Posts Tagged ‘Presidential Debates’


Romney Won’t Wear Truth Detector At Next Presidential Debate

Friday, October 12th, 2012
Governor Mitt Romney during a 2009 audit by the Internal Revenue Service. The results have remained secret.

Governor Mitt Romney during a 2009 audit by the Internal Revenue Service. The results have remained secret.

Columbus—Mitt Romney told so many lies during the first presidential debate that even the Obama campaign rejected the suggestion by the presidential debate commission to wire both candidates with lie detectors during the second debate on October 16, saying it would be disruptive and distracting to have Romney’s lie detector blaring every five seconds or so.

Unfortunately, the Romney campaign has also said that under no circumstances will their candidate wear a truth detector which, had Romney been so wired during the first debate, would have gone off only once: when the Republican presidential nominee mentioned that he had five sons. (more…)

Romney Says Zingers Will Prove He’s “The Great Mass Debater”

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
Romney faces off against Rick Perry during one of more than a dozen Republican Primary debates.

Romney faces off against Rick Perry during one of more than a dozen Republican Primary debates.

Denver—With the first presidential debate on tap for Wednesday, Mitt Romney has been doing his best to portray President Obama as a silver-tongued, Washington politician who can make almost any poison apple seem appetizing. Romney warned Americans not to be fooled by the president’s fancy rhetoric during the debate, but instead to pay close attention to his clever zingers, which he’s been practicing for months.

“No amount of flowery words can hide a record of failure,” Romney said to a small group of billionaire donors during a weekend fundraiser. Calling President Obama the consummate debater in what many believe to be a tactic to lower expectations regarding his own debate skills, Romney blamed Obama’s “activist obstructionism” for creating Washington gridlock, high unemployment, a slow moving recovery and the break-up of The Beatles. (more…)