HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » kpete » Journal
Introducing Discussionist: A new forum by the creators of DU

kpete

Profile Information

Member since: Fri Sep 17, 2004, 03:59 PM
Number of posts: 43,566

Journal Archives

BBC poll: Rest of world favours Obama (50% vs 9%)

Source: BBC

BBC poll: Rest of world favours Obama

A BBC World Service opinion poll has found sharply higher overseas approval ratings for US President Barack Obama than Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

An average of 50% favoured Mr Obama, with 9% for Mr Romney, in the survey of 21,797 people in 21 countries.

Only Pakistan's respondents said they would prefer to see Mr Romney win November's election.

France was the most strongly pro-Obama (72%).



Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20008687

'NO nation in its right mind would put its foreign policy in the hands of the Romney who showed up'

There is no nation in its right mind that would put its foreign policy in the hands of the Willard Romney who showed up on stage here in Boca Raton on Monday night, particularly since he had so clearly abandoned everything else he believed on the subject for the purpose of fronting himself as a moderate in order to run out the clock over the next three weeks. He knew nothing and said less. But the debate will be scored as no better than a tie because, well, all the options are too miserable to contemplate. I think if Romney had called for drone strikes on the headquarters of the National Education Association, he might take 47 states. Especially if he couched the raid as a deficit-reduction scheme or an attempt at education "reform."

Read more: http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/mitt-romney-foreign-policy-debate-14005209#ixzz2A7unyyrC

The Funniest Thing I Heard Post Debate

The Funniest Thing I Heard Post Debate
By John Cole October 23rd, 2012

Was sitting here with my friend and said ďLetís check out the hive mind.Ē So we switched to Fox, and caught Sean Hannity talking to Ed Gillespie, and Hannity was apparently doing push back on the devastating Obama zinger about horses and bayonets, and said, and I am not fucking making this up:

ďSome of our troops rode horses in Afghanistan and the Marines still carry bayonets. Maybe someone should tell the President how the military actually works.Ē


Yes, Petunia. A couple hundred special forces guys rode horses in Afghanistan, basically because you canít take an M1A2 or Hummer up the Khyber pass. Likewise, the Marines do still do carry bayonets (as does the Army!), but I donít recall the last bayonet charge. The number of combat troops carrying bayonets is a small fraction than the 3.5 million grunts we had in WW1 wearing pith helmets and dying in bayonet charges and mustard gas. Likewise, there were tens of thousands of horses in WW1 in combat, there were a few in Afhanistan.

These people are just insane.
http://www.balloon-juice.com/2012/10/23/the-funniest-thing-i-heard-post-debate/

UPDATE: OBAMA KILLED (IT). HE KICKED ASS. HE IS FINE.

Carry on.

yeah, stick that up your ass...



sorry for my rudeness this a.m.
I am feeling a little fired-up
peace, kpete

More Horses & Bayonets











Los Angeles Times EDITORIAL: Presidential debate: Romney endorses Obama

EDITORIAL
Presidential debate: Romney endorses Obama

A viewer who hadn't tuned into the campaign between Romney and Obama before Monday night's debate might have wondered what all the shouting was about

Monday's presidential debate, the third and last between President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney, featured a forceful and articulate defense of Obama's foreign policy. That was no surprise. What was surprising was that it came from Romney.

That seemed to annoy the president ó who was prepared to rebut his opponent's previous, more bellicose pronouncements. But the ever-shifting Republican nominee tacked even closer to the moderate middle than he did in the debate devoted to economic policy.

............................

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-debate-20121023,0,2131672.story



****************

and NYT:
Mitt Romney has nothing really coherent or substantive to say about domestic policy, but at least he can sound energetic and confident about it. On foreign policy, the subject of Monday nightís final presidential debate, he had little coherent to say and often sounded completely lost. Thatís because he has no original ideas of substance on most world issues, including Syria, Iran and Afghanistan.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/23/opinion/the-final-presidential-debate.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

BREAKING -PPP Poll: Obama Won the Debate and NOW Leads 51/45 In Swing States

MON OCT 22, 2012 AT 08:45 PM PDT
Breaking PPP Poll: Obama Won the Debate and Now Leads 51/45 In Swing States
by joelgp
Check this out from PPP: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/...

1. Obama won the debate: 53/42

2. Who are you planning to vote for in the presidential election?

Barack Obama................................................ 51%
Mitt Romney.................................................... 45%

3. Who ya voting for Obama Romney
men: 47% 50%
women: 55% 41%

Wow, swing-state back, women back?

Yes we can.

http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/pdf/2011/1022PostDebatePoll.pdf
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/10/22/1148618/-Breaking-PPP-Poll-Obama-Won-the-Debate-and-Now-Leads-51-45-In-Swing-States

TPM-A Blowout?: "Seeing a lot of reporters and pundits trying to catch up with the public reaction"

TPM Editorís Blog
A Blowout?

JOSH MARSHALL OCTOBER 22, 2012, 11:25 PM 594

According to the CBS News instapoll Romney won debate one 46 to 22.

According to the same poll, President Obama won this one 53 to 23.

Seeing a lot of reporters and pundits trying to catch up with the public reaction.

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/archives/2012/10/a_blowout.php?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Talking-Points-Memo+%28Talking+Points+Memo%3A+by+Joshua+Micah+Marshall%29

LOL: What Losing Looks Like!

Classy! @EricBoehlert : what losing looks like. @AnnCoulter I highly approve of Romney's decision to be kind and gentle to the retard.

http://inagist.com/all/260584078884077568/
Go to Page: « Prev 1 ... 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 ... 1084 Next »