Skip to comments.Doug Schoen: Trump vs. Biden – Here's who won the debate and what it means for the 2020 election
Posted on 10/22/2020 11:20:05 PM PDT by conservative98
in my view, President Trumps performance was measured, on message, and controlled. Thus, for any remaining undecided voters and Republican-oriented voters who may have been discouraged by the presidents chaotic first debate, Trumps performance Thursday night likely reassured them and may even have led some to resolve to cast ballots in his favor.
Moreover, the presidents performance reinforces an argument I made in a Fox News op-ed earlier this week: that Biden is ahead, but his victory is not a forgone conclusion. And make no mistake, it is within the realm of possibility that Trump will stage a comeback that is reminiscent of his upset victory in 2016.
During the debate, Biden held his own for the most part, and his performance is not likely to dissuade any voters or impact his polling position.
However, as the night went on, Bidens performance slowly diminished. He struggled to come up with coherent answers to pressing questions from Trump about controversial topics such as receiving funds from Russian sources other than to issue blanket denials and turning the accusation back onto Trump.
Further, Biden committed a number of gaffes throughout the night, including making a misplaced Hitler reference that confounded pundits across the aisle.
Having a good relationship with leaders of other countries is a good thing, Trump said of his relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
Biden shot back, That's like saying we had a good relationship with Hitler before he in fact invaded Europe.
(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...
I was sparring one time at the boxing gym and I looked over at the 3 minute clock.
That told the other guy I was exhausted and he mauled me.
Fractured a cheek bone.
You’re checking a clock because either you’re having such a good time that you don’t want it to end...
Or you want to get the HECK out of there!
In both my and Joe’s situations...it was the latter!!
Oh and by the way...
....Biden shot back, That’s like saying we had a good relationship with Hitler before he in fact invaded Europe....
I have an app that chimes and tells the time at the top of each hour from 9am to 9pm.
It goes off in a place like the subway and I wonder why everyone is not also going off.
I think pollsters saying Biden is ahead are having a pipe dream. There is no way Hiden/Ho are ahead.
Trump is gonna win!
In 1992, the watch check moment was framed in the cameras and cast by the media as a telling moment and used to make GHWB look cranky and disengaged from the public compared to a vibrant and charismatic Clinton. This watch check looks like Joe seeing if it’s time to take his pills while on a zoom call with his grandkids. It’s not going to have the same effect.
Moreover, the presidents performance reinforces an argument I made in a Fox News op-ed earlier this week: that Biden is ahead,
That right there shows you this author is not a talented analyst.
And the propaganda organs won’t make a big deal of it like they did for Republican Bush.
For a Democrat he is. And for Schoen, a Democrat who worked for Clinton, to admit a strong Trump performance is a big plus for Trump.
The only real factor left in this election is...
Where is Hunter?
Sorry, but I don’t give 2 cents for his opinion. Like I said, Biden is not ahead, and any analyst that says he is is a liar or incompetent or both.
Yeah, Schoen is a Democrat who’s sort of transitioned into playing the “reasonable Democrat who is alarmed at how radical his party has become” role, but unlike other Democrats who have genuinely experience that ah ha moment (Leo Terrell, and Harlan Hill for example), you can tell Schoen’s heart is not in it. Schoen is smart enough to see the Dems are imploding but he’s still a big government lib at heart.
He’s a Dem who said Trump won. This is good news for Trump.
past his bed time.
Sure it is, it makes him look like an old man who has to take his meds.
Won’t have to, people can see it. You are in a debate for the Presidency of the US, after spending all week in a basement and you are checking your watch? This guy doesn’t want to be President.
That’s your opinion - not mine. You are entitled to it. I am also entitled to mine. And frankly I could care less about the subject of whether a Dem is or is not a good thing.
My main point is that I do NOT believe that Traitor Joe is ahead, and I’m sick of being lied to about it-and I don’t think analyst who states that is competent. spit.
Agreed. Trump is going to win in a landslide
Despite having a watch, Sleepy Joe is humming “Does Anyone Know What Time It Is” as a cue to his staff to write it on posters out of sight of the TV cameras.
Yep-I don’t care for those fakers like Schoen.
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