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37. He's cool under fire, one of my favorite of his personality traits. /nt
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  -Hillary came across as a fighter, Obama barely had a pulse all night Herman Munster  Feb-26-08 10:14 PM   #0 
  - She failed to get KO..nothing changed.  NDambi   Feb-26-08 10:14 PM   #1 
  - Agreed. Both landed punches...but no major change. But yeah..Barack...  sfam   Feb-26-08 10:17 PM   #14 
     - I think Obama is uncomfortable debating Hillary because he  lumpy   Feb-26-08 10:44 PM   #55 
        - I think he knows that he just needs to sit back and watch her destroy herself.  ContinentalOp   Feb-26-08 11:32 PM   #84 
           - Agreed. He comes across as pretty damn Presidential, to me ...  krkaufman   Feb-26-08 11:53 PM   #90 
              - It portrays itself as SMUGNESS.  rodeodance   Feb-27-08 08:43 AM   #146 
                 - Nonsense. n/t  stevietheman   Feb-27-08 08:48 AM   #149 
                 - nonsensical response. game done.  rodeodance   Feb-27-08 09:09 AM   #155 
                    - "game done"? n/t  krkaufman   Feb-27-08 03:52 PM   #161 
                 - Or you're one who interprets it that way. As is your right. n/t  krkaufman   Feb-27-08 03:51 PM   #160 
  - Okey doke.  chascarrillo   Feb-26-08 10:14 PM   #2 
  - And they call Obama supporters delusional!  FrenchieCat   Feb-26-08 10:15 PM   #3 
  - Your delusions have nothing to do with you being an Obama supporter  Lirwin2   Feb-27-08 02:30 AM   #110 
  - Okey doke.  elixir   Feb-27-08 08:52 AM   #152 
  - no more delusional than those of us..."Neo-Gore"....He's the One..supporters...  KoKo01   Feb-27-08 07:26 PM   #163 
  - We'll find out next week - I disagree with you but could be wrong  stahbrett   Feb-26-08 10:15 PM   #4 
  - I didn't see that, but ok.  adoraz   Feb-26-08 10:15 PM   #5 
  - She needed a gaffe. She didn't get one.  Yael   Feb-26-08 10:15 PM   #6 
  - Maybe not a "gaffe" but his debate style leaves much to be desired. Even Tweety and KO, who  elixir   Feb-27-08 08:54 AM   #153 
     - Was Obama even  CatnHat   Feb-27-08 11:01 PM   #164 
     - Hillary is a good teacher---by 2012 Obama will be ready for the WH  rodeodance   Feb-27-08 11:06 PM   #165 
  - Seems to me that the PARTY is a bit sick of her.  Bicoastal   Feb-26-08 10:15 PM   #7 
  - I think she came across more as an attacker, rather than a fighter.  gateley   Feb-26-08 10:15 PM   # 
  - Obama makes me snore  lumpy   Feb-26-08 10:45 PM   #59 
     - Yup, vacant.  anamandujano   Feb-27-08 02:20 AM   #102 
  - good example of how where one stands depends on where one sits  orangepeel68   Feb-26-08 10:15 PM   #8 
  - GREAT saying!  gateley   Feb-26-08 10:17 PM   #17 
  - That is correct.  susankh4   Feb-27-08 06:29 AM   #123 
     - Obama..."Fixer of souls now...says Michelle O..we have to fix our souls..  indimuse   Feb-27-08 06:52 AM   #127 
        - I agree....  susankh4   Feb-27-08 06:53 AM   #128 
        - thank you!  indimuse   Feb-27-08 06:58 AM   #131 
        - ...  Blue State Native   Feb-27-08 07:14 AM   #138 
  - You keep saying things like that almost every day are you trying to convince us or  grantcart   Feb-26-08 10:16 PM   #9 
  - Obama was Presidential, Hillary was not.  sparosnare   Feb-26-08 10:16 PM   #10 
  - And I prefer Hillary's fight  jlpohio69   Feb-26-08 10:18 PM   #22 
  - Me, too. I like her spunk.  Blue_In_AK   Feb-26-08 10:22 PM   #34 
  - Me three.  Auntie Bush   Feb-26-08 10:37 PM   #46 
     - me four  rodeodance   Feb-27-08 11:08 PM   #166 
        - Do I hear a five?  Auntie Bush   Feb-28-08 12:56 PM   #168 
  - His monotone bothers me, also, clipping his words, and the  lumpy   Feb-26-08 10:57 PM   #63 
  - !!!!  emilyg   Feb-26-08 11:22 PM   #79 
  - He has gravitas.  woolldog   Feb-26-08 11:30 PM   #83 
  - Agreed. Personally, I want a calm, deliberate President meeting with other leaders ...  krkaufman   Feb-26-08 11:55 PM   #91 
