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(Daily Kos)   Did anyone notice that Obama was the only one taking notes at the debate? This may be why   (dailykos.com) divider line 807
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2012-10-05 12:08:29 PM  

AdolfOliverPanties: Can you improvise some better scripts for Burn Notice? That shiat is tired.


The A-Team and MacGuyver were on TV for only so long.
 
2012-10-05 12:08:34 PM  
 
2012-10-05 12:08:51 PM  

cameroncrazy1984: lennavan: cameroncrazy1984: lennavan: No, subby I did not notice that because I saw Romney take notes many times. But even if the way you totally imagined the debate went were true, I fail to see how a handkerchief explains it.

Why would Romney put a handkerchief on the podium? Why not just keep it in his pocket? Is he expecting some sort of snot-emergency wherein he'll need to save time?

Holy fark who cares why he put it on a podium versus kept it in his pocket. Do you? Are you seriously concerned about the location of Mitt Romney's handkerchief?

You don't think it's seriously weird that Romney put a handkerchief on the podium before the debate? Who does that?

OH SH*T it's part of his programming!


You know what, I'm not up on the current ettiquite for handling of your own handkerchief, what is socially acceptable and what is seriously weird and all. You know why? Because I could give a flying fark. Apparently this is an important part of your day, keeping up on what is acceptable use and location of your handkerchief.

But let me entertain your line of derp for a moment and pretend like this is the most pressing and important issue and line of attack on Romney - Mitt Romney puts his handkerchief on the podium before the debate. So that's one person who does it. Now here's my question - who DOESN'T put their handkerchief on the podium before the debate?

Right now, I've got 1 person who puts a handkerchief on the podium before the debate and you've got zero people who do not. I await your incredibly informed response because I know this is a pressing issue for you.
 
2012-10-05 12:08:58 PM  
We all know Obama is a lying sack of shiat.
 
2012-10-05 12:09:01 PM  
Starfleet Academy just announced they're giving Romney a citation for "original thinking."
 
2012-10-05 12:09:18 PM  
Wow, a lot of deflection from the conservatives here.

What did he put on the podium, that's what we need to know. If it's notes, then he broke the rules and the press should grill his ass over it.
 
2012-10-05 12:09:27 PM  

Headso: It could have been notes or handkerchief or some mormon underwear but it didn't affect the debate so even bringing it up comes off as desperate.


"Trying to disqualify Romney from debating any further" would be an act of desperation.

"Bringing it up" is not.
 
2012-10-05 12:09:28 PM  
Hes seen wiping his face with a handkerchief later in the debates.

Don't let your imaginations get the best of you.
 
2012-10-05 12:09:49 PM  
This reminds me of when libs claimed that Bush had a secret microphone attached to his body when he was debating Kerry.

Amazing what people will make up when their candidate disappoints them. Cognitive dissonance, indeed.
 
2012-10-05 12:09:54 PM  

Nightsweat: Who cares? Both candidates should have notes.


This bears repeating. Having pre-made notes during a debate strikes me as good preparation, especially since you have to still work within a changing debate.
Romney is a grand asshole for many reasons. This is not one.
 
2012-10-05 12:10:19 PM  
This is dumb
 
2012-10-05 12:10:27 PM  

give me doughnuts: ManateeGag: in addendum:

He lied and he cheated. All needed to do was to steal something and it would have made Eddie Guerrero proud. (obscure?)

He's working on stealing the election. Does that count?


Oh for fark's sake...so will no election be above this mindless bullshiat moving forward? If the Democrats lose is it going to be 6 months of butthurt over a "stolen" election again?

I have no dog in this hunt but comments like this are just stupid.
 
2012-10-05 12:10:30 PM  
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LATER IN THE DEBATE MITT ROMNEY SNIFFED HIS CHEATING NOTES HOLY CRAP THIS IS A MAJOR ISSUE THAT DESERVES ALL OF OUR ATTENTION
 
2012-10-05 12:10:49 PM  

surrealbowl: No, it wasn't notes.


THIS

A close analysis of video of the debate supports that. At 1:26:35 in the video, Romney picks up the same white object-clearly a handkerchief this time-to wipe his face.

Please stop this is a stupid argument. Please stop. It was a handkerchief and he used it.
 
2012-10-05 12:11:24 PM  

scavenger: This is dumb


Very much so.
 
2012-10-05 12:11:36 PM  

BeesNuts: lennavan: No, subby I did not notice that because I saw Romney take notes many times. But even if the way you totally imagined the debate went were true, I fail to see how a handkerchief explains it.

