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Who do you think won the Sep 26 debate?

Old 09-26-08, 09:41 PM
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Who do you think won the Sep 26 debate?

I thought it would be interesting to have a simple poll. Please feel free to merge this with the other thread.
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Old 09-26-08, 09:51 PM
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Insomniacs.
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Insomniacs.

I'm off to watch it on Tivo, but this is not a promising review.
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Old 09-26-08, 09:54 PM
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Obama was much stronger tonight. Mccain didn't even look at him ONCE. Obama made his points very clear and explained what he wants to do very well.
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Old 09-26-08, 09:59 PM
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I noticed that, too. (McCain not looking at Obama)
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Man, _______ did horrible. He shouldn't even have bothered showing up. ________ did excellent and I think this further goes to show how he's a much better candidate.

"_______ ____ _________ __" I can't believe he said that! Idiot!
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Old 09-26-08, 10:03 PM
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Yeah, I saw that, but didn't think it would work so well as a poll option.
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Old 09-26-08, 10:06 PM
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Originally Posted by shaun3000 View Post
Yeah, I saw that, but didn't think it would work so well as a poll option.

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Wow, I'm surprised McCain's getting this many votes on DVDTalk...
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Originally Posted by DarkestPhoenix View Post
Wow, I'm surprised McCain's getting this many votes on DVDTalk...
I'm surprised Obama is.
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Wow, I'm surprised McCain's getting this many votes on DVDTalk...
Huh? Are you joking?
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Keith Olbermann thinks Obama won...

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I am voting for McCain but I will admit they both looked Presidential tonight.
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Keith Olbermann thinks Obama won...

so does Bill Maher (handily)
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Rachel Maddow seemed to prefer Obama too.
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Dick Morris thought Obama won and Hannity's head almost exploded.
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McCain seemed to steamroll him on everything but the economy. But, as economy is king right now, I guess Obama won when he promised 'regular people' (also known as bums who want entitlements) that he would hold their hand with many government programs over the next 4-8 years.

Guess we should all get ready to abandon free will and responsibility and practice suckling the government teet.
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Seemed pretty even to me.

McCain will get more props because of such low expectations of him. His campaign has been so awful that his ability to form complete sentences will impress most people.
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Guess we should all get ready to abandon free will and responsibility and practice suckling the government teet.
Kinda like what the banks are doing, hm?
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I think McCain had a slight edge based on his breadth of knowledge. I think Obama was more even keeled and likable.
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both did well, i think McCain did better on foreign issues, Obama did especially well on the economy though. Seeing as how the economy is the "hot topic" these days, I say Obama won.
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I think that the fact that the debat on foreign affairs was close was a win for Obama. This was McCains cheif issue, and he only tied.
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Originally Posted by shadowhawk2020 View Post
I think that the fact that the debat on foreign affairs was close was a win for Obama. This was McCains cheif issue, and he only tied.
i think that it was close, but McCain edged out a little on foreign affairs.
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I think it was relatively even, and since Senator McCain really needed a solid victory tonight, that means Senator Obama won by default.

I also think that -- leaving aside the current dynamics of the polls -- a draw favors Senator Obama, since his biggest obstacle is convincing voters he's not too wet behind the ears to be president. If he cana stand in the same league as Senator McCain, it does a lot to convince people he has what it takes (similar to the way the 1980 debate reassured people that Reagan had the necessary gravitas to be president).
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