  - Ditto  Popol Vuh   Feb-27-08 04:14 AM   #116 
  - Obama just agreeded with everything Hillary said.  Rockholm   Feb-27-08 07:12 AM   #136 
     - "He stammers on the tough questions".----thinking is hard you know  rodeodance   Feb-27-08 08:47 AM   #148 
        - Not knowing is even harder.  Rockholm   Feb-27-08 03:22 PM   #157 
  - Nah, she came across as whiney, pushy and irritable...  truebrit71   Feb-26-08 10:16 PM   #11 
  - Well now we know, you are a male.  lumpy   Feb-26-08 11:00 PM   #68 
     - not necessarily--all gender can use those words to decribe a female  rodeodance   Feb-27-08 11:11 PM   #167 
  - I agree...  jefferson_dem   Feb-26-08 10:17 PM   #12 
  - And you are a bad boy for using such a word. Tsk tsk  lumpy   Feb-26-08 11:01 PM   #69 
  - DID A SINGLE VOTE MOVE TO HER TONIGHT? No.... therefore, she lost....  scheming daemons   Feb-26-08 10:17 PM   # 
  - Are you a f***** psychic?  Auntie Bush   Feb-26-08 10:38 PM   #49 
     - He's not, I am  MrRobotsHolyOrders   Feb-27-08 03:02 AM   #113 
  - It's always interesting seeing how crackheads respond to debates  zulchzulu   Feb-26-08 10:17 PM   #13 
  - You shouldn't be throwing that word around. If we used it, we'd  anamandujano   Feb-27-08 02:22 AM   #104 
  - Agreed. She knows what needs to be done. Is America ready for a president who actually  BleedingHeartPatriot   Feb-26-08 10:17 PM   #15 
  - If she knew what needed to be done..q  sendero   Feb-27-08 06:12 AM   #120 
  - she didn't seem to be fighting anything?  bambino   Feb-26-08 10:17 PM   #16 
  - Herman - you done jumped the shark  thevoiceofreason   Feb-26-08 10:17 PM   #18 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-26-08 11:05 PM   #71 
     - BURN  MrRobotsHolyOrders   Feb-27-08 03:03 AM   #114 
  - No she didnt she came across as desperate  subsuelo   Feb-26-08 10:17 PM   #19 
  - Wow  sniffa   Feb-26-08 10:17 PM   #20 
  - they both did well, but Hillary needed more than that  book_worm   Feb-26-08 10:17 PM   #21 
  - or just another self-entitled elitist gasbag.  izzybeans   Feb-26-08 10:18 PM   #23 
  - talk to us in a week  LSK   Feb-26-08 10:18 PM   #24 
  - So this is what desperation looks like when the Ignore function isn't working.  Connie_Corleone   Feb-26-08 10:19 PM   #25 
  - Obama looked like a deer in the headlights a few times  Seeker30   Feb-26-08 10:19 PM   #26 
  - he's not far from it.  Oleladylib   Feb-26-08 10:21 PM   #30 
  - As president he would have worse situations to face other  lumpy   Feb-26-08 11:12 PM   #74 
  - The only deer-in-headlights moment I saw  Abacus   Feb-26-08 10:27 PM   #39 
  - Yeah, he was shocked when he actually got a challenging question  Auntie Bush   Feb-26-08 10:45 PM   #57 
     - When he had to answer first, he looked uncomprehending. He doesn't  anamandujano   Feb-27-08 02:26 AM   #105 
  - A fighter on the ropes at the beginning...  RiverStone   Feb-26-08 10:19 PM   #27 
  - Aw, c'mon people. Herman won't be able to post stuff like this much longer. Let's do for him what  K Gardner   Feb-26-08 10:20 PM   #28 
  - I agree, take the high road.  DB1   Feb-26-08 10:22 PM   #36 
  - THANK YOU-AGREE 100%  Oleladylib   Feb-26-08 10:20 PM   #29 
  - Whatever.  Ikonoklast   Feb-26-08 10:21 PM   #31 
  - Yeah, Hillary is a fighter...  New Dawn   Feb-26-08 10:21 PM   #32 
  - And no one owns Obama ?  lumpy   Feb-26-08 11:16 PM   #75 
     - Not counting Exelon.  anamandujano   Feb-27-08 02:27 AM   #106 
  - if you want a fighter she is a fighter...if you want a bitch you got a bitch  cloud75   Feb-26-08 10:21 PM   #33 
  - yeah - he should have been more unhinged  NormaR   Feb-26-08 10:22 PM   #35 
  - He's cool under fire, one of my favorite of his personality traits. /nt  Abacus   Feb-26-08 10:23 PM   #37 
  - Not cool under fire, he just doesnt know what to say if he's not stealing someones speech  Seeker30   Feb-26-08 10:33 PM   #42 
