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2013-04-24 01:32:31 PM
Politicians vs. Impersonator
Politician vs. Poster
Actor and Retired Politician vs. Chair

The War on Straw will get out of control, and we'll be lucky to live through it.
 
2013-04-24 01:36:40 PM
oh...em...jee
 
2013-04-24 01:37:50 PM
After the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) released a brutal ad last week that mocked Sanford's 2009 mistress scandal, the former governor took out a full page ad in Sunday's edition of the Charleston Post & Courier in which he likened himself to a soldier in the Battle of the Alamo and accused Colbert Busch and Pelosi of attempting to "buy this race."

Wait...I thought he was more like King David?

Poor guy.  On top of everything else, he's got multiple personality disorder.
 
2013-04-24 01:39:09 PM
♫  Desperation.... you've taken leave of your senses... ♫
 
2013-04-24 01:51:36 PM
It looks like Mark Sanford is trying to make himself look so ridiculous, Colbert will have to make fun of him, and then he can go cry to the FEC.
 
2013-04-24 01:54:32 PM

impaler: It looks like Mark Sanford is trying to make himself look so ridiculous, Colbert will have to make fun of him, and then he can go cry to the FEC.


He's not that smart.
 
2013-04-24 01:58:40 PM
How do we treat most people who stand on a street corner and argue with a picture?
 
2013-04-24 02:04:19 PM
dailycaller.com

"And after the hours I've spent holding up her poster with one hand! Geez!"
 
2013-04-24 02:09:40 PM
So, who won the debate?
 
2013-04-24 02:10:48 PM

BKITU: Politicians vs. Impersonator
Politician vs. Poster
Actor and Retired Politician vs. Chair

The War on Straw will get out of control, and we'll be lucky to live through it.


I wish I could 'Funniest' this twice.
 
2013-04-24 02:13:38 PM
why is he debating fake nancy pelosi? she's not speaker anymore - she's simply a congresswoman from california and the house minority leader.
 
2013-04-24 02:15:40 PM
encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com
encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com
pbs.twimg.com

These are serious candidates!
 
2013-04-24 02:15:49 PM

FlashHarry: why is he debating fake nancy pelosi? she's not speaker anymore - she's simply a congresswoman from california and the house minority leader.


Why are Republicans so scared of strong liberal/corporatist women?
 
2013-04-24 02:16:19 PM

Sybarite: [dailycaller.com image 816x612]

"And after the hours I've spent holding up her poster with one hand! Geez!"


*yikes*

...slowly backing away...
 
2013-04-24 02:16:19 PM

FlashHarry: why is he debating fake nancy pelosi? she's not speaker anymore - she's simply a congresswoman from california and the house minority leader.


He's just afraid of a strong, liberal woman.
 
2013-04-24 02:16:34 PM
He then wowed the crowd by cutting out a well placed hole and singing the National Anthem while he farked it.
 
2013-04-24 02:17:24 PM

FlashHarry: why is he debating fake nancy pelosi? she's not speaker anymore - she's simply a congresswoman from california and the house minority leader.


It's easier for the entire GOP to focus on fighting against one bogeyman (bogeywoman?) instead of making up unique arguments against each Democrat they are competing with for seats.
 
2013-04-24 02:18:16 PM

FlashHarry: why is he debating fake nancy pelosi? she's not speaker anymore - she's simply a congresswoman from california and the house minority leader.


Ms. Pelosi controls a sizable war chest. But more importantly, she is an enduring "boogyman" that causes a Pavlovian response in most Republicans.
 
2013-04-24 02:19:02 PM
Is there some sort of bet among GOP members where the person who does the absolute stupidest thing wins the pot? It sure seems like it.
 
2013-04-24 02:19:37 PM
The truly disturbing part is the person who saw this stunt and thought "Hoooooooo Doggies! That there Sanford done stuck it to Palassy and them there libs! I'm gonna start cutting my heart pills in half so I have more money to send to his campaign!"
 
