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Sun Sep 30, 2012, 04:46 PM

Will Romney get the debate questions early like McCain did in 2008?

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Response to zbdent (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 04:50 PM

1. Will he wear a hidden earpiece like Bush did in 2004?

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Response to zbdent (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 04:50 PM

2. McCain got the debate questions in advance?

I don't remember that. Can you fill me in?

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Response to zbdent (Reply #3)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 09:13 PM

10. You realize, of course, that the story you cite has nothing to do with the presidential debates

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Response to zbdent (Reply #3)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 09:44 PM

11. Nothing to do with the presidential debates unless you have something concrete

how can you make the charge?

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Response to zbdent (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 05:02 PM

4. Will the moderator ask Sean Hannity for debate questions like in 2008?

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Response to zbdent (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 05:14 PM

5. I'm not worried about debates at all....

Romney "won" the GOP primary debates only because he was the lesser of the losers but he didn't do that well. He got unhinged quite a few times. And he was confident in those debates. Now he's under pressure to do good and he'll try too hard and it will show. If people don't trust you, which the polls have indictated, it doesn't really matter what you say and how elegantly you say it.

Everybody knows Obama's style...no surprises. They trust him. In light of Ann's concern over Mitt's mental well-being....maybe the debates will be too stressful for him. He gets flustered. In contrast, Obama is always cool, calm and confident in what he has to say.

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Response to RichGirl (Reply #5)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 05:51 PM

7. He got unhinged? I didn't watch those debates, but now I'm interested.

Do you have any suggestions that I might find on YouTube?

He does come across as nervous when he's in front of people--but maybe that's just what I've noticed recently.

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Response to zbdent (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 05:48 PM

6. Let's hope they sweep for electronic devices

and jam during the debate.

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Response to Turbineguy (Reply #6)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 06:21 PM

8. What a hoot that would be!!! Imagine Mittwit confidently smirking while an advisor is feeding him

info through a wire - - - - - - - -
when ZAP!!!! THE LINE GOES DEAD!

I'd love to see those mean eyes grow to saucer-size while he sputters, then he falls to the floor curled in a fetal position yelling for Ann to save him!!!

Thanks for the fun fantasy visual, Turbineguy!


(Of course, given his great gift for saying stupid stuff, the GOP wiring him up isn't fantasy!)

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Response to Turbineguy (Reply #6)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 07:22 PM

9. heard a quip on NPR this afternoon, this reminded me of it ...

Asked what the "surprise" of the debates would be, the third person said -

"There will be a double nnn, President Obama's teleprompter malfunctions, and so does Mitt Romney." (I forget what the term was which I substitued nnn).

A funnier quip was "It is discovered that Obama has been using a spray-on tan all this time."

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Response to zbdent (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 09:52 PM

12. Unrec

The Saddleback Church forum was not an official debate. There's never been an allegation that any candidate has been fed debate questions in advance. Unless the Bipartisan Commission on Presidential Debates is joining the list of "in the tank" groups people here are complaining about.

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