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Chart: How the Republican Presidential Debate Topics Compare With the Democratic Debate



A "man among boys"?

In a column published late Tuesday, Milbank argued that in his judgment Clinton came off presidential where none of her male rivals did. Milbank wrote that Clinton easily brushed off criticism of her vote in favor of the Iraq War and insinuations about her "ethical standards" following months of reports on federal inquiries into the private email account she used during her tenure as secretary of state.

"She was, in short, a man among boys," he wrote. "And that’s why the debate was so important to Clinton. She may have had a rough time as the Democrats’ presidential front-runner, but her advantages in experience and composure were clear when she shared a stage with her rivals for the first time."


Who Won? WE Did.

As it turned out, what was probably most significant about last night's Democratic debate was its comparison to the Republican campaign:

If the commentary was inadvertent, what’s telling is the effect between the static headline of the NYT debate slideshow and the photo. That’s the key moment in the debate where Sanders said, “it’s enough” about the debate over Clinton’s email.

Yes, the first 2014 Democratic presidential debate was about Clinton’s performance, and Clinton – Sanders, and Clinton vs. all comers, and who else might stand out, and moderate vs. liberal, and the status of the party versus the corporate state. As it turned out, however, what probably most significant about last night’s Democratic debate was its contrast to the Republican campaign … not to mention, the conduct of the Republican dead-enders in Congress.

I looked up the word “comity” in the Webster’s thesaurus and I found words like: compatibleness, fraternization, reciprocity, consensus, cohesion. Then I looked at the antonyms and saw: antagonism, antipathy, hatred, hostility, alienation, rupture, anarchy, disorder, turmoil.

Sure, Clinton’s prominence, strong performance and the weakness of the rest of the field served to mute the battling. And there is nothing in this contest to any way approximate the feelings and the intensity that comprised the ’08 Clinton – Obama race. Really though, it felt like the debate last night was more about with drawing a difference.

In other words, there’s our “clashing,” and then there’s all that negation and chaos.


Biggest Loser:
DW Schultz
Because yes, everyone knows we should do this more often, except her.

60 Minutes edited out questions about gun violence from interview with President Obama

During the interview that aired Sunday night, Kroft pressed Obama six times about Clinton's emails.

No questions about gun violence made it into the portions of the interview CBS aired. But it turns out Kroft actually did actually raise the topic of gun violence with Obama during the Q&A, but 60 Minutes editors cut that portion out of the final TV interview. (Viewers can only see Obama and Kroft's exchange about gun violence online.)

In other words, the portion of the Q&A that focused on the well-worn process story of Clinton's emails was deemed by CBS to be far more newsworthy than Obama's discussion of gun violence, even though the interview came in the wake of several campus shootings this month.

And at no time when addressing the email issue did Kroft mention that Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) recently made headlines when he seemed to acknowledge that the Benghazi select committee, which is now focused almost exclusively on the email issue, was created in order to sabotage Clinton's White House run.


Incarceration Rates Are Literally - Off the chart


Breaking: Trump wants free stuff from the government

Washington (CNN)Despite attracting huge crowds, Donald Trump believes the government has not yet granted him Secret Service protection because he is a Republican.

"They're in no rush because I'm a Republican. They don't give a s---," Trump jokingly told the Hill.

"I want to put them on notice because they should have a liability," he said. "Personally, I think if Obama were doing as well as me he would've had Secret Service (earlier). I have by far the biggest crowds."

"Of course I don't think they'd want anything to happen. But I would think they should be very proactive and want protection for somebody like me that has 20,000 people at any time," Trump said. "You would think that they would want to be very proactive, but we have not heard from them."


Ben Carson stops a shooter


USA: "Worst Sinners In The World"

But Mike Huckabee said “We have not so much a gun problem, we have a problem with sin and evil.”
OK Micky, let’s go and find the worst sinners in the world. Who are they and where do they live?

Fancy that, the world’s worst sinners support Mike Huckabee and he panders to and inflames their sins. Mike (Micky) the Anti Christ-ian.


Fox host complains about Dem Debate: Democrats are "giving stuff away" and "buying votes":

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