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originally posted by: CharlieSpeirs
originally posted by: Wide-Eyes
a reply to: CharlieSpeirs
There was a google trends graph throughout the debate. Trump was googled almost twice as much as the other candidates put together. I sense your dislike for the guy and I understand why but by the looks of things, he's the only GOP candidate that will overt WW3.
That's how it seems to me anyway.
Yeah I watched it that graph was for name searches.
Of course Trump's name will be searched more than others, that's a given...
Just like he'll win the online polls.
But going by substance and actual debate he lost.
Viewers also noted how Romney, Giuliani and McCain were allowed to crack jokes and enjoy pops and cheers from the audience, but when the audience responded to Ron Paul they were politefully told to shut up. "The first time it happened, MSNBC reminded the audience no "outbursts...or applause."
The second time Paul got the studio audience cheering - when he said we never should have invaded Iraq - the audience was reminded to hold back "pent up energy." Nothing was said when any of the other candidates told jokes or inspired audience interaction," according to ConnieTalk.
originally posted by: Dark Ghost
a reply to: burdman30ott6
While it was certainly no utopia before, do you believe the Iraq War had a net positive or net negative impact on the lives of the Iraqi people and the Middle East as a whole?
Keeping that in mind, how anybody can state that it wasn't a catastrophic mistake is beyond me...unless they are blinded by patriotism or some type of partisanship.
originally posted by: burdman30ott6
a reply to: crazyewok
No, Hussein was trying to keep Iran from attacking Iraq. Had he been honest and admitted Iran lacked WMDs, his neighbors would have been on Baghdad like a duck on a June bug. He gambled that the US would, once again threaten him hollowly and do nothing.
originally posted by: Sremmos80
Also when did it stop people from fighting wars for a couple generations?