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Old 10-03-2008, 10:09 AM   #31
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Yeah, Palin's take was almost insulting to the intelligence of republicans, in my opinion. I say this because if they think that throwing out some nonsense about being a maverick and bringing small town values to washington is all it takes to sway opinion in their favor, well, they must think we're fucking idiots.

Is it so much to ask for a candidate that has republican principles at heart to also be an intelligent speaker. Palin could be a Rhodes Scholar, Mensa member and Nobel Laureate for all I know, but she sure didn't sound like anything but a soccer mom last night. Winking at the camera? Are you kidding? Biden threw out some garbage last night that, had she been on her game, she could have brought up. But for the average, uninformed person who is getting their info solely or mostly from the debate, they have a very distorted view of these two candidates.
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Old 10-03-2008, 10:17 AM   #32
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Yeah I was thinking the same thing. She's ok until she has to formulate a thought on her own.
That's a bit harsh..
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Anyone else see her wink at the camera within the first 20 minutes of the debate? That was kind of hot.
Good greif....
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Old 10-03-2008, 11:00 AM   #34
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She was awful. She can spit out talking points, but she can't answer a question. Awful, awful performance IMO.
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That's a bit harsh..
Truth hurts I guess.
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Old 10-03-2008, 11:14 AM   #36
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i disagree. if that were issue, why was McCain still stumping in Iowa? wasting money, that's about it. his campaign handlers have been all over the place( in regards to strategy)
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Old 10-03-2008, 11:21 AM   #37
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Thats nothing big if you look back over the years Mich has voted dem for a very long time. It was a small hope to win Mich and when they see its lost they move their money to another state. Both parties do this in every election.
I think you're glossing over the importance of this just a bit. The Dems did win Michigan last time but it wasn't by much, and early on polls were favorable to McCain there.
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Old 10-03-2008, 11:25 AM   #38
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That's a bit harsh..
Harsh? If there is a possibility that she will be vice president, this sort of criticism is far from harsh. A person in that position should be an excellent public speaker. Look at our current President. His lack of articulation (along with other things) has made him a laughing stock. I'm not laughing though, I'm embarrassed.
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Old 10-03-2008, 11:31 AM   #39
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Harsh? If there is a possibility that she will be vice president, this sort of criticism is far from harsh. A person in that position should be an excellent public speaker. Look at our current President. His lack of articulation (along with other things) has made him a laughing stock. I'm not laughing though, I'm embarrassed.
It's not even about being a good public speaker, I actually think she can handle that, it's when she's not speaking from a script where she's exposed for what she is, a fraud. She just winks and tosses out some corny one-liners and life is supposed to be good.
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Anyone else see her wink at the camera within the first 20 minutes of the debate? That was kind of hot.
hmmm....there I was thinking she had a nervous tic the whole night.
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hmmm....there I was thinking she had a nervous tic the whole night.
Just what I want, a potential VP winking at the nation. I was waiting for a stripper poll to pop up from the floor.
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Well atleast she is not lying like Biden did 10 different time last night about Obama's voting record.
She wasn't exactly 100% factual herself.

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Just what I want, a potential VP winking at the nation. I was waiting for a stripper poll to pop up from the floor.
LOL...That would be an awesome SNL skit.
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LOL...That would be an awesome SNL skit.
Yeah it would, Biden could make it rain and then shoot up the club
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Well your the one who says how dumb she is so she gets a pass.
Good try, that's really the best you can come up with? Sorry but being dumb is still no excuse.
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