Holy farking shiat you all need to drop this line of derp you're seriously as stupid as the far right derp right now.

They are being told Obama lost. Apparently this bothers them because they can't think for themselves, or realize that there is another debate on the 11th that will cause people to give even less of a fark about any of this than they already did.

Stop staring at your navels, folks. It's ... weird.


This.
 
2012-10-05 12:11:53 PM  

Pichu0102: Nightsweat: Who cares? Both candidates should have notes.

This bears repeating. Having pre-made notes during a debate strikes me as good preparation, especially since you have to still work within a changing debate.
Romney is a grand asshole for many reasons. This is not one.


well its bullshiat if he gets notes and Obama doesn't, but I agree that I don't see why candidates can't have some notes.
 
2012-10-05 12:11:54 PM  
well, can't blame him...

I mean look at the other guy s-s-s-s-stuttering when he has no teleprompters or anything to read from.
 
2012-10-05 12:12:44 PM  

lennavan: [i.imgur.com image 300x300]

LATER IN THE DEBATE MITT ROMNEY SNIFFED HIS CHEATING NOTES HOLY CRAP THIS IS A MAJOR ISSUE THAT DESERVES ALL OF OUR ATTENTION


also, this.

 
2012-10-05 12:12:57 PM  

ShadowLAnCeR: yes because we can totally trust something coming from the democratic underground. That is not biased and does not have an agenda at all.


You're right, they used computer graphics to fake the video.

Did you even watch it? There is 100% no denying he tried to discreetly pull paper out of his pocket.
 
2012-10-05 12:13:01 PM  
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PLEASE do not make this an argument. Just stop already.
 
2012-10-05 12:13:30 PM  
At least he wasn't stoned like Obama was.

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2012-10-05 12:13:30 PM  

DammitIForgotMyLogin: [oi50.tinypic.com image 599x819]


"stop thinking about michelle .... the things I could be doing to michelle right now"

Dammit -- should have listened to Biden
 
2012-10-05 12:13:31 PM  

mrshowrules: Getting that many facts wrong by accident is statistically almost impossible. Certainly he was referencing something.


+1
 
2012-10-05 12:13:45 PM  
What you mean it wasn't the altitude? The Dem excuse making is getting pretty entertaining. And, btw, you can clearly see Romney taking notes during the debate.
 
2012-10-05 12:14:01 PM  
Why would Romney need notes? They'd just get in the way of flip flopping on his whole campaign.
 
2012-10-05 12:14:12 PM  
www.socialtechpop.com 

JOB CREATORS!!!
 
2012-10-05 12:14:26 PM  

lennavan: [i.imgur.com image 300x300]

LATER IN THE DEBATE MITT ROMNEY SNIFFED HIS CHEATING NOTES HOLY CRAP THIS IS A MAJOR ISSUE THAT DESERVES ALL OF OUR ATTENTION


Ann wiped her cooter with it.

/ OK that was bad...
 
2012-10-05 12:14:27 PM  

sure haven't: ShadowLAnCeR: yes because we can totally trust something coming from the democratic underground. That is not biased and does not have an agenda at all.

You're right, they used computer graphics to fake the video.

Did you even watch it? There is 100% no denying he tried to discreetly pull paper out of his pocket.


Bill Frist: Pichu0102: Nightsweat: Who cares? Both candidates should have notes.

This bears repeating. Having pre-made notes during a debate strikes me as good preparation, especially since you have to still work within a changing debate.
Romney is a grand asshole for many reasons. This is not one.

well its bullshiat if he gets notes and Obama doesn't, but I agree that I don't see why candidates can't have some notes.


Antimatter: Wow, a lot of deflection from the conservatives here.

What did he put on the podium, that's what we need to know. If it's notes, then he broke the rules and the press should grill his ass over it.


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2012-10-05 12:14:33 PM  
Why cant they have notes? Why shouldnt they have notes?

Who cares if they have notes?
 
2012-10-05 12:14:36 PM  
Link

Already been debunked and proven to be a hankerchief.
 
2012-10-05 12:14:44 PM  

lennavan: [i.imgur.com image 300x300]

LATER IN THE DEBATE MITT ROMNEY SNIFFED HIS CHEATING NOTES HOLY CRAP THIS IS A MAJOR ISSUE THAT DESERVES ALL OF OUR ATTENTION


OMG secrit mormon magic hankie
 
2012-10-05 12:14:55 PM  

lennavan: [i.imgur.com image 300x300]

LATER IN THE DEBATE MITT ROMNEY SNIFFED HIS CHEATING NOTES HOLY CRAP THIS IS A MAJOR ISSUE THAT DESERVES ALL OF OUR ATTENTION


Ah, the Romneybot can also inhale coded messages. He's tricky!
 
