Daily Archives for October 3, 2012

October 3, 2012

First debate reactions: non-live viewer

TweetJust watched the debate. Not sure why people are saying Romney won so convincingly. Obama, with few exceptions, bullshitted his way through things just fine. And Romney too often sounded like a me-too statist. Objectively, Romney won on the points … Continue reading

03. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 3, 2012

Debate open thread

TweetPost whatever you feel like posting here. Because most everyone has made up his or her mind at this point — except for maybe Ann Althouse and Colin Powell. And frankly, I don’t care what either does with their votes. … Continue reading

03. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 3, 2012

So ugly

TweetNo, not the speech — all that is is Obama in 2002 preaching covert class warfare and leaving open a justification for violence against the rich, or rather, an empathy toward the root causes that brought it on. Rather, what’s … Continue reading

03. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 3, 2012

And now, your moment of zen

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03. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 3, 2012

“Michelle Obama: ‘Competitive Foods’ in School Should Be Limited”

TweetCompetition — be it in the marketplace of ideas or in speech or even in certain sectors of the economy (think health care) — is just so…messy. Much like liberty. And the reason is, once the technocrats and central planners … Continue reading

03. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 3, 2012

Ann Althouse asks: [updated]

TweetAM I THE ONLY ONE OF THE INSTAPUNDIT BLOGGERS AND GUEST-BLOGGERS who loathes the Daily Caller’s exploitation of the 2007 video of Barack Obama stirring up the black churchfolk? I don’t think this is helping Mitt Romney with the swing … Continue reading

03. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 3, 2012

Protected: my first brief conversation with the ghost of raped and murdered US ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens

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03. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 3, 2012

Presidential cognitive dissonance: a performance by juxtaposition

TweetLet’s begin with the snobbish paternalism and rank condescension that tries to present itself as a kind of championing of the masses. First, Obama, 2007, the “other race speech”: On “poor” people: “We can’t expect them to have all the … Continue reading

03. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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