2013-04-24 02:19:50 PM
At least he didn't lose a debate to an empty chair.
 
2013-04-24 02:21:04 PM
So Sanford's a farking joke but I do find it pretty shiatty that they're only going to have one debate.  I'd really like to see elections go in the direction of less advertisements and speeches and more debates.
 
2013-04-24 02:21:11 PM

Spasticus Autisticus: Ms. Pelosi controls a sizable war chest. But more importantly, she is an enduring "boogyman" that causes a Pavlovian response in most Republicans.


And none of them know why.
 
2013-04-24 02:23:46 PM
GOP mantra: I reject your reality and substitute my own.
 
2013-04-24 02:24:06 PM

Muta: At least he didn't lose a debate to an empty chair.


That's because he is the empty chair.
 
2013-04-24 02:24:49 PM

lennavan: So Sanford's a farking joke but I do find it pretty shiatty that they're only going to have one debate.  I'd really like to see elections go in the direction of less advertisements and speeches and more debates.


It's a House seat. They're already having one more debate than most people will bother to watch.
 
2013-04-24 02:25:01 PM
Why did Colbert Busch only agree to one debate?

/I don't give a shiat about Mark Sanford and his retard antics
 
2013-04-24 02:25:41 PM
Oh yes, the Keystone Pipeline. The one that they've already admitted will send no oil to the United States, will hire no workers from the United States but will require land from homeowners across multiple states and lots of taxpayer payouts just to send oil to... China. If I didn't know better the GOP were communist sympathizers.
 
2013-04-24 02:25:45 PM

thurstonxhowell: lennavan: So Sanford's a farking joke but I do find it pretty shiatty that they're only going to have one debate.  I'd really like to see elections go in the direction of less advertisements and speeches and more debates.

It's a House seat. They're already having one more debate than most people will bother to watch.


Nevermind, you just answered my question.
 
2013-04-24 02:27:11 PM
Am I the only one that notice the person holding up the poster has nice ankles?
 
2013-04-24 02:28:06 PM

lennavan: So Sanford's a farking joke but I do find it pretty shiatty that they're only going to have one debate.  I'd really like to see elections go in the direction of less advertisements and speeches and more debates.


A debate is just a speech, they rarley respond to what the other person says and just continue to respond with their talking points.
Now debates with a moderator who will hold their feet to the fire, yeah I would like to see that.
But like a media that actually called people ot on their bullshiat not going to happen.
 
2013-04-24 02:28:45 PM

un4gvn666: Why did Colbert Busch only agree to one debate?

/I don't give a shiat about Mark Sanford and his retard antics


Probably because the election is in less than two weeks.  And how many debates do you really need?

The GOP primaries had, what 50? debates.  And did you learn a single thing from ANY of them that you didn't already know?
 
2013-04-24 02:29:02 PM

Saiga410: Am I the only one that notice the person holding up the poster has nice ankles?


They look a little sharp to me.
 
2013-04-24 02:29:12 PM

un4gvn666: Why did Colbert Busch only agree to one debate?

/I don't give a shiat about Mark Sanford and his retard antics


Likely because he's an idiot.  There's also not a lot of time and given his antics I wouldn't be surprised if he hadn't attached a lot of retarded demands.

"I'll want to debate you on 3 am Sunday morning during a Chuck Norris film festival that has nothing but NRA members in the audience and I'm allowed to point a gun at you the entire debate."
"No."
"EVERYONE LOOK, MY OPPONENT IS REFUSING TO DEBATE ME."
 
2013-04-24 02:29:54 PM
needs maor chairs
 
2013-04-24 02:30:46 PM

spongeboob: lennavan: So Sanford's a farking joke but I do find it pretty shiatty that they're only going to have one debate. I'd really like to see elections go in the direction of less advertisements and speeches and more debates.

