UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (3) | Ignore Thread Prev Thread | Next Thread
Author: telegraph Big funky green star, 20000 posts Top Recommended Fools Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 757349  
Subject: Lefties attack debate moderator! Date: 10/4/2012 10:41 AM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 5
Oh...poor Obama...the moderator didn't throw him softballs or cut off criticism of him!...laughable...

-----


Obama's Stephanie Cutter knocks Lehrer

Cutter's decision to knock Lehrer may signal an acknowledgment by the Obama campaign that the president did not perform as well as his challenger, Mitt Romney -- which was the general consensus of the media, including the usually pro-Obama MSNBC. (MSNBC hosts Chris Matthews and Ed Schultz slammed Obama's performance.)

Many on the left criticized Lehrer for being too silent. He rarely interrupted the candidates when they went over their allotted time,

[It was Obama who rambled on and on most of the time]


But Lehrer's passivity also allowed the two candidates to engage one another, and if Obama did not engage Romney or land any singificant blows, he may have no one to blame but himself. Though it is the moderator's responsibility to keep time and keep the candidates on topic, it was up to the president -- not the moderator -- to take on his challenger.


http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2012/10/obamas-cutter-ta...

---------


a response to the post:

Romney spokesperson: 'You've lost debate when you start blaming the moderator'



Absolutely...... the lamestream media is falling all over itself trying to defend the abysmal performance of 'the One'.....


t.
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post Back To Top
Author: CCinOC Big funky green star, 20000 posts Top Recommended Fools Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 646939 of 757349
Subject: Re: Lefties attack debate moderator! Date: 10/4/2012 11:28 AM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 0
telegraph wrote: Absolutely...... the lamestream media is falling all over itself trying to defend the abysmal performance of 'the One'.....

I don't see too much of this by jeernalists themselves. I see media giving a platform to Obama surrogates to blame everything but the kitchen sink for their idol's poor performance, but I see jeernalists doing what they do best: jeer.

Print the post Back To Top
Author: twopairfullhouse Big gold star, 5000 posts Top Recommended Fools Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 646974 of 757349
Subject: Re: Lefties attack debate moderator! Date: 10/4/2012 12:36 PM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 0
Well, it's obvious that Lehrer didn't get the memo that Obama is to be protected at all times by all media.

Obama came out of the locker room with a red pinney over his uniform, just like every other time the media is involved. Unfortunately, it was game-time, and he got hit.

Print the post Back To Top
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (3) | Ignore Thread Prev Thread | Next Thread
Advertisement