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Originally posted by Benevolent Heretic
Not everyone knows where they stand. Some people are waiting for these debates to see how the 2 stack up to each other. Just because you know who you're voting for doesn't mean everyone does.
These debates are an important part of the whole process to some people. Clearly not you.
Originally posted by skyshow
The debates are as American as apple pie! They are a fundamental part of the democratic process, and one of the candidates just cut and ran from it.
Why doesn't he display his faith in his VP candidate and have Palin sit in for him? She's apparently up for the job isn't she?
Originally posted by dgtempe
Let me tell all of you, BH is correct! This is nothing less than the grab for power by the Bush administration, John McCain is in on it, so is Obama!!!
Originally posted by grimreaper797
Stop making excuses for people to pitiful and lazy to go find out about people running for office during such a critical time for this country. If they still don't know anything about either candidate by now, they probably aren't voting anyway.
Originally posted by mattguy404
Sure this bailout thing is big, but it's not like the US is in a country-wide blackout that people can't watch TVs.
Originally posted by skyshow
Nobody has brought it up, but why not dispatch the Vice Presidential nominees to step in and have the debate? Isn't that what happens when the President is unable to do the job; the VP's then step in?
Let's have Palin debate Biden on foreign policy and the economy, while the other two are up in Washington doing their jobs?
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Originally posted by anyone
, just .
This is probably the smartest thing his campaign has done to date to manipulate the masses for a vote. And it just might work to his benefit. Not for me, however, I don't buy it. More politicking.
Scary to think the election could really be postponed.
What's next? Bring it...
Originally posted by buddhasystem
Now, that's a swell idea. Why not? They are both parts of respective tickets, and both should be prepared to lead, whatever this means.
I agree -- I want to see Palin vs Biden.
Originally posted by bknapple32
Here's the problem... this mess has been cultivating for the last 5 or 6 years. To finally, now we have a boiling point. We are supposed to believe McCain going to Washington for a couple days will somehow SOLVE this problem????? Get real folks....
The United States Gov is like the frog in hot water, it has been sitting there not knowing it needs to jump out as the temp has slowly risen. While us, the people, have see nthe writing on the wall for a long time. We hopped out a while ago, we just now have to keep paying for the big boys...
This move is clearly politics as usual. And Obama's response was just as political as McCains attempt to win over some votes. Obama claiming he contacted McCain first, yadda yadda.... All the same from both politicians. Im ashamed of both of them for different reasons right now. John McCain, a man who has said on many occasions that he is not real sound on the economy, yet hes smart enough to know that the fundamentals are in tact, wants to suspend the campaign..... to fix the economy?
How bout tell me your plans in the debate?
Tell the American people you wont stand for a corporate 700 billion dollar bailout. Tell the people that its not just corporations that will be helped. Give us a plan on how your tax cuts , with a trillion dollar deficit will somehow revamp our failing economy. Thats what I want to see done. Not some political gesture that will get nothing accomplished, and only delay this campaign.....