A debate is just a speech



Depends on the format, the debaters themselves and the moderator.  Joe Biden wiped the farking floor with Paul Ryan.

content.hollywire.com
 
2013-04-24 02:31:13 PM
Blonde check
Attractive Female check
Parrot's talking points of Republican without pointing out their idiocy check

Yes Stefanie Bainum  will soon be on Fox News
 
2013-04-24 02:31:22 PM
he likened himself to a soldier in the Battle of the Alamo

He is aware that the defenders of the Alamo lost, right?
Also... is he aware that the people in the Alamo were a bunch of a-holes fighting for their "right" to keep slaves in Mexico even though it was illegal in that country?
 
2013-04-24 02:31:43 PM

thurstonxhowell: lennavan: So Sanford's a farking joke but I do find it pretty shiatty that they're only going to have one debate.  I'd really like to see elections go in the direction of less advertisements and speeches and more debates.

It's a House seat. They're already having one more debate than most people will bother to watch.


Fair enough.
 
2013-04-24 02:31:43 PM

Satanic_Hamster: I wouldn't be surprised if he hadn't attached a lot of retarded demands.


I also was suspecting this.

Conservatives think refusing a debate on a sketchy wooden bridge over an active volcano for 2 hours in front of an audience of Washington Times subscribers means you're a pussy and an elitist.
 
2013-04-24 02:31:45 PM
She should debate the Appalachian Trail.
 
2013-04-24 02:33:22 PM

lennavan: spongeboob: lennavan: So Sanford's a farking joke but I do find it pretty shiatty that they're only going to have one debate. I'd really like to see elections go in the direction of less advertisements and speeches and more debates.

A debate is just a speech

Depends on the format, the debaters themselves and the moderator.  Joe Biden wiped the farking floor with Paul Ryan.

[content.hollywire.com image 480x320]


Seems you missed part of my post.
 
2013-04-24 02:34:05 PM

Karac: un4gvn666: Why did Colbert Busch only agree to one debate?

/I don't give a shiat about Mark Sanford and his retard antics

Probably because the election is in less than two weeks.  And how many debates do you really need?

The GOP primaries had, what 50? debates.  And did you learn a single thing from ANY of them that you didn't already know?


Well, we did learn that Mittens would abandon his somewhat moderate record in order to get the GOP nomination.  That has to be worth something right?  And that Newt Gingrich entered the race to sell more books.
 
2013-04-24 02:34:17 PM

HighOnCraic: [encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com image 256x185]
[encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com image 300x168]
[pbs.twimg.com image 600x450]

These are serious candidates!


The sight of the aide's feet peeking out from under the poster is just hilarious to me.
 
2013-04-24 02:36:44 PM
This is right up their alley.

www.poynter.org
 
2013-04-24 02:36:53 PM

spongeboob: lennavan: spongeboob: lennavan: So Sanford's a farking joke but I do find it pretty shiatty that they're only going to have one debate. I'd really like to see elections go in the direction of less advertisements and speeches and more debates.

A debate is just a speech

Depends on the format, the debaters themselves and the moderator.  Joe Biden wiped the farking floor with Paul Ryan.

[content.hollywire.com image 480x320]

Seems you missed part of my post.


No, I disagreed with your placing blamed solely on the media/moderator.  The Biden/Ryan debate was a great example of how the moderator was irrelevant, the debater himself (Biden) clearly held Ryan's feet to the fire.
 
2013-04-24 02:37:56 PM

simplicimus: So, who won the debate?


An inanimate carbon rod

// In rod we trust!
 
2013-04-24 02:38:28 PM

Lord Dimwit: HighOnCraic: [encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com image 256x185]
[encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com image 300x168]
[pbs.twimg.com image 600x450]

These are serious candidates!

The sight of the aide's feet peeking out from under the poster is just hilarious to me.


I look forward to this picture having a long life on Fark.
 
2013-04-24 02:39:42 PM
The losing candidate is always the one who wants as many debates as possible.

So Sanford is pretty much admitting he's farked.
 
2013-04-24 02:40:54 PM

un4gvn666: Why did Colbert Busch only agree to one debate?

