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Strong offense. Weak defense.
Chicago Tribune, by Editorial Staff

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/4/2012 1:06:07 AM

This was a debate for the green-eyeshade crowd. If you tuned in Wednesday night to see President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney offer inspiring visions for the future, you heard more numbers than you did paeans to America. The bottom line on engagement with an American public not five weeks from Election Day: Romney was alert, energized and confident. Obama slumped his shoulders, smiled mostly to himself, and for some reason kept staring down. He was that guy at the meeting who's surreptitiously checking his email. The exciting 2008 candidate of hope and change?

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What you got there is what the people (mistakenly) elected in 2008. It was no bad performance. It was the real 0bama. Clint Eastwood demonstrated it a few weeks ago. What we saw on stage was 0bama the First Empty Chair.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: janylou, 10/4/2012 1:20:15 AM     (No. 8908239)

Boy, when your own hometown paper turns on you, you know you did lousy. Hopefully, this will start moving the numbers toward Romney!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: wtm, 10/4/2012 1:32:18 AM     (No. 8908264)

Obama was NOTHING without his TELEPROMPTER !!!!!

There was no one feeding him the answers, like was always the case in the past.

He is indeed an empty suit, it is Valerie Jarrett that is actually running the White House and the Country, Obama just READS the TELEPROMPTER !!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Phil_hk, 10/4/2012 1:32:48 AM     (No. 8908265)

#1 hopefully it start the papers using accurate polling data that reflect the numbers are in Romney's favor

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MindMadeUp, 10/4/2012 2:01:23 AM     (No. 8908305)

Just watch, next debate, Obama will have a little earbud so someone offstage with a brain can feed him things to say.

Actually, the empty chair could have done better than that empty suit.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Illinois Mom, 10/4/2012 3:21:19 AM     (No. 8908360)

The local NBC station is running a poll to see who won last night's debate...at the end of the 1/2 hour newscast it was running 2-1 Romney. This is Chicago mind you.

Whilst on a nighttime "potty stop" I happened to check and they're still taking votes. Romney way ahead in both the poll and comments section.
Check out NBC5chicago.com

Maybe cast a vote?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: country boy, 10/4/2012 3:34:15 AM     (No. 8908369)

Proves the MSM has been proping obama up for 4 years. Nothing there but a stupid teleprompter and creased trousers.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nathan92083, 10/4/2012 3:40:00 AM     (No. 8908372)

I keep seeing negative stories about Obama... I feel like I'm in the twilight zone. The media/liberals never admit when they have been beat... never!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: loyalreader, 10/4/2012 8:49:18 AM     (No. 8909242)


Clint was correct - he is an empty chair.

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