Smackdown of CNN and their 'top dogs'Submitted by nightlight on Thu, 01/31/2008 - 00:59
Thirty minutes in, I began to cry.
He did great. It just takes a bit to digest.
* His smackdown of McCain-Romney, after their long, childish 'he said, I said....' squabble was priceless, it made them both look like two self-absorbed, spoiled, immature loudmouth brats. He cut them at the knees.
* His response to the question on his qualifications for managing the economy -- that president's job is not to manage economy, that's the job of the people -- points at the false premise of the question and highlights the fact that all others there are the usual big government liberals who don't understand the first thing about it -- what the job of president is.
* His concluding response about Reagan was perfect -- he doesn't need to imagine or wish that Reagan would support him, since Reagan already campaigned for him (I was hoping he would quote RR or show a photo).
... and so on, every little turn he had he used masterfully. Just give it time and watch it again, keeping in mind the larger context of the discussion around.
Knowing well the CNN's "fairness" in time allocation, he would calmly watch as the 'big dogs' blew as large bubble as they could, with all their might and the extra time CNN gave them, then he would take a little sharp needle to it and pop it with one quick, precise prick. The bigger the bubble the louder the burst. Every time I watch him under all these adversities, the more amazed I am at his genius.
So, don't worry, he did great. There was much more depth and wisdom in his reponses than meets the eye. His words and thoughts will work slowly their way into the consiousness of the public. The injustice and unfairness of the CNN will only make us more determined to fight harder and prevail.