VP debate thread (responses)

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by ivwshane, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. ivwshane

    ivwshane We are all old school!

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    I'm calling it a draw.

    Palin held her own and Biden didn't do anything note worthy either.
  2. Chris

    Chris Raptor Jesus

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    Hahah I laughed very loud at that.

    That dumb bitch said "Nuke-U-Lar" THIRTEEN TIMES. 13!!!!
  3. tweakmonkey

    tweakmonkey Webmaster Staff Member

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    Does freedom to national security mean freedom to blow up other countries? :D

    These closing statements are so awful and fake. Who are these robots, and how does anyone take what they say seriously? "And God bless each of us. And god bless our troops" ... I think I just threw up.
  4. Chris

    Chris Raptor Jesus

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    And did she call Obama out for "not admitting the surge worked"? Of course he did, numerous times.
  5. Bear

    Bear Hoot!

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    It seems like she downplayed herself when she answered with the "I'm not an insider". All you could hear was laughter.

    I'm sold on Biden though. He exerts experience, well-spoken and addresses (at least from what I saw) all the questions asked. Palin did a lot of "let me go back to what I was saying".

    yeah, yeah, call me one-sided. You can't deny that one far outweighs the other in experience.
  6. ivwshane

    ivwshane We are all old school!

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    I think at one point she said, "talibani" which I thought she was talking about one particular person.


    To the average joe I think Palin might of came out on top from this debate (slightly). However, to all the non morons out there who can see through BS and talking points I think it will reaffirm their beliefs that Palin is in no way qualified to be VP.
  7. log1c

    log1c The Underwriter

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    "joe six pack american."

    she is way out of her league.
  8. Jackalope

    Jackalope NNNNEEERRRRDDDSSSSS!!!!!!

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    neither is a good choice, IMO. palin has no experience and is too fundie, and Biden is a socialist anti-drug crusader.
  9. Tacdriver

    Tacdriver Junior Member

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    He's never once admitted the surge worked. I'm calling it a draw.
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    Tacdriver Junior Member

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    Jesus Olberman is a giant douche bag!!
  11. smirnoff

    smirnoff Curmudgeon

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    She couldn't segue smoothly from one point the the next if her life depended on it. Most of the time she was just rambling. But focusing on what's important, the bottom line is her credentials are crap. 2 yrs as a governor and you're ready to be a VP? No. That McCain would select her is still unbelievable to me.

    O'Biden might not be anything but your average politician but at least he's aware not every situation can likened to what happens at a childrens' soccer match.
  12. Chris

    Chris Raptor Jesus

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  13. braaains

    braaains gubble gubble

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    AW SHUCKS IM SUCH A WASHINGTON OUTSIDER I CANT RESPOND

    This debate was pretty awful.
  14. Jackalope

    Jackalope NNNNEEERRRRDDDSSSSS!!!!!!

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    lol

    Hit & Run > Dick Cheney Wanted to Work With Special Needs Kids Too, But the Kids Said No - Reason Magazine

  15. Tacdriver

    Tacdriver Junior Member

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    Ya got me Chris. What I have stuck in my head is that Obama won't admit being wrong about the surge. Find a longer video.
  16. ninefivezero

    ninefivezero infinite resolution

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    Well lets face it, the only reason people were so interested in this debate in the first place was because everyone wanted to see Palin embarrass herself like her Katie Couric interview.

    Unfortunately that didn't happen, so as spectators we all lost.

    Its like going to a NASCAR race and not seeing a single big crash! When cars aren't crashing and exploding in 200mph fireballs, your just watching people going in circles, its the same old shit we have heard and seen!
  17. Tacdriver

    Tacdriver Junior Member

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    That's not why I watched. Wow?

    I was waiting for Biden to ask Ifill to stand up :)
  18. SoulAssassin

    SoulAssassin Car Ramrod

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    Oh I did. I was just hoping that she'd flame out wearing something more revealing.
  19. HEAVY-D

    HEAVY-D Eh?!

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    The surge worked?
  20. Chris

    Chris Raptor Jesus

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    There's no reason for me to find a longer video. Unless you've been blocking out what he's been saying in debates and interviews for months now, you'd know that while he FULLY ADMITS the surge has worked, our reasons for being there don't justify our troops being there or the money being spent.

    Not to be rude, but I did get you on this. You said he never, ever once admitted the surge worked and there are examples of that scattered across the Internet. There's absolutely no need for me to find a longer video. Why? So you can pick something out and spin it into something else? You were wrong, period.
  21. Chris

    Chris Raptor Jesus

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    That's why I watched, and I'd bet that's why most Republicans watched tonight as well. She fared well with Biden, but her lack of attention to questions and dodging issues to going back to something she feels more comfortable talking about is going to get a lot of attention. Also, the little things she threw in ("Joe Six-Pack", giving "shoutouts") are going to get her scolded as well. Joe Biden's strategy for this debate was to let others pick her apart for her little screwups and embarassing moments, and while there weren't as many of them as the Couric interview, she still came across as a fairly weak person. She pulled the "I'm a Noob" card to distance herself from Washington. That, in my opinion, will hurt her infinitely more than what she tried to do with that tactic.

    It was a so-so debate. There were no killing blows, there were no grand knockout punches thrown. But I think Joe Biden got his points across in a more clear, professional manner than Palin is even capable of.
  22. James K

    James K Administrator Staff Member

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    It's one of the reasons I watched as well, doggonit. She came off much better than I expected but I'd still give the nod to Biden.
  23. Tacdriver

    Tacdriver Junior Member

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    Calm down. I said, "ya got me." Quote me correctly or don't quote me at all. I'll say it one more time. I was thinking about the fact he wouldn't admit he was wrong about the surge. At least I'll admit when I'm wrong. Don't be such a dick about it. Oh and thanks for finally having a response that wasn't too smart assed in nature and was more than a couple of words.

    YouTube - Obama on the "Surge"
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    Tacdriver Junior Member

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    as of 12:22 EST

    Tomorrow we'll see from other polls.
  25. ivwshane

    ivwshane We are all old school!

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    Lol

    The polls are pointless:

    Sen. Joe Biden 70% 129411
    Gov. Sarah Palin 27% 49044
    Neither 4% 6546
    Total Votes: 185001
    cnn.com