be president.’”

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In the desperate battle to shape public expectations over Wednesday’s presidential debate in Denver, Gov. Mitt Romney appears to be winning-by-losing.

Most prospective voters expect him to lose the face-to-face debate, so he has a greater opportunity to surprise and reassure voters who might switch support from President Barack Obama to the GOP candidate.

“The best news for Romney going into the debates is that voters have very low expectations for him and therefore the bar for him to change some minds is set lower than it is for the president,” said a survey released Oct. 2 by Quinnipiac University.

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There would be two GOP debates in Florida, one in Tampa and one in Jacksonville. Coming off defeat in South Carolina, Romney had to raise his game.

He did. Particularly in the Jacksonville debate, Romney seemed like a new man. He deftly and confidently ripped Gingrich over accusations that Romney had investments in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and then ran circles around Gingrich on immigration. With nearly everything at stake, and big audiences watching in the biggest primary state, Romney shone…

Romney’s biggest challenge, as Gingrich sees it, is to deal with what Gingrich believes will be Obama’s repeated misrepresentations of Romney’s record and position. Back in January, Gingrich believed Romney misrepresented Gingrich’s own record, something he still believes today. “Now, Romney has to figure out with Obama what I failed to figure out with Romney,” Gingrich says. “How do you convince the audience that the plausible thing just said by your opponent is factually false?”…

The most important thing Romney could do for himself is to remember that feeling from the night he lost South Carolina, when he realized that everything was riding on his next performance. This time, it is.

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“So whatever happened to all that money he’s been raising and the “Death Star” BS. Now might be a good time to fire it up, what with voting having begun already.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/03/us/politics/obama-outspending-romney-on-tv-ads.html

Braveheart on October 2, 2012 at 11:29 PM”

Wow, a lack of ads in the swing states!

I think somebody might have told you there was a problem a while ago…

gumbyandpokey on October 3, 2012 at 12:08 AM

There’s No Way Out Of Here – David Gilmour

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:08 AM

I wonder if Twerp is going to show up and tell us about the Texas debate. Apparently Mr. Cruz’s opponent lost his mind right there in front of everyone.

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:08 AM

The War Planner on October 3, 2012 at 12:04 AM

Me to either, I “watch” on Hot Air.

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:09 AM

A. big nothing burger
B. a null burrito
C. a nil taco
D. a something submarine
E. a tasty torpedo

SparkPlug on October 3, 2012 at 12:08 AM

Nothingburger with cheese. & a strawberry shake. Maybe a small o-rangs.

Lanceman on October 3, 2012 at 12:10 AM

Call it the built-in gravitas gap: President Obama flies the country in a grand 747, cruises in plush limousines adorned with American flags, and speaks from the White House Rose Garden, while his campaign opponent, Mitt Romney, flies in a smaller MD-83 passenger jet, rides in nondescript SUVs and makes speeches at factories and strip malls.

It’s laughable that after all the things Obama has done to lower the dignity of the office that anyone with a properly coded word processor can type that.

BKennedy on October 3, 2012 at 12:10 AM

There once was a troll from Nantucket

who kept all its polls in a bucket

The pollster declared “I lied”

The trolls heart fairly cried

And as he keeled over he sighed

Oh… bucket!

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:10 AM

GUTMEANDPOKEME!

Lanceman on October 3, 2012 at 12:10 AM

There’s No Way Out Of Here – David Gilmour

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:08 AM

Me loves that song. Me will listen to it all night to get I in a good mood.

SparkPlug on October 3, 2012 at 12:11 AM

Axe on October 2, 2012 at 11:55 PM

All I saw was chocolate.

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:11 AM

That didn’t take long.

Right On Cue: MSNBC’s Shrill Elitist Rachel Maddow Labels Daily Caller Video Of Obama Racist…

JPeterman on October 2, 2012 at 11:37 PM

‏@FloraDuh1

I have a feeling that somewhere in heaven Andrew is laughing his ass off saying “well done @TuckerCarlson, well done.” #BreitbartIsHere #WAR

Flora Duh on October 3, 2012 at 12:11 AM

I wonder if Twerp is going to show up and tell us about the Texas debate. Apparently Mr. Cruz’s opponent lost his mind right there in front of everyone.

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:08 AM

She posted in the open thread that she was watching, she mentioned something about a birther question/comment.

