The Gateway (Post-Debate Wake Up and Smell the Decaf Edition)
A lesson learned: “Rope a Dope” is NOT a good debate strategy.
Bubbe (to Domestic Partner): Your husband kept saying the election wasn't over because there could be an October Surprise. That was the October Surprise.
The magnitude of the loss was that it wasn't merely a matter of style over substance, with the debate reading better for Obama than it played.
While on paper alone, the debate was far closer, so much in the way of stupidity and distortion was left unchallenged and so many opportunities were just left hanging in the air.
Gatemouth (7/9/02): Goodwin calls the Presidential race "Bully versus Nerd," but confuses who is who. http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/it_bully_versus_nerd_Cia5aa4SfVTR7ASpBFxDbO http://www.nypost.com/ http://www.r8ny.com/blog/gatemouth/the_gateway_salsa_for_charlie_edition.html www.r8ny.com
Jack Newfield once said that Mayor Wagner thought all problems could be solved through schmoozing and chicken soup. By contrast Seddio prefers minestrone. Frank Seddio, Brooklyn Democratic party chairman www.cityandstateny.com
I'm not saying Joe Hynes should be immune to a challenge, but can't we at least do better?
It is one thing to attack Vito Lopez, quite another to say he got his girlfriend a “no show job” when everyone knows that Vito's idea of giving his staff a half day off is letting them go home after only twleve hours.
Fidler channels a few of Gate's comments of Gatemouth’s comments about Barron's full-of-hot-air-trial-balloon, and adds a few I hadn't thought of. Charles Barron Does Not Have Lew Fidler’s Vote politicker.com
Markowitz with the Globetrotters.
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