Thursday, October 4, 2012

Top 5 Moments from the First Presidential Debate

Last night was the first Presidential debate of 2012, and while it was a bit boring by some standards, it had its moments. Here are our favorite moments from the debate.

5: Mitt thinks the most romantic place for Obama to spend his anniversary is on stage with Mitt.  He said so.  Really.  We think he was kidding.

4: Mitt thinks China is full of cheaters.  In one rant, he said he'd "crack down on China if and when they cheat."

3: They acted like chums.
Romney: "...Obamacare is on my list. I'm sorry Mr. President; I use that term with all due respect."
Obama: "I like it!"

2: Jim Lehrer generally lost control as moderator, but occasionally tried to wrest it back.  Also, you can officially refer to the President of the United States as "him" now.
Romney: [Cut off by the moderator after stating one of two points he intended to raise.] "Let me mention the other one, let's talk the other big one."
Moderator: "No, let's not. Let's let him [gestures to the President] respond."

"Bad, President; bad.  No.  No."  If only Romney bopped him on the head with a rolled-up newspaper.
1: Obama often looked like a child being chided for stealing gum.  Romney would go on a rant, and Obama would take notes, but it looked like he was putting his head down in shame and doodling nervously.

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2 comments:

  1. "Him" seems disrespectful. I prefer "that guy over there" for the president and "the other guy" for Romney.

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  2. Obama doesnt seem to like the shoe being on other foot...i think he forgets his blame game campaign from 4yrs ago. #printmoremoney

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