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« on: October 11, 2012, 02:03:27 pm »
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I don't think it's too early, Mods please sticky.
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« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2012, 02:05:35 pm »
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Beat me to it by less than a minute! Tongue
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« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2012, 02:07:10 pm »
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Not watching because I have an appointment to make - but for posterity's sake, I'm predicting a Biden victory right here and now.
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« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2012, 02:14:00 pm »
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I think that more pressure is on the moderator tonight than either of the candidates.
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« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2012, 02:15:42 pm »
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Biden just has to not say anything retarded and he wins. He's in the same position Mitt Romney was last week.

Biden win.
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« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2012, 02:17:47 pm »
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As I said in another thread, either way on the margins.
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« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2012, 04:32:43 pm »
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Looking forward to this.  Hoping for a Biden win.
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« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2012, 04:34:44 pm »
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Looking forward to this.  Hoping for a Biden win.
yep. This debate shouldn't have any new developments, so...
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« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2012, 04:34:55 pm »
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I think Biden has to do more than not mess up. He has to make up for Obama's performance in the first one.
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« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2012, 04:36:24 pm »
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All the polls show that Ryan is expected to win. Biden really is a pretty fantastic debater, if you look back to the 2008 primary debates and his Senate debates. He had to hold back in 2008 against Palin, but even there he did a pretty good job. I'm feeling pretty optimistic.
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« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2012, 06:16:14 pm »
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I think Biden has to do more than not mess up. He has to make up for the media/political perception of Obama's performance in the first one.

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« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2012, 06:20:15 pm »
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He had to hold back in 2008 against Palin, but even there he did a pretty good job. I'm feeling pretty optimistic.

Why do you say that like it's some kind of amazing accomplishment?
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« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2012, 06:35:30 pm »
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I'm hoping for a Biden win, expecting a Ryan win.
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My earlier comment notwithstanding, I do think that the site would be better off if Inks left his position. (The fact that the village idiot has dropped in to express his support for him only confirms this.)
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« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2012, 06:38:49 pm »
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I'm hoping for a Biden win, expecting a Ryan win.

Even in my darkest hours of Obama campaign-related despair, the fact that Obama still has the support of the quintessential swing voter, Bushie, gives me hope.
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« Reply #14 on: October 11, 2012, 07:11:24 pm »
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yessssss... "Joe Biden" has officially taken over the @OnionPolitics twitter feed.
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« Reply #15 on: October 11, 2012, 07:21:32 pm »
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Will they be seated or standing at this debate?
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« Reply #16 on: October 11, 2012, 07:28:33 pm »
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Why doesn't the backstage bathroom have a plunger? It's not going to be Uncle Joe's fault if the toilet can't handle what he's giving.
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« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2012, 07:28:49 pm »
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Will they be seated or standing at this debate?
Yeah, in 1984, 1988, 1992 , and 1996 they stood behind podiums. Then in 2000 and 2004 they sat behind a table. Then in 2008 they were behind podiums again. Anyone have an idea?
Nvm, apparently Biden's been practicing for 2004 format, so I guess their seated.

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« Reply #18 on: October 11, 2012, 07:34:58 pm »
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Biden has a lot of material he can grill Ryan and Romney on (and a lot of slack to take up for Obama) but I don't think he'll deliver.
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« Reply #19 on: October 11, 2012, 07:37:09 pm »
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They're seated.
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« Reply #20 on: October 11, 2012, 07:46:12 pm »
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I'm scared...
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« Reply #21 on: October 11, 2012, 07:47:03 pm »
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God protect our Vice President!

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« Reply #22 on: October 11, 2012, 07:49:04 pm »
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I'm hoping for a Biden win, expecting a Ryan win.

Even in my darkest hours of Obama campaign-related despair, the fact that Obama still has the support of the quintessential swing voter, Bushie, gives me hope.

That's me!
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My earlier comment notwithstanding, I do think that the site would be better off if Inks left his position. (The fact that the village idiot has dropped in to express his support for him only confirms this.)
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« Reply #23 on: October 11, 2012, 07:50:03 pm »
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I'm scared...

If you are now scared what will you be in 26 days ...
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« Reply #24 on: October 11, 2012, 07:50:22 pm »
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Today, this race will be re-booted.
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