JPeterman on October 3, 2012 at 12:11 AM

She’s married to Mike Farrell. I probably shouldn’t talk about her looks, it appears that she had a liver transplant in 2000, I am sure being sick enough for that to be needed takes a toll on anyone.

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:03 AM

Oh. That guy. Yeah, what a bastard. The entertainment industry is infested with them. They’re like a plague. Of locusts! Hey! Where’s VorDaj? Is that his name? Anyway, he wrote some good lyrics earlier about Obama being a locust. I thought that it fit right in.

I looked at that image of her that you linked. Wow! BAD. She looks like a typical liberal, though.

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:11 AM

They want their candidate to balance his finely tuned arguments with personal warmth.

I think he should use a bit of a stern tone. Saying something like “I have a list of over 40 things you promised in 2008 and not one of them came to be. Why should anyone believe what you are saying now? We have an “affordable” health care act that is driving UP medical expenses for many and putting millions onto “free” coverage that an increasing number of doctors and hospitals refuse to accept. Access to sham “insurance” isn’t health care and increasing rates doesn’t make it “affordable”.

If Obama mentions Romneycare, Romney should again use a stern demeanor and say something like “Yes, we rolled out a STATE plan that was tailored to the resources and challenges in MA and that the people there support. It was never meant to be a national program and providing one-size-fits-all solutions from Washington DC isn’t going to work. To really help the people of the various states we need to repeal this and work with them to allow each state to take the scope of its own problems and its own resources into account and develop the best solutions while helping them to implement those solutions.

He needs to be cordial but also needs to mix in some dead seriousness. He doesn’t want to come off as being all happy about the situation the people are in. There are times when it is appropriate for him to frown and get a bit strong in tone, not shouting, but firm and maybe punch the podium with a finger a few times to emphasize his points.

That will absolutely knock Obama back on his heels. I don’t think he is used to anyone talking sternly to him or calling him on his shortcomings.

crosspatch on October 3, 2012 at 12:12 AM

You Drive Me Nervous – Alice Cooper

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:13 AM

bazil9 on October 3, 2012 at 12:00 AM

I thought the title was appropriate, too! :) No matter what… we’ll keep on swingin’!

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:02 AM

Yep- give up and thats that. Get knocked down..keep swinging.
If only the libertarians would change on immigration and some defense-I would be with floating rock.

Talked to a dem fam member today..y’all would laugh like hell if i told you what he said. I wont say as it is personal and dont want to start any engagement here..but I will say..the trolls here aren’t just playing nuts..they are.
They may look normal but as freakin nuts as a character in a bizarre movie. I will take a moderate over this insanity-but they are hard to find now a days. We are divided..as the polls show.

bazil9 on October 3, 2012 at 12:13 AM

SparkPlug on October 3, 2012 at 12:04 AM

I’m happy you like it, SparkPlug.

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:13 AM

Lanceman on October 3, 2012 at 12:10 AM

I can do some onion rings. Lov em crunchy with cold beer. Nothing better after a day hunting wild coyotes and spear fishing for land marmits.

SparkPlug on October 3, 2012 at 12:13 AM

Electrongod on October 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Watch the Hannity rerun. Trust me, you’ll be sleeping like a baby after 10 minutes.

JPeterman on October 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

“..Republicans only want dirty air and water..they want to cut autistic children free..Obama doesn’t want to come on my show..yada yada..ad nauseum”

The War Planner on October 3, 2012 at 12:13 AM

crosspatch on October 3, 2012 at 12:12 AM

He needs to cough out SCOAMF a coupla times.

Lanceman on October 3, 2012 at 12:14 AM

SparkPlug on October 3, 2012 at 12:11 AM

It’s a great tune. I like it, too.:)

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:14 AM

I can do some onion rings. Lov em crunchy with cold beer.

SparkPlug on October 3, 2012 at 12:13 AM

Cannot eat and drink at the same time. One or the other.

Lanceman on October 3, 2012 at 12:15 AM

One cute puppy.

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:15 AM

burrata on October 3, 2012 at 12:06 AM

I see bammie as more of a panderer than an outright “racist”.

The term “Racialist” describes him perfectly. This guy would pander to a room full of whites, blacks, asians, latinos (..sh!t….catholics, jews, protestants, amish, buddhists) with equal aplomb.

