Political chatter from DC and NYC, the amNewYork way
Kimberly: boo ya, Biden!
Emily: Grrr! A madrassa IS a school!
Adrian: I am with several other law students and we some in this room (present writer excluded) are playing a drinking game. The rule is everytime John McCain or Barack Obama's names are mentioned, drink. People are getting pretty drunk.
Emily: What are you drinking? I want some.
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Lynne: Biden is hitting his stride!
Dontre: Say it with me, Barck Obama is right, John McCain is wrong!
Bragg: i'm not sure you want to go into misstatements, joe...there's a litany of yours out there
Lynne: Pakistan, what about Afghanistan?!?!
Emily: They're both doing a great job of sticking to talking about the presidential candidates.
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Meg: Wow, every time Obama or Biden speak, that surplus in Iraq grows like the Christmas tree in the Nutcracker.
Dontre: he's learning. look into the camera
Lynne: Obama-Biden will end the war in Iraq in 16 months...but will shift the troops to Afghanistan.
Bragg: that is a LIE. john mccain does want to end the war. that is a blatant mischaracterization of mccain's...Read more »
Kimberly: her family is diverse.... they have men, women, brunettes, and blondes
Adrian: STRAIGHT UP!
Bragg: avoiding nuance isn't biden's stongsuit
Dontre: specificity doesn't work for either
Kimberly: ding ding... round 2!
Adrian: See, Biden can use big words and phrases, like...Read more »
Dontre: Yeah for the GAYS!!!!
Adrian: Biden just lost the South for Barack
Wait, that's an oxymoron.....
Lynne: Barr, Nader, Baldwin and McKinney - they all meet the threshold of being on enough ballots that total more than 270 electoral college votes
Dontre: Dems lost them in 2004, when Kerry said he would support gay marriage.
Bragg: i think that's quite...Read more »
Bragg: she's got him on that one -- he did say that in a rope line
Adrian: "Drill baby drill?" Really. I mean, sure that's a good idea. But, I don't think I want the person a "heartbeat" away from being president to speak like that!
Lynne: I would have LOVED to have seen the different third party candidates act as moderators - how much fun would that have been!
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Lynne: What exactly is 'safe nuclear'?
Dontre: iT MEANS iRAN ISN'T INVOLVED
Kimberly: i drink your milkshake!
Emily: So far, Biden is doing a great job at not being sexist-seeming. Gwen lays it down!
Dontre: Republicans can play in traffic, Gwen is GREAT!!
Kimberly: drill, baby, drill = the new t-shirt featuring Palin's face
Dontre: What does that mean!
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Kimberly: "all of the above" approach?
Lynne: if "we" have ot reduce emissions, doesn't that imply that "we" - as humans - have an impact?
Dontre: what does that mean? SPECIFY!
Emily: She's so nervous, you can tell.
Adrian: Sarah, I dont want to argue about the causes of climate change .. I totally lost you, you started rambling. Youre...Read more »
Bragg: Actually, she probably does know quite a bit about the credit market because she is probably the closest of the four candidates to actually being a member of the middle class.
Kimberly: paraphrasing= he's looking old like he doesn't remember
Adrian: Sarah Palin has 414,905 Facebook Friends. Jo Biden has no facebook page.
Lynne: Biden...Read more »
Meg: What's interesting to me is that Biden is attacking McCain and defending Obama and Palin is attacking Obama...and defending Palin.
Lynne: paraphrasing - covering his ass so he can avoid a plagiarism charge...Read more »