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Romney Wins the Three-Way
Debate at Hofstra

American Thinker, by Janice Shaw Crouse

Original Article

Posted By:DW626, 10/17/2012 4:57:11 AM

Not only did President Obama come into the second presidential debate more aggressive and prepared, but he brought a secret weapon -- the moderator, Candy Crowley. At two pivotal moments, Ms. Crowley, typically a relatively fair reporter, showed her bias and changed the course of the debate. First, she backed up Mr. Obama's assertion that he had called the attacks at Benghazi a "terrorist attack" in a Rose Garden event on the day after the tragedy. (After the debate, she reversed her assessment and stated that she was in error.)

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I don't think anyone here expected anything less from Candy Crowley.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Deedo, 10/17/2012 5:15:00 AM     (No. 8939145)

In reading the comments after the article, a poster makes a great point: How was it that Candy Crowley was so versed on the Rose Garden statement that she could confirm with conviction that Obama was right? It took the rest of the industry time to bring up the transcript in order to know what was, or wasn't, said. But Candy seemed to be all over it. Hmmm... something is fishy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: This9, 10/17/2012 5:50:17 AM     (No. 8939159)

Candy was not sweet.

And great point #1. Candy seemed to gotten the Dem talking points beforehand. David Gregory later on NBC agreed with Candy! ( if course they did not palsy tape showing the terror comment made about 9/11/2001!!)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pliades, 10/17/2012 6:01:15 AM     (No. 8939163)

And another one bites the dust! Candy couldn't help herself, that MSM bias of hers was in full bloom during the debate. Her reputation as professional journalist lies in tatters while the one showing her as a rabid leftist sycophant is still going strong. I halfway expected her to hold Mitt Romneys arms while 'Stinky' worked over his midsection.

I've seen better teamwork from WWF tag-teams, but not much better. I am visualizing how this one may have gone down if Chrissy "Tingles" Matthews had been the moderator, ugh, now I'm going to have to live with that mental image the rest of the day.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bjnealeigh, 10/17/2012 6:02:21 AM     (No. 8939165)

Disgraceful liar. He cannot tell the truth

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JAN, 10/17/2012 6:13:15 AM     (No. 8939185)

Same old story. Obama lies and the media swears to his lies.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: doodah, 10/17/2012 6:38:20 AM     (No. 8939215)

If I were advising Romney and his team, I would not agree to another debate unless someone from Fox is chosen as moderator. I almost fainted when Cindy back up Obama in his lie. Shame on her.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: u2phile, 10/17/2012 7:12:07 AM     (No. 8939255)

This is all good, old Candy really screwed the pooch, Bengazi stays in the news cycle another week with the foreign policy debate on deck. The Administration did everything to try and kill this story yesterday and now it really has legs. Beware the laws of intended consequences!

Folks we win every time Romney and Ryan get to hammer home the economy. The lighbrearer has twisted and turned every which way to distract from the hard facts.

The most laughable thing last night was Obama desparate to excuse the gas prices saying that were low in 2008 because of the banking crisis. So if we take his premise gas should be extremely cheap right now, we have had no recovery, things are worse. Or another way to read it is that we should be thrilled that gas is $4 because that means we have economic recovery?! The man is a dolt. The gas prices are killing him, everytime you gas up you are reminded how bad everything is.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Judith, 10/17/2012 7:28:19 AM     (No. 8939284)

I have actually watched crowley report from the field and, when questioned about some piece of her report, was completely unable to "fill in the blanks" or correct something the newsperson at home was pointing out to her. I think she is a scripted newsreader. She obviously has her own prep team for debates....probably fielded by axelrod.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: John21, 10/17/2012 10:02:12 AM     (No. 8939720)

After watching last nights debate, I have an observation for "Bagdad" Jay Carney I think you lost your propaganda position in the Obama administration. Since no one believes anything he says because of his lack of integrity or credibility. Don't worry I am sure you can find employment at Politico, MSNBC or CNN.

Last nights TV appearance looked and sounded like an interview for a new administrations propaganda minister.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: harper, 10/17/2012 1:40:57 PM     (No. 8940374)

There was no doubt going in that Crowley would be prepared to do anything, even falling on her own sword if necessary, to save BO.

The only question is about motivation: did she see this primarily as an act of solidarity with the cause, or as a career move?

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