He’s a user. He wields his bi-racial genealogy like thor wields his hammer, and thinks it makes him just as omnipotent (you owe me some $’s stan lee for the plug).

Tim_CA on October 3, 2012 at 12:16 AM

writing furiously on sparks likes and dislikes*

bazil9 on October 3, 2012 at 12:16 AM

Time – Pink Floyd

Because its a matter of time… 36 days… and the clock is ticking!

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:16 AM

hey Maddow. The right isn’t trying to make Obama look More “black” then he is. These are his own words you twit!

sandee on October 3, 2012 at 12:17 AM

Cannot eat and drink at the same time. One or the other.

Lanceman on October 3, 2012 at 12:15 AM

haha..me too. bad sign Lance. ;)

bazil9 on October 3, 2012 at 12:17 AM

JPeterman on October 3, 2012 at 12:11 AM

I didn’t see that mentioned but apparently crazy was the word of the day. It was funny to see liberals whining about liberal media plants.

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:18 AM

She looks like a typical liberal, though.

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:11 AM

Speaking of:

Study confirms what we’ve always known, Republican women better looking, more feminine than Democrat women.

Flora Duh on October 3, 2012 at 12:18 AM

One cute puppy.

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:15 AM

Is that yours?

That tail! curly q lol

bazil9 on October 3, 2012 at 12:18 AM

Well, it’s late and the Scrumper’s pissed at the ol’ Lanceman.

And I prolly should go to work tomorrow since I played hooky today.

Lanceman on October 3, 2012 at 12:19 AM

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:14 AM

When me listens to it me imagines that inside each pixel are more screens that each have their own pixels. And it keeps going until you get to the Pink Pixels that don’t have any screens at all.

SparkPlug on October 3, 2012 at 12:19 AM

You hurt me and you make me cry

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:20 AM

Lanceman on October 3, 2012 at 12:19 AM

Hey stick around. The Scrumpster is a real trooper and you prolly deserved to get smacked. Or Not. Me don’t want to stick my beak into this one even though me kinda did.

SparkPlug on October 3, 2012 at 12:20 AM

Flora Duh on October 3, 2012 at 12:18 AM

In my expert opinion..yes. Even a unbiased view..yes.

Including my mom. :)

bazil9 on October 3, 2012 at 12:21 AM

“..Republicans only want dirty air and water..they want to cut autistic children free..Obama doesn’t want to come on my show..yada yada..ad nauseum”

The War Planner on October 3, 2012 at 12:13 AM

Well played. I’ve noticed he never mentions that he drives a hybrid Chevy Tahoe, I wonder why?

JPeterman on October 3, 2012 at 12:21 AM

Study confirms what we’ve always known, Republican women better looking, more feminine than Democrat women.

Flora Duh on October 3, 2012 at 12:18 AM

Of course. There’s never been any question.

Liberals are she-males. All of them. They all look like pre-op transvestites.

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:23 AM

His grievances never end . Just like Wright.

burrata on October 3, 2012 at 12:06 AM

We’ve all known or had friends that were black who had actually experienced some real acts of racism in their lives. Not one of my black friends, however, had been so well-treated by the white elites as has Obama. At every level of his life he was somehow treated special, and made his way up through the lily-white and very elite schools and universities, mostly because of his race and their willingness to overlook his intellectual deficiencies. In no other country on the face of the earth could he had been treated better.

Growing up in Hawaii and Indonesia and God knows where else, he never experienced some of the stuff my Southern and Texas black friends did. He wouldn’t know how to work through that and overcome it on a personal level, having had it all handed to him on a platter.

Obama should be celebrating this country, as my buddies do despite their travails, and not be dedicated to its destruction.

TXUS on October 3, 2012 at 12:23 AM

bazil9 on October 3, 2012 at 12:21 AM

:-)

Flora Duh on October 3, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Well, it’s late and the Scrumper’s pissed at the ol’ Lanceman.

And I prolly should go to work tomorrow since I played hooky today.

Lanceman on October 3, 2012 at 12:19 AM

Don’t leave. I want to see Scrump beat the bat crap out of you. Just let me grab a drink.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on October 3, 2012 at 12:25 AM

Liberals are she-males. All of them. They all look like pre-op transvestites.

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:23 AM

I will say Kirsten Powers is an exception to that rule.