  - Hyuck Hyuck...  casus belli   Feb-27-08 06:57 AM   #130 
  - When have you seen him under fire ? Debating is under fire?  lumpy   Feb-26-08 11:18 PM   #77 
  - Right, she will fight for Dem issues and Obama will compromise.  Auntie Bush   Feb-26-08 10:24 PM   #38 
  - "DU'ers won't approve of anything she says or does"  donheld   Feb-26-08 10:30 PM   #40 
  - Alrighty then...see ya in a week, bring tissues eom  workinclasszero   Feb-26-08 10:33 PM   #41 
  - Hermie is still in the Denial stage.  Kittycat   Feb-26-08 10:34 PM   #43 
  - Sorry, you're wrong.  Auntie Bush   Feb-26-08 10:35 PM   #44 
  - Tim Russert is flagrantly biased.......  ElsewheresDaughter   Feb-26-08 10:35 PM   #45 
  - at this point, i think the entire nation is too  mkultra   Feb-26-08 10:57 PM   #64 
  - Agreed, Obama doesn't appear to have much fire in his belly.  lumpy   Feb-26-08 10:37 PM   #47 
  - A fighter to get us into Iraq. A fighter to fail at health care again. A fighter to expand NAFTA.  Bleachers7   Feb-26-08 10:38 PM   #48 
  - When Obama is not saying "I agree with Senator Clinton"he's rehashing her ideas &making them his own  ElsewheresDaughter   Feb-26-08 10:39 PM   #50 
  - A couple of times I thought she was going to smack him in the head.  anamandujano   Feb-27-08 02:30 AM   #109 
  - According to the polls he is moving on up  goclark   Feb-27-08 07:04 PM   #162 
  - Agreed!  bridgit   Feb-26-08 10:39 PM   #51 
  - she came across as a bickerer. little different than fighter.  PretzelWarrior   Feb-26-08 10:39 PM   #52 
  - Enough with the "Fighter" label. She's not fighting for anything but her political ambitions.  wienerdoggie   Feb-26-08 10:39 PM   #53 
  - Repeating over and over, ad nauseum, "I'm a fighter," doesn't make her a fighter.  Common Sense Party   Feb-26-08 11:44 PM   #88 
  - Gee, that reads like an opinion from a mind reader. nt  Jim4Wes   Feb-27-08 06:08 AM   #119 
  - NDambi, in politics especially in debating you do not have to  BenDavid   Feb-26-08 10:43 PM   #54 
  - Hear hear Ben  lumpy   Feb-26-08 11:20 PM   #78 
  - spinning like a top...nothing new...  Elrond Hubbard   Feb-26-08 10:44 PM   #56 
  - It's not just DU'ers.. check out the MSNBC Poll..  RoadRage   Feb-26-08 10:45 PM   #58 
  - amen!  bmartello   Feb-26-08 10:50 PM   #61 
  - Did anyone here ever stop to think that the  buff2   Feb-26-08 11:04 PM   #70 
  - Ahh.. that's right, if Hillary doesn't win - it's the damn Freepers.  RoadRage   Feb-26-08 11:18 PM   #76 
  - Don't you know how a presidential election works ?  lumpy   Feb-26-08 11:25 PM   #81 
     - I do know how it works...  RoadRage   Feb-26-08 11:41 PM   #87 
  - Yes, thought of that.  lumpy   Feb-26-08 11:23 PM   #80 
  - So scientific!  anamandujano   Feb-27-08 02:33 AM   #111 
  - BS !  RBInMaine   Feb-26-08 10:48 PM   #60 
  - See ... here's where total bias changes perspective.  asSEENonTV   Feb-26-08 10:56 PM   #62 
  - Very much so. Of course I do not have my "Official Obama 3-D Glasses" on.  Neshanic   Feb-26-08 10:58 PM   #65 
  - ...  Blue State Native   Feb-27-08 07:22 AM   #141 
  - i prefer lovers  mkultra   Feb-26-08 10:58 PM   #66 
  - Yes,she did  DemEtienne   Feb-26-08 10:59 PM   #67 
  - In other words, Obama doesn't keep reinventing himself,  RBInMaine   Feb-26-08 11:06 PM   #72 
  - She lost the male in Ohio vote tonight  48percenter   Feb-26-08 11:09 PM   #73 
  - The 2 30 yr. old kids still living at home?  emilyg   Feb-26-08 11:28 PM   #82 
  - I have 30 yr. old and 27 yr. old  fedupinBushcountry   Feb-26-08 11:37 PM   #86 
  - It's not a stupid question.  emilyg   Feb-27-08 12:08 AM   #94 
  - No the head cardiac male nurse at an NE Ohio hospital  48percenter   Feb-26-08 11:45 PM   #89 
     - Emily fails at her comeback  Binka   Feb-27-08 03:58 AM   #115 
  - what tone?  woolldog   Feb-26-08 11:33 PM   #85 
  - I prefer a leader to a fighter, otherwise I'd vote for Sly Stallone  EndElectoral   Feb-27-08 12:04 AM   #92 