2012-10-05 12:15:03 PM  

evoke: This reminds me of when libs claimed that Bush had a secret microphone attached to his body when he was debating Kerry.

Amazing what people will make up when their candidate disappoints them. Cognitive dissonance, indeed.


It's actually believable that the guy who can't say nuclear and who brought us "There's an old saying in Tennessee - I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee - that says, fool me once, shame on - ... - shame on you. Fool me - ... - You can't get fooled again." would need a microphone for a debate.
 
2012-10-05 12:15:11 PM  

Bill Frist: Pichu0102: Nightsweat: Who cares? Both candidates should have notes.

This bears repeating. Having pre-made notes during a debate strikes me as good preparation, especially since you have to still work within a changing debate.
Romney is a grand asshole for many reasons. This is not one.

well its bullshiat if he gets notes and Obama doesn't, but I agree that I don't see why candidates can't have some notes.


Oh, if they were forbidden and one side gained an advantage by bringing them, then they are an asshole for this reason too. Didn't rtfa.
However, from now on, I think debates could be better if they had notes prepared to glance at from time to time.
 
2012-10-05 12:15:29 PM  
As someone who has volunteered for the Obama campaign during this election cycle, I say that this sounds like whiny bullcrap. Obama should be able spot Mitt an iPad and still clean his clock.
 
2012-10-05 12:15:43 PM  
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2012-10-05 12:15:56 PM  

Pichu0102: This bears repeating. Having pre-made notes during a debate strikes me as good preparation, especially since you have to still work within a changing debate.


The point is you shouldn't need notes, it's a chance to demonstrate clear mastery of the material. It's amazingly telling when someone does not know without notes, I'll give you two examples:

Stephen Colbert asked a politician who was advocating putting the 10 commandments in courthouses because they are so important "name the 10 commandments." When he didn't know, it was amazingly telling exactly how important he really thought they were.

Another example is in discussing the minimum wage, many Republicans have advocated there is no need to raise the minimum wage. So when asked "what is the minimum wage" it became amazingly clear they had no idea.

In both of these cases, failure to be able to recite basic facts off the top of their head was incredibly relevant.
 
2012-10-05 12:16:01 PM  

Pichu0102: Oh, if they were forbidden and one side gained an advantage by bringing them, then they are an asshole for this reason too.


Without notes, Romney would have forgotten to not say anything substantial.
 
2012-10-05 12:16:23 PM  

badaboom: We all know Obama is a lying sack of shiat.


Let's be honest here...they're all lying sacks of shiat.
 
2012-10-05 12:16:25 PM  
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2012-10-05 12:17:20 PM  

Antimatter: Wow, a lot of deflection from the conservatives here.

What did he put on the podium, that's what we need to know. If it's notes, then he broke the rules and the press should grill his ass over it.


Where was Obama born? That's what we need to know. If he was born in Kenya, he is ineligible for president and the press should grill his ass over it.
 
2012-10-05 12:17:27 PM  
Anyone mention Costanza yet?
 
2012-10-05 12:18:16 PM  
Funny, Anderson Cooper had some body language person on and they discussed how Mitt was wiping his face with that hanky. They spun it to show Mitt in a bad light.
 
2012-10-05 12:19:02 PM  
I'm sure that handkerchief Romney put on his podium will change the course of western history.
 
2012-10-05 12:19:12 PM  

lennavan: Antimatter: Wow, a lot of deflection from the conservatives here.

What did he put on the podium, that's what we need to know. If it's notes, then he broke the rules and the press should grill his ass over it.

Where was Obama born? That's what we need to know. If he was born in Kenya, he is ineligible for president and the press should grill his ass over it.


Hawaii, see his long form and short form birth certificates.
 
2012-10-05 12:19:17 PM  
One man on the stage was looking down at his podium all night. It wasn't Romney.

This isn't a "gotcha" for the left, it's a pathetic reach that only resounds in the echo chamber. Obama clearly didn't bring his A game and will bring it next time because his second term is riding on it.

Derp is derp, regardless of the direction it's coming from.
 
2012-10-05 12:19:31 PM  
You're all wrong. It was this poster, in notecard size:

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2012-10-05 12:19:49 PM  

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Sorry, but his notes were written in braille and he is reading them with his tounge your shiatty screen cap proves nothing.
 
2012-10-05 12:19:51 PM  
Result of the debate?

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