Flora Duh on October 3, 2012 at 12:26 AM

My mind wanders now and then

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:26 AM

SparkPlug on October 3, 2012 at 12:19 AM

wow! That’s pretty profound! :)

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Liberals are she-males. All of them. They all look like pre-op transvestites.

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:23 AM

I will say Kirsten Powers is an exception to that rule.

Flora Duh on October 3, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Girl needs a better hairdresser, though.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on October 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM

“Down in New Orleans, where they still have not rebuilt 20 months later,” Obama says, “there’s a law, federal law — when you get reconstruction money from the federal government — called the Stafford Act. And basically it says, when you get federal money, you’ve got to give a 10 percent match. The local government’s got to come up with 10 percent. Every 10 dollars the federal government comes up with, local government’s got to give a dollar.
“Now here’s the thing, when 9/11 happened in New York City, they waived the Stafford Act — said, ‘This is too serious a problem. We can’t expect New York City to rebuild on its own. Forget that dollar you got to put in. Well, here’s 10 dollars.’ And that was the right thing to do. When Hurricane Andrew struck in Florida, people said, ‘Look at this devastation. We don’t expect you to come up with y’own money, here. Here’s the money to rebuild. We’re not going to wait for you to scratch it together — because you’re part of the American family.’ … What’s happening down in New Orleans? Where’s your dollar? Where’s your Stafford Act money? Makes no sense. Tells me that somehow, the people down in New Orleans they don’t care about as much.”

“People ask me whether I thought race was the reason the response was so slow,” Obama said. “I said, ‘No. This administration was colorblind in its incompetence.’ But everyone here knows the disaster and the poverty happened long before that hurricane hit. All the hurricane did was make bare what we ignore each and every day, which is that there are whole sets of communities that are impoverished, that don’t have meaningful opportunity, that don’t have hope and they are forgotten. This disaster was a powerful metaphor for what’s gone on for generations.”

If the GOP thinks its going to use that to convince people that Obama hates white people, they have another thing coming.

libfreeordie on October 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:16 AM

Excellent..Love the intro..:)

Dire Straits on October 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM

I will say Kirsten Powers is an exception to that rule.

Flora Duh on October 3, 2012 at 12:26 AM

OK. There are a few exceptions. Powers looks more post-op.

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM

Why Worry – Mark Knopfler

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM

I thought fluke was gay..guess my gaydar is broke and in need of repair. Or I am correct and she is playing everyone for the cause, Dude, seriously..I am not convinced she needs that much BC..her personality doesn’t sway it either. I dunno..Lance will say how it is better then I.
I wouldnt date her..lets out it that way- and omg- she is as white as a sheet. Good thing for me.

bazil9 on October 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM

The War Planner on October 3, 2012 at 12:13 AM

Well played. I’ve noticed he never mentions that he drives a hybrid Chevy Tahoe, I wonder why?

JPeterman on October 3, 2012 at 12:21 AM

..he’s too busy telling us how he used to “work in construction busing tables” or something like that. But it is positively grating how he introduces a guest and then “loads up” a question for about one or two minutes before he turns it over to the guest.

One night, for grins, I put a watch on him and the record for the show was 3:43 before the guest got to utter even a syllable. One interview was 75% Hannity and 25% his guest. Interestingly though,
while his TV show is absolutely unwatchable, his style does make for a somewhat decent talk-radio show.

But my money’s on Greta Van Sustern if you want intelligent questions asked and you actually want to hear the answers.

The War Planner on October 3, 2012 at 12:29 AM

Dire Straits on October 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM

:)!

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:29 AM

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:15 AM

Very nice..:)

Dire Straits on October 3, 2012 at 12:29 AM

One cute puppy.

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:15 AM

This commercial is hysterical. I had to watch a few times before I figured out that the dog ate the keys.

VW Jetta (Egg Suckin’ Dog)

JPeterman on October 3, 2012 at 12:29 AM

My mind wanders now and then

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:26 AM

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:30 AM

All I saw was chocolate.

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:11 AM

OK. I updated the database. When you see the war-bot for your neighborhood, just shout “Munford & Company!” — and you will be spared.

I shall be a benevolent overlord. :)

PS: You may share the chocolate.

Because its a matter of time… 36 days… and the clock is ticking!

