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Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:02 AM

Newt's call for Seven 3 hour debates with the President?

Would you watch the whole 3 hours? Why not 12 hour debates?

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Response to itsrobert (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:04 AM

1. It will be 3 hour and half debates in the end.

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Response to itsrobert (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:10 AM

2. 1 hour for each wife

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Response to Botany (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:19 AM

4. I can't believe Newt thought wife#3 was more "First Lady"-like

Wife #1 and #2 at least look human and the first wife, in particular looks quite friendly and approachable. Callista? She looks like a plastic animatron.

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #4)

Wed Jan 25, 2012, 06:37 AM

15. She's had almost as much plastic surgery as Micheal Jackson

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Response to Botany (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:42 AM

9. Newt should have stayed with Wife #1. She looks most like a FLOTUS. Callista is just scary.

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Response to itsrobert (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:15 AM

3. Unlike Gringrich Obama has a job. I think 90 mins is enough.

 

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Response to itsrobert (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:20 AM

5. Remember how McCain wanted all of those "town halls" with Obama

n/t

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Response to itsrobert (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:24 AM

6. Newt is expecting $250,000 an hour

for work as a "historical consultant" during these debates.

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Response to itsrobert (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:27 AM

7. Newt needs one hour just to call out the moderator.

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Response to FSogol (Reply #7)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:30 AM

8. +1

And at least another half-hour to invoke the name "Saul Alinsky."

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Response to itsrobert (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:43 AM

10. Newt is thinking Lincoln-Douglas. He thinks he is Lincoln, of course.

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #10)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 01:25 PM

13. Except that he is much shorter than Obama.

I wonder if he will also demand some kind of special lectern to stand behind that will make him look taller?

I'd prefer to see them just standing next to each other - tall, thin Obama next to short, dumpy Gingrich.

And I think Obama can take him in a debate. Newt's Achilles heel is that he thinks he's smarter than everybody else - that kind of arrogance is fatal.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #13)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 04:09 PM

14. He can stand on something but that won't help hide his flapping jowls. And yes, Obama has way more

poise than Newt, does not get rattled as easily, and just has more class. No special lectern, friendly crowd, or elevator shoes is going to change that.

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Response to itsrobert (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 12:32 PM

11. Seven would be too many but making them longer would be ok.

I would pretty much get rid of the moderators also. They ask stupid questions and don't let the candidates fully explain their positions.

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Response to itsrobert (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 01:18 PM

12. 3 presidential debates and 1 VP debate already set.

Wednesday, October 3
University of Denver, Denver, CO

Thursday, October 11 (Vice presidential debate)
Centre College, Danville, KY

Tuesday, October 16 (Town meeting format)
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Monday, October 22
Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL

link: http://www.outsidethebeltway.com/2012-general-election-debate-schedule-set/

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Response to itsrobert (Original post)

Wed Jan 25, 2012, 06:37 AM

16. Watch Newt pitch a fit if he doesn't get his Lincoln/Douglas style debates

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