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8. I only saw clips of it, but she sounded very odd to me
She seemed to have trouble speaking, sounded like she'd had a stroke or some other kind of brain impairment, not to mention that she didn't even answer most of the questions. But I doubt she knew what to say. If I was in Nevada, that would have done it for me, if I didn't already think she was nuts. I don't see how anyone can take her seriously, her views are so outrageous, but then I'm in NY, and we have Carl Paladino... :eyes:
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  -Harry Reid Quietly, Confidently Destroyed Sharon Angle in the Nevada Debate. David Zephyr  Oct-15-10 01:38 AM   #0 
  - I've been afraid to watch the debate, based on the media accounts.  pnwmom   Oct-15-10 02:11 AM   #1 
  - I can go to sleep tonight knowing another Senate seat is safe. Harry pulled it off.  David Zephyr   Oct-15-10 02:16 AM   #2 
  - I was stunned at the media summaries - especially Chuck Todd's  karynnj   Oct-15-10 07:11 AM   #15 
  - Yeah ... they are "elites" who demean the boogeyman elites ...  Cosmocat   Oct-15-10 07:24 AM   #16 
  - Todd was terrible nt  flamingdem   Oct-15-10 09:53 AM   #23 
  - My take on Todd is he is trying to create a story on election day that he drove from the beginning.  wisteria   Oct-15-10 12:14 PM   #30 
  - Chuck Todd has gone down hill in my opinion. n/t  bobburgster   Oct-15-10 04:10 PM   #73 
  - He was never really anywhere near the top of the hill.  LiberalFighter   Oct-15-10 08:49 PM   #103 
     - LOL!  butterfly77   Oct-15-10 08:59 PM   #105 
     - Well, can't really argue on that.  bobburgster   Oct-16-10 02:55 AM   #119 
  - Yes the pundits are elitists. Consider that they are paid way more than their worth.  LiberalFighter   Oct-15-10 08:48 PM   #102 
  - The problem is that  quakerboy   Oct-16-10 12:53 AM   #115 
  - I understand your anxiety, as I watched the debate and then watched the M$M spin  whathehell   Oct-15-10 09:12 AM   #20 
  - Glad he was able to put her away and settle the election.  Clear Blue Sky   Oct-15-10 11:46 AM   #27 
  - I would be a hypocrite to pretend that I adore Henry Reid  tavalon   Oct-15-10 02:20 AM   #3 
  - And that's the bottom line. nt  pnwmom   Oct-15-10 02:39 AM   #4 
  - Yeah, that "man up" comment disgusted me too.  Chipper Chat   Oct-15-10 03:23 AM   #5 
  - I hope lots of men were offended by that comment.  pnwmom   Oct-15-10 04:49 PM   #78 
  - i hope you are right but the fact that someone like Sharon Angle has a chance of winning at all  JI7   Oct-15-10 03:38 AM   #6 
  - It's a bad election cycle...  BolivarianHero   Oct-15-10 11:31 PM   #112 
  - except the media seems obsessesed only with the "man up" comment..  DCBob   Oct-15-10 03:39 AM   #7 
  - Yeah, I saw HuffPost's headline on this  lillypaddle   Oct-15-10 04:50 AM   #10 
  - huffpo  creon   Oct-15-10 12:40 PM   #36 
     - As a middle-aged Californian, I vividly remember when Ariana's husband  Bette Noir   Oct-15-10 12:53 PM   #44 
        - People change  kenfrequed   Oct-15-10 01:05 PM   #46 
        - I understand that  creon   Oct-15-10 03:10 PM   #61 
        - HuffPo has gotten so weird...  bardgal   Oct-15-10 04:19 PM   #75 
        - Me neither! Wasn't her ex before he was an ex running for governor and lost.  bluesmail   Oct-15-10 05:32 PM   #81 
        - Oh it was a doozy  dsc   Oct-15-10 05:37 PM   #82 
  - I wonder how that quote really plays  karynnj   Oct-15-10 07:42 AM   #17 
  - I agree with you karynnj.  savalez   Oct-15-10 12:41 PM   #37 
  - You have this right.  David Zephyr   Oct-15-10 06:35 PM   #89 
  - You are correct. The media wants a dogfight. Reid was wise, informed and a gentleman.  David Zephyr   Oct-15-10 11:48 AM   #28 
  - It's sexist  Qutzupalotl   Oct-15-10 12:57 PM   #45 
  - stereotypes are good business  Roy Rolling   Oct-15-10 01:36 PM   #52 
  - If MSM likes a candidate  molly77   Oct-15-10 04:28 PM   #77 
  - I only saw clips of it, but she sounded very odd to me  Rhiannon12866   Oct-15-10 03:53 AM   #8 
  - It's going to be nice voting against Paladino  leftynyc   Oct-15-10 04:13 AM   #9 
  - It's a catch 22 isn't it?  MadMaddie   Oct-15-10 09:18 AM   #21 
