October 4th, 2012

Romney Wins Debate, Bookies Slash Odds


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    digitaltoast says:


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    Steve Miliband says:

    Is that a Guardian online poll?
    Do you work at the BBC? yes 100%

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    Chancy Gardener says:

    One ton tomata

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    Che Guavera says:


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    How will the NYT spin it?

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    Selohesra says:

    Still two very poor candidates – should have gone with Ron Paul

  7. 7
    Selohesra says:

    Still two very poor candidates – should have gone with Ron Pa* [bloody modbot :)]

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    None of the above. says:

    But what if there was a third choice?

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    Pundit Too. says:

    Only listened to the first 25 minutes on tax and Obama kept on about the $5 trillion tax bill and £2 trillion military spend of Romney, which Romney aggressively (for the USA) denied, but still Obama kept on with his loony left mantra.
    Surprised that anyone would vote for Obama to have won this debate.
    He brought up the employment record of Clinton, which will leave him open to Clinton’s acts in office, such as mortages with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae that led to the financial disaster now with us, and will resonate with the millions that have now lost their homes.
    Even the BBC soto voce stated Romney is considered the winner.
    Problem is that Obama has very very little to show for 4 years in office except the head of Osama.
    As different to Cameron addressing a walking wounded Brown, Romney took the attack to Obama and left him in disarray and repeating himself.
    I expect blood on the carpet at the White House today, and Obama to come out swinging in the next two debates. But he will have feathers in his gloves and will seek to make more promises as in the last election.

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    Loungelizard says:

    It’s how NYPD deals with it that bothers me!

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    Barack Obama says:

    I would have gotten away with it too, if not for Mitt Romney stealing my teleprompter!

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    They didn’t have a Latvian model there too?

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    Ed Miliband (Prime Minister designate) says:

    I won the debate and the bookies have slashed the odds for the General Election 2015.

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    Loungelizard says:

    The Shadow Cabinet… Millionaires in de Nile…or Labour, up shit creek without a paddle.

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    Frank Chickens says:

    Obama looked like a B movie actor who had failed an audition for the next series of 24.

    Romney smashed it.

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    You should have typed Ron Stаіnеs. That would have got through I am sure…

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    Moi says:

    Even Osama’s head isn’t worth much now with the September violence against embassies…

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    MSNBC says:

    Don’t worry libtards. We’re busy raking up some obscure Mormon paedo stuff to sling at Romney before the second debate. We can’t have a prez who doesn’t support our position on abortion, wimmin’s rights and the entitlement rights of the underclass.

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    Wong's Cafe says:

    Wonton Potato

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    anonymous says:

    you wouldn’t know this from SkyNews!!!

    SkyNews is now the self-appointed child abduction channel. Giving the public ‘unpresidented’ coverage of every tree, lane, hill, coffee shop and bumpkin in Wales at present to ‘help’ (in a kinda tory way) find one lost little girl. Meanwhile across the country other little children are getting lost but they don’t matter. Until thatis SkyNews employs more presenters and cameramen to cover ‘their stories’ too.

    Funny how SkyNews had the plight of the Hillsborough Families about last in their priority order? Funny how the Labour conference dowesn’t appear to be happening? Funny how even the problems in Syria don’t matter anymore – even though Cameron can’t wait to declare war.

    Anyone would think that Murdoch was behind this little stunt… dare I say it even involved to deflect from the real issues occuring in this ever so nazi country of ours……..

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    Lou Scannon says:

    + lots

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    Just say no2kt says:

    Just say no2kt.

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    My Trousers are at the Pawnsbrokers. Again says:

    Didn’t see this has I don’t have a telly, don’t have electricity, don’t have a house. Nicked an iPhone the other day so I can get free wifi in the local macdonalds and just spent a few quid on hearty breakfast and catching up on this richmans blog. These 2 yanks just look like a pair of rich c_nts one black one white, so not bothered to be honest
    Got my trousers today and later this afternoon down the local CoE drop in centre, warm and free food at dinner, plus there is some great middle age christian totty helping out. If I can get this piece of Apple crap to work I’ll send you some photos

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    David Laws Lib Dem Fiddler says:

    Obama is no friend of the UK. The sooner he goes the better.

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    The Latvian Embassy says:

    Note to all Latvian Nationals: until further notice only socialise with the Labour Party if they are throwing a bash in a bungalow.

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    Pawn Sandwich says:

    Exactly, he removed Churchills bust from the oval office, he is no friend of the UK.

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    Sarah says:

    Take your meds now.

    And your tin foil hat is in the soft room, remember?

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    AC1 says:

    Gosh what a surprise, not….

    With people actually looking at his rather “unusual” past, I expert things to just get worse for him…

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    AC1 says:

    That Libyan “Kinetic Military Action” dodge of the U.S. “war powers act” is looking rather foolish now.
    It means he cannot blame bipartisan support, it was totally his call.

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    TOTUS says:

    I’m looking for a new employer

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    This race is Obama’s to lose – I predict he will be re-elected. The debate is an irrelevancee, and the race is not even close.

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    YorkshireLad says:

    Was Romney that good or weas Obama so pisspoor?

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    Alex Salmond's Fat Belly says:

    Problem that Obama has is that on individual policy points he trails Romney and is only still at the races because he has attacked the likability of the Republican. If Romney can overcome that in these debates and show Obama up as the rank amateur he is then the entire game changes.

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    Rupert my Hero says:

    Looks like we were watching two different programs because in the one I was watching, Romney came over as a Pratt.

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    Anonymous says:

    Won’t be even close – Romney’s plan just don’t add up. Skilled at talking up nonsense but how can you balance the budget as he says he wants to do, without raising taxes and only cutting spending but not on defense/medicare or education? If you say, he’ll get the economy growing again and everything will be great, please quit taking drugs. Cutting taxes does work in boosting GDP when tax levels are high (ie 60/70/80’s) but now the US tax take is the lowest of the OECD. Whether you are taxed 20 or 40%, you will invest if the returns are worth the risk – the tax level is irrelevant. (though of course, that situation changes if the effective rate gets above a certain level – probably over 60% – where capital owners might just not bother.)
    So ok, Romney looked arguably more at ease – but that is because he just doesn’t care – his what the bravado of the man who knows he’s going to lose, so he’s throwing everything he’s got. (he’s spent months hoping voters would forget about his Mass. healthcare reform, and now he says that’s what he’d do to replace Obamacare – which btw is very similar to the Mass. plan anyway – just bonkers – but the host just let him get away with these kind of nonsense – Send Paxman across, or Simon Cowell or Malcolm Tucker or anyone who will just challenge at least a little so they stop those blatant lies.

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    Grrr says:

    I guess this is what happens when the evil of collectivist Marxist totalitarianism comes up against the joy of free market capitalism.

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    Grrr says:

    If you don’t like it – you can always move to N Korea.

    No Murdoch there.

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    MacNero, Emperor of Scotland says:

    You’d have thought that by now some of the commentators would have learned how to pronounce ‘Machynlleth’.

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    Anonymous says:

    1000’s likes!!

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    Michelle Obama says:

    I am not pleased

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    Ironside says:

    But isn’t that the difference about Obamacare and the Romney Massachusetts plan ?

    It works when administered at STATE level but not at FEDERAL level. Romney made this very clear.

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