10-04-2012, 05:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Mrs. Loopner
I'm a newbie so don't hang me out to dry just yet but, I thought this would be a fitting first post.
And all I have to say is, Really, really lame excuse.
"Gore blames Denver altitude for Obama's debate performance"
Published October 04, 2012
It was the altitude. Yeah, that's it.
As liberal pundits cringed Wednesday night over President Obama's debate performance, Al Gore leapt to his defense with a curious explanation.
If Obama seemed like he had his head in the clouds, the former VP reasoned, perhaps it was because he was having trouble adjusting to the Mile-High City.
"I'm going to say something controversial here," Gore said on Current TV, the channel he helped found. "Obama arrived in Denver at 2 p.m. today, just a few hours before the debate started. Romney did his debate prep in Denver. When you go to 5,000 feet, and you only have a few hours to adjust, I don't know ..."
Gore trailed off with a chuckle, but his fellow co-hosts chimed in with agreement.
"Exactly," one of them said off-screen.
Co-host Cenk Uygur noted how when he came from Los Angeles, "You know what I did? I drank two cups of coffee before coming out here."
Another guest added: "It's really different. The first time I ever did stand up in Denver I had the same exact effect. I flew in that day and when your lungs aren't acclimated to that kind of air, yeah it makes you drawn. It makes you off. The president had an off-night."
Other Obama supporters weren't quite so willing to give the president a pass.
"I can't believe i'm saying this, but Obama looks like he DOES need a teleprompter," comedian and Obama supporter Bill Maher tweeted.
That debate could have been held in my driveway or in an oxygen chamber, the result would have been the same. This phony embarrassment got his shitbag ass kicked by a weak opponent. I have been dreading casting a vote for Romney. After seeing the two men face off it will be much easier. Anyone who still clings to hope and change and supports the worst president in our history is either a loyal leftwing voter for whoever is the democrat or an idiot...at this point idiot describes both adequately~
It would indeed be a tragedy if the history of the human race proved to be nothing more than the story of an ape playing with a box of matches on a petrol dump.
David Ormsby Gore~