  - Angle was very disrespectful to not only Harry Reid, but to voters. Sarcasm is OK to a point.  David Zephyr   Oct-15-10 12:01 PM   #29 
     - From what I saw, Sharron Angle was an embarrassment.  Rhiannon12866   Oct-15-10 02:22 PM   #57 
        - I agree.  David Zephyr   Oct-15-10 06:19 PM   #88 
        - Perhaps  PSzymeczek   Oct-15-10 11:22 PM   #109 
           - Perhaps.  Rhiannon12866   Oct-17-10 01:31 AM   #124 
  - If there's a more offensive candidate than Paladino out there, I haven't seen him yet.  Rhiannon12866   Oct-15-10 02:09 PM   #56 
     - Paladino has become a joke  leftynyc   Oct-15-10 03:26 PM   #65 
        - Well, somebody took him seriously enough for him to win the primary.  Rhiannon12866   Oct-15-10 03:38 PM   #66 
           - He's very popular in Western NY  leftynyc   Oct-15-10 03:41 PM   #67 
           - Yikes! It's hard to believe that anyone can overlook all of his negatives  Rhiannon12866   Oct-15-10 04:18 PM   #74 
           - I think when push comes to shove  leftynyc   Oct-16-10 04:51 AM   #120 
              - Paladino has become a national joke.  Rhiannon12866   Oct-16-10 07:08 PM   #122 
           - I suspect Paladino is doing well  PSzymeczek   Oct-15-10 11:25 PM   #110 
           - Party over principle  leftynyc   Oct-16-10 04:54 AM   #121 
              - In my district, even the Republicans are distancing themselves from him.  Rhiannon12866   Oct-17-10 01:36 AM   #125 
  - That man up comment  Control-Z   Oct-15-10 04:06 PM   #72 
     - Everything she said was like that.  Rhiannon12866   Oct-15-10 04:23 PM   #76 
  - the only thing I could see is her mouth and the more harsh she got, the worse her teeth looked.  glowing   Oct-15-10 05:20 AM   #11 
  - but even a "lefty" station pushes the meme ... AM 1090 KPTK runs with the  zbdent   Oct-15-10 06:03 AM   #12 
  - The media also  Enthusiast   Oct-15-10 06:28 AM   #14 
     - They also tried to claim Bush won the debates with Kerry  emulatorloo   Oct-15-10 10:07 AM   #24 
        - Yep, they never have good things to say about Democrats.  wisteria   Oct-15-10 12:20 PM   #31 
  - In the media, Angle comes across as angry and  saltpoint   Oct-15-10 06:11 AM   #13 
  - Her closing statement was all about faith  BootinUp   Oct-15-10 07:46 AM   #18 
     - I like your take on it, and I hope enough people  saltpoint   Oct-15-10 08:06 AM   #19 
  - I wished I could agree. But even with pink glasses, this is not what I saw.  Mass   Oct-15-10 09:29 AM   #22 
  - I agree with you Mass. Reid looked and sounded weak.  AlinPA   Oct-15-10 12:22 PM   #33 
  - That depends who's looking and hearing. Some people still respect civility.  savalez   Oct-15-10 12:44 PM   #38 
  - I have to agree with you on this one.  Rozlee   Oct-15-10 01:56 PM   #54 
  - I agree with Mass. Harry sounded weak, subservient and  COLGATE4   Oct-15-10 08:25 PM   #100 
  - The problem I see...  kentuck   Oct-15-10 11:24 AM   #25 
  - Excellent and tragic point. nt  wiggs   Oct-15-10 01:10 PM   #47 
  - dup. nt  DeschutesRiver   Oct-15-10 11:39 AM   # 
  - When I heard Angle make the "man up" comment  DeschutesRiver   Oct-15-10 11:39 AM   #26 
  - yup. there's no winning response to that. It's called a cheap shot.  savalez   Oct-15-10 12:45 PM   #39 
  - Harry Reid is in the same position as Joe Biden and Chris Coons were  LynneSin   Oct-15-10 12:21 PM   #32 
  - Spot on.  David Zephyr   Oct-15-10 06:12 PM   #85 
  - BUTBUTBUT  pansypoo53219   Oct-15-10 12:35 PM   #34 
  - I watched parts of it  JustAnotherGen   Oct-15-10 12:39 PM   #35 
  - First point, well said and I agree. Second point, well said and unfortunatley I agree.  savalez   Oct-15-10 12:49 PM   #41 
  - It's impossible  PSzymeczek   Oct-15-10 11:29 PM   #111 
  - I haven't watched the debate, but I'm disturbed by the use of the "Man up" phrase.  Bette Noir   Oct-15-10 12:47 PM   #40 
  - Bette Noir, because Harry is visibly a senior citizen, her comment looked vicious.  David Zephyr   Oct-15-10 01:13 PM   #48 
  - let's hope that it made enough of an impression on Nevada voters to result in his winning.  SemperEadem   Oct-15-10 01:35 PM   #51 
  - Yes  mzmolly   Oct-15-10 03:16 PM   #64 
     - He was classy.  David Zephyr   Oct-15-10 06:15 PM   #86 
