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Old 11-09-2011, 10:26 PM   #441
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will conservatives please stop pretending he's qualified for the presidency? Nice guy, admirable life story, but please, let's just stop.
Of course he's qualified, just look at his 999 plan.
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and Paul is as naive as our current president when it comes to dealing with Iran.


bomb, bomb, bomb ... bomb, bomb Iran ...
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and here's the Perry moment. wow.



again: wow. humiliating.

and this guy was a GOP star? this guy has been allowed to execute 250+ people? this guy leads the biggest red state in the country?
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it's the front page on Drudge



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What, he couldn't even just make one up? Pfft. Amateur.
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Palin would wipe him off the stage.

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What, he couldn't even just make one up? Pfft. Amateur.
Seriously. That's what I thought. You could probably make a halfway-decent argument for just about any of them. That's part of why his answer was so pathetic.
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Old 11-10-2011, 01:08 AM   #448
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Had he just said that he has a memory lapse instead of trying to dodge/talk his way out of answering the question, it would have been much better. He mentioned later it was the dept. of energy, but it was too late, the damage had been done.

I hate the man, but it was still painful to watch.
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“Princess Nancy.”

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Former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain stumbled, calling former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) “Princess Nancy.”

In response to a question on health-care policy, Cain told the crowd that there was a Republican plan to fix the system, but “Princess Nancy sent it to committee and it stayed there.”

It was a reference to Georgia Republican Rep. Tom Price’s’ (Ga.) health-care bill, known as H.R.3000, which was allegedly shelved when Pelosi was House speaker (when Republicans took control of the House in 2010, Pelosi became the minority leader).

Cain’s campaign tweeted out his debate comments. But Cain himself began to walk his words back as soon as the debate was over. “That was a statement that I probably shouldn’t have made, but I was trying to make a point,” he told CNBC.

Cain got laughter from the debate audience, but many Republicans were not amused.

“She earned that title,” said Reublican strategist Steve Schmidt on MSNBC, referring to Pelosi. “It was contempt [Cain] showed her.”

Former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino concurred on Twitter: “Ay yi yi, former Speaker Pelosi called a princess in the debate? Not fair. We may disagree on policy, but she earned the Speaker title.”

It wasn’t the first time Cain used that insult. On his radio show in 2010, he mocked “Princess Nancy” for pushing through a “$26 billion bailout of teachers.” (Conservative talk show host Sean Hannity has also used the phrase; it isn’t Cain’s creation.)

But Cain, obviously, is on thinner ice since the sexual harassment allegations against him came to light, and calling the former House “princess” is not going to endear him to voters concerned about those accusations.


What's wrong with that boy ?
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Seriously. That's what I thought. You could probably make a halfway-decent argument for just about any of them. That's part of why his answer was so pathetic.
I was stunned that not only did he basically refuse Romney's life raft of the EPA suggestion, once John Harwood smelled blood and asked Perry about what the third agency was, Perry willingly walked back into the framing of the question by once again counting one-by-one with "Education....Commerce....uh...."

Any half decent politician should know how to reframe a difficult question or at least throw up a cloud of bullshit pocket sand and escape. It's not that Perry happened to forget something once on live TV, it's that the accumulated weight of his public appearances suggests he has little talent for on the spot thinking.

The upside of a soulless automaton like Mitt Romney is that he seems competent enough to achieve his objectives.....assuming conservatives trust him enough to give him the keys to power. He wants the presidency bad enough to put in the rehearsal/prep time.
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Palin would wipe him off the stage.

I read newspapers.

All of them, Katie. All of them.
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The scuttlebutt this morning is that Gingrich may pull off a McCain 2008.


All of it though, holy shit.
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It's odd that many jump on Perry for that HUGE, campaign-ending gaffe, but assume Mitt Romney has any more of the grey matter or genuine concern for the American people.

I think he is simply a much better political candidate and can memorize his talking points.

Obama has done an unsatisfactory to mediocre at best job (considering the situation in Nov 2008), and as a centrist I would still pick him over any of the grinning idiots put up by the GOP this time out.

It's really a shame.
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"Any time you're standing in front of however many million people we were and you have a loss of train of thought, sure. It impacts you. But the fact is one error is not going to make or break a campaign," Perry said.
I guess he's never heard of the "Dean Scream".
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Cain said if Michele Bachmann had made a blunder like Perry, he would have gone over and given the little lady a big hug.
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it seems that Bachmann was right about one thing: Texas + Gardasil = "causes mental retardation"
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I guess he's never heard of the "Dean Scream".

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I guess he's never heard of the "Dean Scream".
Has he heard of much besides Oil, Imgrints and Executions?
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Has he heard of much besides Oil, Imgrints and Executions?
E I O, 3 things he can remember!

Execute all illegal
Imgrints in boiling
Oil



E I O, it's off to work we go

Perry's plan to put America back to work !
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