/I don't give a shiat about Mark Sanford and his retard antics


Debates are not where policy is discussed, facts are known, questions are answered, or anything else of relevance. Debates are for appearances. Debates are for whoever feels most able to control the narrative after the fact. The intent is to alter likelihood of voting, not decision on who to vote for. Used to be useful before campaigns were this massive deal of marketing, before politicians were en route to becoming politicians years in advance. Now we know who the person is and the positions stood for before a word is uttered; just for campaigns with the resources to control the narrative.
 
2013-04-24 02:41:53 PM
Let me be the first to congratulate Elizabeth Colbert Busch for having just won a Senate seat.
 
2013-04-24 02:42:55 PM

ladodger34: Karac: un4gvn666: Why did Colbert Busch only agree to one debate?

/I don't give a shiat about Mark Sanford and his retard antics

Probably because the election is in less than two weeks.  And how many debates do you really need?

The GOP primaries had, what 50? debates.  And did you learn a single thing from ANY of them that you didn't already know?

Well, we did learn that Mittens would abandon his somewhat moderate record in order to get the GOP nomination.  That has to be worth something right?  And that Newt Gingrich entered the race to sell more books.


That kind of proves my point.  Did anyone ever have any doubt about those two facts?
 
2013-04-24 02:44:14 PM
The right's obsession with Pelosi continues to baffle me.  She is the minority leader in a house dictated by the Boehner rule rendering her effectively powerless.

Go after a dem with some power like, I dunno, the one in charge of the executive branch.  Or go pick on the Senate majority leader.
 
2013-04-24 02:45:09 PM

Muta: Spasticus Autisticus: Ms. Pelosi controls a sizable war chest. But more importantly, she is an enduring "boogyman" that causes a Pavlovian response in most Republicans.

And none of them know why.


1) Woman
2) San Franciscan/Baltimoran
3) Democrat
4) seriously, she has a vagina (we think - see #2)
5) MOSTEST LIBERALEST EVAR
6) also, she's totes uggo
7) has courage in her convictions, willing to use non-derp in arguments
8) she doesn't hate the Islams or gays
 
2013-04-24 02:46:30 PM

BrotherEarth: Let me be the first to congratulate Elizabeth Colbert Busch for having just won a Senate seat.


...since she's currently running for the House of Representatives, that's exceptionally bold.
 
2013-04-24 02:46:48 PM

Karac: The GOP primaries had, what 50? debates.  And did you learn a single thing from ANY of them that you didn't already know?


There was a number of illuminating moments during the debates for people who just say "both sides are bad" and otherwise tune out of the process. Seeing an entire stage of presidential contenders reject a 10:1 spending cut to revenue increase deal as "too liberal" must have been eye opening. Also the booing of gay soldiers.
 
2013-04-24 02:49:28 PM

un4gvn666: Why did Colbert Busch only agree to one debate?


Because it's much more effective for her campaign to have Sanford standing on the side of the street debating an image of someone not even in the race being held up by a poor staffer with nothing better to do than get heat stroke while looking like a crazy street preacher.

This stunt will convince no one to vote for Sanford who was not already planning to.  But it will convince a few people to come out to the polls so that South Carolina looks a little less stupid by not holding up a national-level jackass as a shining example of the best our state has to offer.
 
2013-04-24 02:50:18 PM
What would you want more than anything else in the whole world?

'I'd like to go to lunch.'
 
2013-04-24 02:50:40 PM

Diogenes: After the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) released a brutal ad last week that mocked Sanford's 2009 mistress scandal, the former governor took out a full page ad in Sunday's edition of the Charleston Post & Courier in which he likened himself to a soldier in the Battle of the Alamo and accused Colbert Busch and Pelosi of attempting to "buy this race."

Wait...I thought he was more like King David?

Poor guy.  On top of everything else, he's got multiple personality disorder.


For the GOP these days, playing the 'elitist librul atheist outta touch Washington insider' card can be a winning strategy. No matter how stoopid something appears to outsiders.
 
2013-04-24 02:50:51 PM

clancifer: This is right up their alley.