  - Exactly! And instead of the media noting her obvious  mzmolly   Oct-15-10 03:15 PM   #63 
  - I hope you're right  h9socialist   Oct-15-10 12:49 PM   #42 
  - n/t  JustAnotherGen   Oct-15-10 12:51 PM   #43 
  - Hate to burst your bubble but  Raoul   Oct-15-10 01:29 PM   #49 
  - Debates matter. They are a component in the voter's mind. Kerry won in 2004.  David Zephyr   Oct-15-10 05:51 PM   #83 
     - That is the truth.  PSzymeczek   Oct-15-10 11:37 PM   #113 
  - TV news is saying Angle did a great job ,even though her side of the debate  old mark   Oct-15-10 01:30 PM   #50 
  - According to Enn Pee R this morning...  ProfessionalLeftist   Oct-15-10 01:48 PM   #53 
  - He's still a wimp and a huge part of the problem.  Metta   Oct-15-10 01:57 PM   #55 
  - What is a wimp? Thoughtful? Quiet?  mzmolly   Oct-15-10 03:14 PM   #62 
  - So many people believe the tilted, regurgitated TV "news commentaries"  Nothing Without Hope   Oct-15-10 02:51 PM   #58 
  - Good to know, but did you really need to include the "quietly" adjective?  jgraz   Oct-15-10 02:59 PM   #59 
  - .  Guy Whitey Corngood   Oct-15-10 03:50 PM   #68 
     - Whatever it was, I missed it.  jgraz   Oct-15-10 07:45 PM   #93 
        - I failed. I was trying to use the tiny HTML text to sound like Harry Reid whispering but  Guy Whitey Corngood   Oct-15-10 07:51 PM   #94 
           - .  jgraz   Oct-15-10 07:54 PM   #95 
              - Yeah how the hell do you do that?  Guy Whitey Corngood   Oct-15-10 07:56 PM   #96 
                 - Like this  jgraz   Oct-15-10 08:12 PM   #99 
                    - Cool thanks. Without that I had no joke. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Oct-15-10 08:29 PM   #101 
  - Angle's "man up" comment was sexist.  mzmolly   Oct-15-10 03:05 PM   #60 
  - What is it with these Repub women saying, "Man up"?  Mad_Dem_X   Oct-15-10 03:54 PM   #69 
  - Well it reminds me of Ahnold and his derogatory  BootinUp   Oct-15-10 03:55 PM   #70 
  - PS anyone notice her hypocrisy when she complained that her Dad didn't get enough of a "hand out"  mzmolly   Oct-15-10 03:56 PM   #71 
  - Others disagree with your take on the debate.  totodeinhere   Oct-15-10 05:02 PM   #79 
  - I wrote the OP after I'd seen the media's "instant analysis" and the meme.  David Zephyr   Oct-15-10 05:57 PM   #84 
     - I am in Nevada myself and from where I sit things look grim for Reid.  totodeinhere   Oct-15-10 07:23 PM   #90 
     - I hear you, totodeinhere  David Zephyr   Oct-15-10 07:38 PM   #92 
     - I have to agree with the previous poster  Ter   Oct-15-10 08:03 PM   #97 
  - I hope to  veganlush   Oct-15-10 05:20 PM   #80 
  - Requesting a link to the debate  Mimosa   Oct-15-10 06:19 PM   #87 
  - Sharon Angle is almost certifiably crazy.  AlbertCat   Oct-15-10 07:31 PM   #91 
  - My brother and sister-in-law live in LV & are OFA organizers. They had the same impression you did.  ClarkUSA   Oct-15-10 08:06 PM   #98 
  - K & R nt  laughingliberal   Oct-15-10 08:55 PM   #104 
  - I've received several requests from many politicians asking to help Senator Reid in the last week  Omaha Steve   Oct-15-10 09:16 PM   #106 
  - Thank you for helping the Senator.  David Zephyr   Oct-15-10 09:28 PM   #108 
  - It was just sickening as I was channel surfing today and every damn  INdemo   Oct-15-10 09:18 PM   #107 
  - Angle is a lightwieght full of fluff and no substance - rookie  Rosa Luxemburg   Oct-16-10 12:12 AM   #114 
  - Angle had to have been coached by the same people who coached O'Donnell  zulchzulu   Oct-16-10 01:25 AM   #116 
  - I disagree...  tortoise1956   Oct-16-10 01:31 AM   #117 
  - Well, I hope you are wrong. I watched the debate and I don't think she came across as passable.  wisteria   Oct-17-10 02:30 AM   #127 
  - There are many "experts" who claim  Brandlon   Oct-16-10 01:34 AM   #118 
  - I thought it was a huge mistake for Reid to debate her  Awsi Dooger   Oct-16-10 08:11 PM   #123 
  - I don't think she came accross as an average politician. She seemed  wisteria   Oct-17-10 02:20 AM   #126 
  - Let's see what the voters think. nt  hack89   Oct-17-10 06:15 AM   #128 

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