  - She came across as a nit-picking silly politician.  anonymous171   Feb-27-08 12:05 AM   #93 
  - Pillow fighter maybe ...  k8conant   Feb-27-08 12:11 AM   #95 
  - I don't get the effort here. You surely aren't going to convince anyone.  jgraz   Feb-27-08 01:05 AM   #96 
  - Hillary needs to get rid of that school marm attitude. She has none of ...  Hieronymus   Feb-27-08 01:06 AM   #97 
  - That means he won.  Political Heretic   Feb-27-08 01:21 AM   #98 
  - This is not the WWE.  boppers   Feb-27-08 02:07 AM   #99 
  - Good to have your 'fair and balanced' take on everything, Herman.  BringBigDogBack   Feb-27-08 02:16 AM   #100 
  - What a (cough) completely unbiased (cough) analysis. n/t  casus belli   Feb-27-08 02:17 AM   #101 
  - Working woman in Texas thinks we've had one too many fighters in the WH. n/t  votesomemore   Feb-27-08 02:22 AM   #103 
  - So the Repukes are just going to hand us change without a fight.  anamandujano   Feb-27-08 02:37 AM   #112 
     - When it's in their constituency's best interests?  boppers   Feb-27-08 05:01 AM   #117 
     - It'll be a Miracle!  Blue State Native   Feb-27-08 07:26 AM   #142 
  - She probably doesn't even know DU exists.  Jamastiene   Feb-27-08 02:28 AM   #107 
  - They both bored the hell out of me.  Fox Mulder   Feb-27-08 02:28 AM   #108 
  - Policy is/should not be televised fisticuffs.  boppers   Feb-27-08 05:17 AM   #118 
  - A fighter in the sense that if you were to ask her how she likes her coffee, she'd get defensive  JVS   Feb-27-08 06:17 AM   #121 
  - Hillary did what Strickland told her to.  susankh4   Feb-27-08 06:25 AM   #122 
  - well, you can blame the MSM and men if you want, but the real tragedy is  Lerkfish   Feb-27-08 06:48 AM   #126 
     - Not true at all.  susankh4   Feb-27-08 06:54 AM   #129 
        - and you have walked in Obama's shoes?  Lerkfish   Feb-27-08 06:59 AM   #132 
           - No, but I am not dissing him...  susankh4   Feb-27-08 07:02 AM   #133 
              - I'm criticizing how her campaign was run.  Lerkfish   Feb-27-08 07:13 AM   #137 
                 - I am saying that this has been  susankh4   Feb-27-08 07:17 AM   #140 
                    - to quote you directly:  Lerkfish   Feb-27-08 07:56 AM   #144 
  - That's about the only positive spin you could put on it --- wrong, but positive  Lerkfish   Feb-27-08 06:44 AM   #124 
  - I missed the first showing, knew Hillary won when saw Maddow sayint "it was grim"  robbedvoter   Feb-27-08 06:48 AM   #125 
  - "Her target audience was the women and working class men in Ohio"  OhioChick   Feb-27-08 07:04 AM   #134 
  - If anyone watched the Reagan Library debate where McCain creamed Romney over the Iraq timeline ...  Maribelle   Feb-27-08 07:10 AM   #135 
  - LOL! if you want to bring up "finger pointing" that's rich!  Lerkfish   Feb-27-08 07:15 AM   #139 
     - And you are commanding me that I 'shouldn't go there' because why?  Maribelle   Feb-27-08 08:41 AM   #145 
        - LOL! saying you "shouldn't" is the same as "commanding"? well  Lerkfish   Feb-27-08 08:58 AM   #154 
  - All he did was admit all night how correct Hillary was!  MyPetRock   Feb-27-08 07:48 AM   #143 
  - I will chime and say I approve of your last sentence:-)  rodeodance   Feb-27-08 08:45 AM   #147 
  - I think she hit homeruns on NAFTA, foreign policy (russia et al) and being a FIGHTER!!!  elixir   Feb-27-08 08:51 AM   #150 
  - I don't want a fighter who attacks a fellow Dem in a mean-spirited manner. n/t  stevietheman   Feb-27-08 08:52 AM   #151 
  - The one without a pulse is the Clinton campaign. (eom)  chieftain   Feb-27-08 10:09 AM   #156 
  - Hillary lost the debate  ProSense   Feb-27-08 03:32 PM   #158 
  - Found her to be divisive and trite - Some call that a fighter I guess, others call it Republican....  Juan_de_la_Dem   Feb-27-08 03:49 PM   #159 
 

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