[www.poynter.org image 450x580]


Came for this, leaving somewhat satisfied....

/45th post?
//Son, I am disappoint
///Slashies always come in threes
 
2013-04-24 02:51:30 PM

CorporatePerson: Karac: The GOP primaries had, what 50? debates.  And did you learn a single thing from ANY of them that you didn't already know?

There was a number of illuminating moments during the debates for people who just say "both sides are bad" and otherwise tune out of the process. Seeing an entire stage of presidential contenders reject a 10:1 spending cut to revenue increase deal as "too liberal" must have been eye opening. Also the booing of gay soldiers.


And I'll say it again: did anyone not know before watching a debate that a republican candidate would say they refuse ANY kind of tax increases no matter what else came with the offer or that the entire field of candidates and everyone who bothered to get a ticket to see them all in person were bigots?
 
2013-04-24 02:52:55 PM
After the debate he asked the poster to hike the Appalachian Trail with him.
 
2013-04-24 02:55:22 PM

abb3w: BrotherEarth: Let me be the first to congratulate Elizabeth Colbert Busch for having just won a Senate seat.

...since she's currently running for the House of Representatives, that's exceptionally bold.


lol, it certainly is, So congrats for winning the whatever it is she's running for ...
 
2013-04-24 02:55:25 PM

Saiga410: Am I the only one that notice the person holding up the poster has nice ankles?


I was wondering how much money his campaign wasted by paying a staffer to stand there and hold the picture for the duration of the "debate" instead of getting an easel.
 
2013-04-24 02:56:39 PM
I are serious candidate. This am serious debate.
 
2013-04-24 02:57:05 PM

stevetherobot: After the debate he asked the poster to hike the Appalachian Trail with him.


Elizabeth Colbert Busch should challenge him to a debate held at the state park home to the Appalachian Trail.
 
2013-04-24 03:01:42 PM
He wanted to use a map of Argentina, but they couldn't get the stains out of his personal one.

www.studyabroadlinks.com
 
2013-04-24 03:04:03 PM
I like that the GOP has latched on to this strategy. They are admitting that they can only argue with their own imaginations.
 
2013-04-24 03:07:00 PM
He is literally straw manning.
 
2013-04-24 03:16:11 PM
Wait, why isn't it a poster of Colbert Busch? Why do I even waste my time asking that? This guy is toast.
 
2013-04-24 03:16:48 PM
I debated myself the other day. The only reason I lost is because I'm so darned good at arguing a contrary viewpoint.

No I'm not.
 
2013-04-24 03:18:35 PM
Stupid liberals, He won that debate
pbs.twimg.com
 
2013-04-24 03:19:02 PM
Don't blame me, I voted for poster.
 
2013-04-24 03:19:09 PM

quizzical: Saiga410: Am I the only one that notice the person holding up the poster has nice ankles?

I was wondering how much money his campaign wasted by paying a staffer to stand there and hold the picture for the duration of the "debate" instead of getting an easel.


They should've either just put it on a damn easel, or cut off the poster at the ankles, so it "looks like" Pelosi is actually standing there. No sense of style whatsoever.

Stefanie Bainum @stefaniebainum
"HolyCitySinner: So..why is this happening?" Sanford trying to make a point that Colbert Busch wont debate, so he'll debate her big donor"


But... why not debate a poster of Colbert Busch? At least Paul and Johnson were debating their "actual" opponent.
 
2013-04-24 03:22:11 PM

Target Builder: He is literally straw wommanning.

 
2013-04-24 03:23:55 PM
How long until the GOP decide to conduct a "debate" via the Rock Bottom method?

"So, Mr. Obama: you admit you grabbed our guns.  What do you have to say in your defense?"

1.bp.blogspot.com

"Mr. Obama, your silence will only incriminate you further. No, Mr. Obama, don't take your anger out on me.  Get back!  Get back!  Mist -- Mr. Obama -- nooo!"
 
2013-04-24 03:26:56 PM
The moderator was all over the place. The poster kept getting the last word. Totally unfair.
 
