Skip to comments.LIVE THREAD: Post-Debate Cheney v. Edwards
Posted on 10/05/2004 7:38:10 PM PDT by Howlin
After-debate discussion here!
Fox should have fixed it ANYWAY they knew what he ment.
wow L0L Miller ,parker and stone on Leno!
I noticed that too .. He thinks ... nothing is to low for Edwards
Also .. Edwards got into a lot of trouble with the gays back during the Dem Primaries over the gay marriage question and I'll bet they just as upset on how Edwards responded tonight over it
His exposure tonight will have the same effects as gamma radiation.
He's dead before 2008.
I did not have my 'mind made up' before the debates...unless you mean that I had my mind made up that I wanted Cheney to slaughter Edwards. You brought up Kerry's gaffes...if you go look, I called that a win for the President. I thought Kerry won on style but made numerous gaffes that would come back to seriously hurt him far more than looking smooth would help. I think this one is a draw.
Edwards stuck to his talking points and drove them home as often and as hard as he could. He didn't make any big policy gaffes. I think Cheney offered a valid defense, but did not drive home his campaigns' themes. The post you responded to highlighted several that should have been hit harder.
The global test gaffe is a prime example. You and I know what it means. But to most 'undecideds' I think Edwards successfully clouded the issue and blew smoke. And Cheney didn't drive it home. He didn't talk about it being a french veto. When edwards talked about Kerry saying no foreign veto...Cheney didn't stick him with the flip flopping inside the same sentence.
In both debates I think the administration had the chance to land multiple knockout blows...and they didn't.
You Bullseyed it (again).
I saw that too. I now believe we have a news division in need of a brain transplant. I know they're liberal, but at least Chris Matthews admitted Chenney whooped him.
Dick Cheney is Batman. POW! ZANG! WOMP! ZAP!
I was hoping someone would say the liberals won't cooperate. I hope Bush gets some cahunas by Friday.
Susan Estrich is drunk.
That's true. Even the transcript shows factcheck.com(sic)
Yes, that would be fun. Suggestion for a blowout: Kerry vs. Limbaugh!
I too was pleasently suprised and impressed by the fairness and compentence of the lady. Doubly so since she works for NPR.
Bears repeating, she did do a very good job.
This is a coup for the young conservatives
Never thought I'd agree with Chrissy .. but he's right on that *L*
You are correct, as of 12:23 pm EDT, Fox shows Edwards 53%, Cheney 46%. Unbelievable! The DU's are out per McAwful's e-mail. Means nothing.
On CNN they're dissecting the "facts". Taking issue with Cheney's adding Iraqi losses into the equation on Iraq.
So, let's look at it this way. Say, 6 months from now, Iraqi forces are trained and doing most of the fighting. Let's say 20 Iraqis killed in one month. Coalition forces lose 3 soldiers in the same month, 2 Americans and 1 Brit. According to Edwards' formula, we would still have to say Americans made up 70% of "coalition casualties".
Their formula leaves no room for lessening the burden as Iraqi forces take over.
She is actually claiming Edwards had a good night...please!
One more thing and trying to recall this without a transcript but when they were talking about sanctions did Edwards misspeak not once but twice and say they would sanction Iraq instead of Iran?
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