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#1 We are zero for four consecutive seasons and ticket sales continue to decline. Time for a new coach. We shall see who gets the "heel" in a few short weeks.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-23 06:54||
#2 I thought Obama looked rambling, all-over the board in his comments, petty, snarky, and not in touch. Since he has been campaigning non-stop for the past two years, it is very likely he is not in touch with the day-to-day affairs of government and really does not have a clue of what's going on.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-10-23 09:07||
#3 The last two debates have been pretty much draws. Obama made his followers comfortable with voting for him, Romney didn't scare independents and his base. I'll bet the current poll trend stays the same while the MSM trumpets that O thrashed everyone in front of him.
Posted by DarthVader 2012-10-23 09:32||
#4 I think I would have preferred to see Newt in this debate. Romney made some good points. I particularly enjoyed his comment about how Putin would find more backbone after the election, as opposed to more flexibility. But overall, I didn't see as much difference between the candidates as I wanted to see. Granted, I'm the kind of individual who wanted to hear Mitt say he was gonna nuke the Mad Mullahs and the Paks too. But there were too many times, for my liking anyway, when he admitted that he agreed with the president. I thought he was also way too lenient with the Chinese when he made the assumption that they don't want war. Well, maybe they don't but the way they've been building their navy and threatening their neighbors you could have fooled me.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2012-10-23 11:25||
#5 I agree with what you state EU6305, but I think Joe Average is either unaware of or likes our current foreign policy, so in that regard it would be Hi, I'm Mitt Romney, and I will be consistant with our current foreign policy with the exception of a working domestic policy, I will not bow to foreign kings, and I have better hair.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-10-23 13:45||
#6 Romney does have better hair. One thing I noticed when they shook hands before the debate started is that Romney is an inch or two taller, appears to be healthy and vigorous and has a full head of hair. This is not insignificant.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2012-10-23 14:09||
#7 No, you didn't want to see Newt. Newt would have been a terrible candidate -- it's the one that Champ could beat.
Newt has a number of good qualities, but he's undisciplined as all get out, and his time as a Speaker was a disaster for the Pubs. He's an ideas guy, not a process or policy guy, and ideas guys don't make good Presidents (see Wilson, W., for details).
Posted by Steve White 2012-10-23 14:58||
#8 Sincerely hope you're right. We'll find out on Nov. 6.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2012-10-23 15:55||
#9 "you seem to want to import the foreign policies of the 1980s"
US foreign policy was successful beyond the wildest imagination of any 'rational' political observer.
Freedom was expanding then, no sane person proposed that the West adopt civil rights restrictions based on communist doctrine.
The President of the United States did not apologize for the denigration of the Soviet Union, he denigrated the Soviet Union and its political ideology.
Obama apparently thinks that this policy was wrong, perhaps not in spite of bringing down the Soviet Union but because it brought down the Soviet Union.
Posted by Knuckles Bumble4520 2012-10-23 16:20||