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:16 AM

Yup. That’s the other way to play it. Obama gets ejected, the Republic recovers, and there’s no need to “restore order.”

CHOOSE AMERICA!

Axe on October 3, 2012 at 12:30 AM

bazil9 on October 3, 2012 at 12:18 AM

Yes, that’s Ruckus, I don’t know where his sister was.

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:30 AM

But my money’s on Greta Van Sustern if you want intelligent questions asked and you actually want to hear the answers.

The War Planner on October 3, 2012 at 12:29 AM

She probably does the best interview..Cavuto is very good also.imho…:)

Dire Straits on October 3, 2012 at 12:31 AM

Axe on October 3, 2012 at 12:30 AM

The only REAL choice! :)

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:31 AM

JPeterman on October 3, 2012 at 12:29 AM

I love that commercial.

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:31 AM

The War Planner on October 3, 2012 at 12:29 AM

I agree, she is the best.

Cindy Munford on October 3, 2012 at 12:32 AM

Girl needs a better hairdresser, though.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on October 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM

Chuckle. Give her a break cherry. :)
She does alright considering.

bazil9 on October 3, 2012 at 12:32 AM

One more tonight, then I have to go.

This one’s for you, CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver.

I wasn’t sure if anyone else would appreciate it.

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:34 AM

A white Shade Of Pale – Procol Harum

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:34 AM

I think somebody might have told you there was a problem a while ago…

daveyandgoliath on October 3, 2012 at 12:08 AM

Yeah, that was pokey. He’s calling you from the back of the oven, where he’s being attacked by Killer Baked Goods.

Heartache!

Del Dolemonte on October 3, 2012 at 12:34 AM

“Tomorrow, the debate will provide voters with better view of the two presidential candidates: one, a rich, out-of-touch, elite candidate with little understanding of the common man; and one who is named Mitt Romney.”

:-)

LASue on October 3, 2012 at 12:34 AM

If the GOP thinks its going to use that to convince people that Obama hates white people, they have another thing coming.

libfreeordie on October 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM

The GOP is not trying to convince anyone of anything. They had nothing to do with the video being released and have already said they will have no comment on it.

Any notions people get about your boy king from that video, will come from their own interpretation of what he said after watching it for themselves.

Flora Duh on October 3, 2012 at 12:34 AM

If the GOP thinks its going to use that to convince people that Obama hates white people, they have another thing coming.

libfreeordie on October 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM

See?

No one’s mind is changed.

I gotta believe that at best…we pick up some low-info-leaners who have cable news, have never watched FOX 2007 to date, and for some reason turn it on tomorrow.

Everyone else already knows what the guy is and they either already detest it, or are ok with it, like our liberal friend.

Tim_CA on October 3, 2012 at 12:35 AM

Obama should be celebrating this country, as my buddies do despite their travails, and not be dedicated to its destruction.

TXUS on October 3, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Instead of realizing his good fortune he is going to be the avenging angel against whitey.
Note how the blacks who experienced the least amount of racism sometimes have the biggest chip—–Eric Holder, Lani Guiner come to mind.

arnold ziffel on October 3, 2012 at 12:37 AM

That didn’t take long.

Right On Cue: MSNBC’s Shrill Elitist Rachel Maddow Labels Daily Caller Video Of Obama Racist…

JPeterman on October 2, 2012 at 11:37 PM

She’s right, the cow. It is racist. She just labeled the wrong culprit.

Schadenfreude on October 3, 2012 at 12:37 AM

If the GOP thinks its going to use that to convince people that Obama hates white people, they have another thing coming.

libfreeordie on October 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM

I am live free or let me die.
Your handle says a lot. Die for your political cause.

A fave Christian f=group of mine..Live FREE

bazil9 on October 3, 2012 at 12:37 AM

If the GOP thinks its going to use that to convince people that Obama hates white people, they have another thing coming.

libfreeordie on October 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM

He hates black and white people. He hates everyone. He only fancies himself.

Schadenfreude on October 3, 2012 at 12:38 AM

Liberals are she-males. All of them. They all look like pre-op transvestites.