2013-04-24 03:31:24 PM

Saiga410: Am I the only one that notice the person holding up the poster has nice ankles?


I have no doubt that at least Mark Sanford was aware that she had nice ankles.
 
2013-04-24 03:31:58 PM
Talking to inanimate objects (and non-existent people) is a sign of schizophrenia.  For some reason, this mental illness seems to be incredibly prevalent in the Republican party.  Even worse, Republican voters don't seem to have a problem voting for people who clearly need professional help, and they actually see it as a positive quality of one's character.


 
2013-04-24 03:32:03 PM
Holy Crap.  We've reached the point where cartoon ponies are actually less silly than real politicians.

i.imgur.com
 
2013-04-24 03:34:13 PM
hey, at least you can't see the teleprompter he used in any of the pictures.


Mark Sanford - 1
Paper Nancy Pelosi - 0
 
2013-04-24 03:34:56 PM
Did the poster say: "Please proceed, governor."?
 
2013-04-24 03:36:04 PM

forever_blowing_bubbles: simplicimus: So, who won the debate?

An inanimate carbon rod

// In rod we trust!


A mighty hot dog is our Lord.
 
2013-04-24 03:52:43 PM
upload.wikimedia.org

Lesse.. keep tappin the mistress.. run for a House seat.. debate a cardboard cutout..  I'm smelling COMEBACK TIME baby!
 
2013-04-24 03:54:29 PM
Mark Sanford, standing on a sidewalk in the middle of the day with a poster of Nancy Pelosi. And there isn't any crowd to be seen. And he's debating the poster.

And he'll still get at least 40% of the vote.
 
2013-04-24 04:00:30 PM

un4gvn666: Why did Colbert Busch only agree to one debate?


Because she's leading.

/don't mess with success.
 
2013-04-24 04:09:10 PM
I applaud the tremendous amount of effort this asshole is putting into losing this race.  It's not easy to lose as a Republican in South Carolina, but I think he's up to the task.

/I particularly liked the campaign posters that look like the Argentinian flag.
 
2013-04-24 04:19:33 PM
Fark it!

One last time:

growlersoftware.com
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growlersoftware.com
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growlersoftware.com

growlersoftware.com
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growlersoftware.com

growlersoftware.com
 
2013-04-24 04:44:44 PM

quizzical: I was wondering how much money his campaign wasted saved by paying a staffer to stand there and hold the picture for the duration of the "debate" instead of getting an easel.


Staffers can be volunteers, or already paid to be there.  You have to shell out cash to get an easel.
 
2013-04-24 04:46:27 PM
Confronting an effigy of your opponent is farking creepy as all hell.
Going to set it on fire and dance around the ashes next?

I'd rather not have that much insight into your tribalistic and primitive thought processes.
It's less depressing to think that you're just a vicious sociopath rather than an ignorant twat.
 
2013-04-24 04:47:29 PM
THIS IS THE BEST THE GOP HAS GOT.
 
2013-04-24 05:05:32 PM

Citrate1007: THIS IS THE BEST THE GOP HAS GOT.


It would be hilarious if he didn't have a pretty good shot at winning.
 
2013-04-24 05:20:52 PM
Well they can't really win a debate against the "real thing" so why not debate a fabricated strawman. The sad part is at one time this would be ridiculed by the public rather than treated as something of subsatnce. That is how low the GOP has taken public discourse.

What next Republicans? Release a Benghazi report containing what you wish happened instead of what really happened?
 
2013-04-24 05:38:07 PM

impaler: It looks like Mark Sanford is trying to make himself look so ridiculous, Colbert will have to make fun of him, and then he can go cry to the FEC.


It's nice to know he can succeed in the areas where his true talents lie.
 
2013-04-24 05:43:46 PM
Why are conservatives afraid of a strong moderate woman?
 
2013-04-24 05:50:06 PM

DeaH: impaler: It looks like Mark Sanford is trying to make himself look so ridiculous, Colbert will have to make fun of him, and then he can go cry to the FEC.

