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Old 02-26-2008, 08:51 PM   #21
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I'd just like to say that Tim Russert rocks.
He did go to Boston College though, so he loses points for that.
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Tim Russert is one of the few 'talking heads' worth a damn.
These days, he might be the only one.
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Brian and Tim are my political dream team...Oh and Anderson Cooper
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I've only been watching the debate for 10 minutes........
Obama is far superior to Hillary in this debate.
This speaks for itself.
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Tim Russert is one of the few 'talking heads' worth a damn.
hey, he's no Larry King
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hey, he's no Larry King
Larry King is getting kinda bad isn't he?

I mean, I watch him whenever he's got a great guest. I saw Jon Stewart on his show and Larry was relaxed and did a good job. I saw him on there with.....I can't remember and he was just awful.
Poor guy is just getting very old.
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Larry King is getting kinda bad isn't he?

I mean, I watch him whenever he's got a great guest. I saw Jon Stewart on his show and Larry was relaxed and did a good job. I saw him on there with.....I can't remember and he was just awful.
Poor guy is just getting very old.
Yes.

Hillary's answer to releasing tax records:

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Maybe it's just me, but I feel like Hillary didn't answer that last question at all.
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Maybe it's just me, but I feel like Hillary didn't answer that last question at all.
Neither one of them did.
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Maybe it's just me, but I feel like Hillary didn't answer that last question at all.
I was just about to say that. And I agree, neither of them really did.
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From the way that Hillary talked tonight Bill Clinton didn't do anything while he was in the White House because she did it all.
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Time.Com is going to have a hard time deciding who gets the A and who gets the A+ this week.
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It's funny, some of the commentaries afterwards included things about Obama being a great and inspiring orator, but that that doesn't always come through in the debates. But I find him more likable in the debates than as an orator because he seems more real. The orator is too slick and I remain dumbfounded by how much people need that and eat it up (not saying that's bad, just that I simply can't relate). The debator is more like the real person--which doesn't mean he's a great debator, in fact he isn't, but I feel like I get a better sense of who he is, and I come away liking him better. If that makes any sense.
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Neither one of them did.
Now that I've had a chance to think about it more, I agree. I suppose what I was really thinking is that Hillary seemed to make the entire answer about her accomplishments. Obama didn't specifically answer the question, but I felt like he gave a better overall answer directed more towards Hillary; which is what the question called for.
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Now that I've had a chance to think about it more, I agree. I suppose what I was really thinking is that Hillary seemed to make the entire answer about her accomplishments. Obama didn't specifically answer the question, but I felt like he gave a better overall answer directed more towards Hillary; which is what the question called for.
It was one of those loaded questions where the minute I heard it I knew there was no way either of them was going to give a direct answer. But I agree with you.
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Time.Com is going to have a hard time deciding who gets the A and who gets the A+ this week.
Not exactly... but nice try.
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Whoa...I'm about 15 minutes in watching on msnbc.com, and I can't believe Hilary's attitude. She's overriding both Barack and the moderators with no regard to any of them. She just made a snarky comment about always getting the first question, and that maybe we should ask if Barack needs a pillow. She needs to tone that down in the coming days...
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It's too late to tone it down, the horses left the barn and they're on their way to China
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I wanted to smack Hillary about fifteen different times last night. And the sad part is, I really liked her once upon a time.

The part that I found most laughable was when she was telling Russert she'd have her records made available "as soon as we can get to it". I have a feeling she might have all the time in the world to get to those records soon enough.
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