“I don’t believe I’ve ever seen a debate in which one participant was as openly disrespectful of the other as Biden was to Paul Ryan…. It was openly contemptuous and disrespectful.”—Chris Wallace “Fox News”
“Ryan was soft-spoken, sincere, and serious. Biden seemed to take the entire proceeding as a farce. In treating it so, he made it so. More importantly, he made the Obama administration look like what it is: a bullying, bloviating, obnoxious administration more interested in talking over its opponents than working with them to improve the lives of Americans.”—Ben Shapiro “Biden Loses It”
It was clear last night that the time Obama strategist David Axelrod spent prepping Biden for Thursday’s debate was not wasted. Biden obviously took “Chicago Thug” debating techniques to heart: smirking, ridiculing, demeaning, pontificating, gloating, interrupting, lying, over-talking, and just being all-around rude and boorish. “Chicago style” indeed – yeah buddy,
Meanwhile, Paul Ryan calmly, intelligently, and respectfully responded to attacks from what looked to be at times a tag-team consisting of Joe Biden and moderator Martha Radditz. Ben Shapiro notes that Raddatz “did nothing to stop Joe Biden from repeatedly interrupting a very polite Paul Ryan.” After the debate RNC Chair Reince Priebus stated that Biden interrupted Paul Ryan 82 times during last night’s debate.
The liberal media (pardon the redundancy) is making a fuss over how “passionate” Biden was. Yes, well, Hitler was passionate too, and look where that got Germany. I believe that it is safe to say that “we the people” are more interested in facts and truth than passionate posturing these days.
Liberals are notorious for preferring style over substance, so they will no doubt approve of Biden’s boorish behavior, but “we the people” prefer facts over flash, and know beyond the shadow of a doubt that Paul Ryan handily won last night’s debate. Romney/Ryan 2012!
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