It's nice to know he can succeed in the areas where his true talents lie.


I...  Mother of God.  I have it.

Stephen Colbert needs to have Sanford on his program as a guest.  Before the election.
 
2013-04-24 09:01:53 PM
The sad part is that the poster won.

/woohoo the age we live in, post while on a greyhound with wifi.
 
2013-04-24 10:02:44 PM
img844.imageshack.us
 
2013-04-24 10:06:10 PM

neritz: Muta: At least he didn't lose a debate to an empty chair.

That's because he is the empty chair.


He lost a debate to himself?

motivationalmaker.com
 
2013-04-24 10:25:29 PM

dookdookdook: [img844.imageshack.us image 600x450]


Anyone notice that where he put his notes is a stand for printed music?  And that he put one in front of Pelosiposter?
 
2013-04-24 11:09:15 PM

Mr. Coffee Nerves: The truly disturbing part is the person who saw this stunt and thought "Hoooooooo Doggies! That there Sanford done stuck it to Palassy and them there libs! I'm gonna start cutting my heart pills in half so I have more money to send to his campaign!"


Seems like a self-correcting problem to me.
 
2013-04-24 11:52:35 PM
The sad thing is, I bet you he still lost the debate.
 
2013-04-24 11:53:46 PM
Did anyone mention how we're laughing about the fact that we lock allbut two parties out of our national debates? And that those two parties hold amazingly similar positions with regards to wars, ccorporatism, civil liberties, et al?

I guess it's fair because one side wants gay marriage and the other doesn't. That pretty much covers all the important issues.
 
2013-04-24 11:53:53 PM

ladodger34: Karac: un4gvn666: Why did Colbert Busch only agree to one debate?

/I don't give a shiat about Mark Sanford and his retard antics

Probably because the election is in less than two weeks.  And how many debates do you really need?

The GOP primaries had, what 50? debates.  And did you learn a single thing from ANY of them that you didn't already know?

Well, we did learn that Mittens would abandon his somewhat moderate record in order to get the GOP nomination.  That has to be worth something right?  And that Newt Gingrich entered the race to sell more books.


and erm.. one other thing.. mm. I forgot. oops
 
2013-04-25 12:04:55 AM

MattStafford: Did anyone mention how we're laughing about the fact that we lock allbut two parties out of our national debates? And that those two parties hold amazingly similar positions with regards to wars, ccorporatism, civil liberties, et al?

I guess it's fair because one side wants gay marriage and the other doesn't. That pretty much covers all the important issues.


The "Libertarian" party is just as bad as the Republicans. Sure, they're less socially conservative, but they're even happier to let corporations fark everyone in the pursuit of profit. Being able to smoke weed isn't really worth returning to the Gilded Age.

The only other party that's even CLOSE to viable is the Green party, and while I do agree with many of their positions, they're far too weak as a party. They need to build support at the local levels before going national, but they don't seem to realize that.
 
2013-04-25 12:07:35 AM
Why does the poster have notes to review? Is he that dedicated to accuracy?
 
2013-04-25 12:22:52 AM

Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: Why does the poster have notes to review? Is he that dedicated to accuracy?


Wouldn't she need a cardboard standup of a teleprompter to fulfill all the right-wing fantasies?
 
2013-04-25 01:59:46 AM
Sanford is certainly a master debater.
 
2013-04-25 02:02:17 AM

Bucky Katt: Sanford is certainly a master debater.


Yeah, he's performing solo.
 
2013-04-25 09:45:29 AM

Diogenes: After the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) released a brutal ad last week that mocked Sanford's 2009 mistress scandal, the former governor took out a full page ad in Sunday's edition of the Charleston Post & Courier in which he likened himself to a soldier in the Battle of the Alamo and accused Colbert Busch and Pelosi of attempting to "buy this race."

Wait...I thought he was more like King David?

Poor guy.  On top of everything else, he's got multiple personality disorder.


He's dancing around in public showing everyone his privates? Sounds about right.
 
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