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Tag: Civilized Debate
By JGillman, Section News
Oh yeah .. Joe has it.
The coaching advice for Joe Biden surely must have been to:
"Be friendly, and kill em with smiles"Plenty of smiles. Buffoonery has no limit with Joe however, and it showed with the frequent interruptions and impolite treatment of his opponent Paul Ryan.
The Donkeys that the Democrat-Socialist party produce for candidates lately are certainly bad enough in one-on-one debates and argumentative situations, but last night took the cake. Joe Biden interrupted Ryan 86 times to Ryan doing so to Biden 6. Add to this the moderator not able to control herself on occasion doing the same, with 2 or 3 times to Biden, and 12-14 to Ryan as he was making important points.
All the time where Biden was not interrupting Ryan was spent grinning and laughing, as if to say "your message is laughable".
In all the debates I have ever watched, I have yet to see such disrespect for the forum, the opponent, and the public which must wonder now if Uncle Joe had forgotten to take his meds.
Paul Ryan presented himself with dignity and was clearly better informed as expected. Biden's behavior took away from any potential legitimate answers he could have offered. The victory for Ryan was more obvious than many in the media will concede, but it was a sorry event if only for its damage to the vetting process. The Obama Biden team might be embarrassed if ever possible.
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