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Kerry Washington, Scarlett Johanson, Natalie Portman, Beyonce, need I go on? When nearly all of Hollywood (including some of the world’s most beautiful women) are liberals, how can you suggest that liberal women aren’t attractive? Do you mean liberal political pundits? Perhaps this is because Fox News will only hire female pundits who could make it on Maxim? But beyond that I’d point to Melissa Harris Perry, Chris Hayes wife, Tamra Hall, Savannah Guthrie etc. etc. etc.

libfreeordie on October 3, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Lanceman, I am not upset any more, it was silly anyway…

if you see this, hagn! Don’t work too hard eh… :-)

Scrumpy on October 3, 2012 at 12:39 AM

If the GOP thinks its going to use that to convince people that Obama hates white people, they have another thing coming.

libfreeordie on October 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM

We have the last three and a half years, a record, to convince people that Obama is just as inept, impotent, and ignorant as his libordie fans.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on October 3, 2012 at 12:40 AM

But my money’s on Greta Van Sustern if you want intelligent questions asked and you actually want to hear the answers.

The War Planner on October 3, 2012 at 12:29 AM

I like Greta, even though people say she’s a liberal. The only time I really saw her stumble was when she was defending Hillary Rosen.

JPeterman on October 3, 2012 at 12:41 AM

“Racist” has lost its meaning. It’s an insult to those who truly suffer from and under it.

If all are called “racist” none are distinguished.

Obama will have done more to ruin race-relations than anyone in the US history.

Schadenfreude on October 3, 2012 at 12:41 AM

It amazes me that there are people who think the reason that video was released was to try to change people’s mind about voting for Obama.

That may be Hannity’s wet dream, but the real purpose was to expose the media as the Obama boot-lickers and apologists that they are.

Judging from what I’ve seen on Twitter and other blogs, Tucker hit the bullseye, using the video as an arrow.

Flora Duh on October 3, 2012 at 12:42 AM

Ty Sparky.. yous a real trooper too!!

And my hearty thanks for all the wonderful music!! Jackie, Jaime, Bazil9… all so wonderful… hope I didn’t forget anyone!

Mine was heavy… lol…

I know someone will see Lanceman before I do tomorrow, please tell him I am not ‘pissed’…

Thanks!!

Scrumpy on October 3, 2012 at 12:43 AM

He hates black and white people. He hates everyone. He only fancies himself.

Schadenfreude on October 3, 2012 at 12:38 AM

This.

Tim_CA on October 3, 2012 at 12:44 AM

You know, like, you know, Michelle Obama is you know way overrated.

MeatHeadinCA on October 3, 2012 at 12:44 AM

I like Greta, even though people say she’s a liberal. The only time I really saw her stumble was when she was defending Hillary Rosen.

JPeterman on October 3, 2012 at 12:41 AM

She is a D, not necessarily a leftist. She might be a true liberal, in the old/good sense of the word. Her husband is a huge Clinton adherent. Greta is professional and keeps her politics to herself.

Rosen is a former colleague/friend and she was emotionally caught up. Not defending her, just sharing what she said at the time.

Schadenfreude on October 3, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Judging from what I’ve seen on Twitter and other blogs, Tucker hit the bullseye, using the video as an arrow.

Flora Duh on October 3, 2012 at 12:42 AM

No doubt Obama will get a “bump” in the polls soon.

MeatHeadinCA on October 3, 2012 at 12:45 AM

God Bless everyone!

God Bless America!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q65KZIqay4E

Lee Greenwood…

Good Night!!

Scrumpy on October 3, 2012 at 12:46 AM

I kinda hate the “modern debate format.” While it may be ideal for a media that loves thirty second sound-bites and the droolers that have thirty second attention spans, it’s perfectly designed to hide flaws of ideology and logic in the debators.

So, perfect for Odumbo.

RedCrow on October 3, 2012 at 12:46 AM

God, do I really need to take the gay dude on here?
Kerry Washington, Scarlett Johanson, Natalie Portman, Beyonce, need I go on? You should go on..cause those dont throw any tingles my way. Hellz Bellz.
You being a gay male..perhaps I have the advantage. All good in the B9 hood.
You also showed your age. Your miss’n out bro. But I is racist and such.

bazil9 on October 3, 2012 at 12:46 AM

Schadenfreude on October 3, 2012 at 12:41 AM

Well said.:)

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:47 AM

She is a D, not necessarily a leftist. She might be a true liberal, in the old/good sense of the word. Her husband is a huge Clinton adherent. Greta is professional and keeps her politics to herself.

Rosen is a former colleague/friend and she was emotionally caught up. Not defending her, just sharing what she said at the time.

Schadenfreude on October 3, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Actually, Greta doesn’t keep completely quiet about politics (she opines over at HuffPo) and she’s probably not a good ole liberal.

She just hasn’t overdosed on the Koolaid.

MeatHeadinCA on October 3, 2012 at 12:47 AM

Black people have had it very rough under Obama. The fools will blindly overlook the fact that he doesn’t give a damn about them.

Life is good for Obama. He’s lazy and hates presidentin’. He can’t wait to be Lord of the World, at the UN. There he can just be a potentate, profit and live like Louis XV, while Michelle lives like Madame de Pompadour. It’s all he wants.

If you wonder why Valerie Jarrett has more security than Stevens had in Benghazi – she ‘runs’ the country…into the ground. Valerie is dumber than a rock.

Schadenfreude on October 3, 2012 at 12:47 AM

Scrumpy on October 3, 2012 at 12:46 AM

Goodnight, Scrumpy! Sleep well. :)

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Liberals are she-males. All of them. They all look like pre-op transvestites.

jaime on October 3, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Kerry Washington, Scarlett Johanson, Natalie Portman, Beyonce, need I go on? When nearly all of Hollywood (including some of the world’s most beautiful women) are liberals, how can you suggest that liberal women aren’t attractive? Do you mean liberal political pundits? Perhaps this is because Fox News will only hire female pundits who could make it on Maxim? But beyond that I’d point to Melissa Harris Perry, Chris Hayes wife, Tamra Hall, Savannah Guthrie etc. etc. etc.

libfreeordie on October 3, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Stupid, stupid and vapid, self-loathing, stupid, need I go on? Beauty fades, stupid is forever.
Hillary Clinton, Rosie O’Donnell, Rosanne Barr, Ellen Barkin, Bette Midler, Joy Bahar, Sally Kohn, Sarah Jessica Parker, Nancy Pelosi, Sheila Jackson Lee, Patty Murray.
Ugly trumps in the liberal party. Inside and out.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on October 3, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Actually, Greta doesn’t keep completely quiet about politics (she opines over at HuffPo) and she’s probably not a good ole liberal.

She just hasn’t overdosed on the Koolaid.

MeatHeadinCA on October 3, 2012 at 12:47 AM

Since I don’t go there, unless I click from here on the links, then run away fast…thanks for setting the record straight.

Schadenfreude on October 3, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Night Scrump a do-

bazil9 on October 3, 2012 at 12:49 AM

JPeterman on October 3, 2012 at 12:41 AM
Schadenfreude on October 3, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Funny you guys should mention her, as I stumbled across this interview with Henry Kissinger, and have been listening to it. (Obviously, probably, it’s mostly about the Middle East. Smart man.)

RedCrow on October 3, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Obama doesn’t need anyone to make him appear as ‘the other’.

He does it to himself. He revels in it. He believes that he is unique among humans.

He suffers from a syndrome well know and readily recognized in Hollywood and the realm of celebrity.

He has bought his own hype.

He’ll go the way of all who make that tragic error.

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:50 AM

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on October 3, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Debbie-Wasserman-Schulz
Michelle Obama

Schadenfreude on October 3, 2012 at 12:51 AM

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on October 3, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Are you a Judge Judy fan? (re the Beauty fades quote)

Mitsouko on October 3, 2012 at 12:52 AM

A white Shade Of Pale – Procol Harum

thatsafactjack on October 3, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Back in high school we had to put together a short film presentation for a journalism class I was taking. I used that song as the accompaniment to my film.

Mind you this was a long long time ago before everyone had video cameras so the editing took me hours. Before I was finished with the final product I swore I’d never listen to that song again.

I’ve since changed my mind and it has retaken its rightful place among my favorites.

Flora Duh on October 3, 2012 at 12:52 AM

He hates black and white people. He hates everyone. He only fancies himself.

Schadenfreude on October 3, 2012 at 12:38 AM

This.

Tim_CA on October 3, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Oh….and muslims (he rarely let’s an opportunity escape that would allow him to profess his love for muslims)….and oddly, that never comes off as pandering, he actually seems sincere….but I digress.

Tim_CA on October 3, 2012 at 12:52 AM

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