Latest Excuse for Obama’s Debate Disaster: He Doesn’t Like Debates or Something

Posted by on Oct 08, 2012 at 1:37 pm

Seriously, the smartest guy in the room doesn’t relish the opportunities to dazzle us with his brilliance? You’ve got to be kidding me.

Like other presidents, Mr. Obama’s debate preparations were hindered by his day job, his practice sessions often canceled or truncated because of events, advisers said. One session took place just after he addressed a service for the four Americans slain in Libya, leaving him distracted.

His day job? When when the last time he actually worked? This is fatuous nonsense.

Mr. Obama does not like debates to begin with, aides have long said, viewing them as media-driven gamesmanship. He did not do all that well in 2008 but benefited from Senator John McCain’s grumpy performances. Mr. Obama made clear to advisers that he was not happy about debating Mr. Romney, whom he views with disdain. It was something to endure, rather than an opportunity, aides said.

Aw, the poor thing, forced to endure Romney’s presence. So I guess we should have foregone that tradition of having a presidential debate. Hey, why not just cancel the next two? It might interrupt his “day job,” whatever that actually is.


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12 Responses to “Latest Excuse for Obama’s Debate Disaster: He Doesn’t Like Debates or Something”

  1. Blue Hen on 8/08/12 at 2:30 pm

    Holy crap. There are a number of people who do things they’d rather not do. It’s called “doing the job you volunteered to do”. Don’t like it? Go back to Chicago. There aren’t too many debates in a one party machine. As for hiding behind the corpses of those killed in Libya, FOAD.

  2. Carole on 8/08/12 at 6:22 pm

    He didn’t have any prep sessions interrupted by work–campaigning maybe but definitely not work!! The most ridiculous story I’ve heard in a few days. If he had “manned up” and admitted he sucked the day after the debate, maybe people wouldn’t still be talking about it! I’m glad the Dems are still trotting out excuses tho because every time they do, it reminds the world what a lightweight he really is!!

  3. Cle on 8/08/12 at 6:37 pm

    What “events?” OHHHH, events like hanging with Bey and Jay, Clooney and being on Letterman! Those “events” were a distraction from preparation! Now I get it. I thought they were referring to events such as the slaughter of Ambassador Stevens in Libya. How stupid of me.

  4. Miles on 8/08/12 at 11:32 pm

    Just like he doesnt like the job beinging president ….or something. Get this nutbar out of the oval office for hios own sake gawd the dude loves to party

  5. dookh on 9/09/12 at 10:13 am

    Amazing that he still found time to go on the view and be “eye candy” and on Letterman to get those really tough questions..
    And play golf…..
    Strike up the violin…and let us all shed a tear…..

  6. HTS on 9/09/12 at 4:09 pm

    I wasn’t at all surprised at the debate. Romney has had twenty grueling debates this year, as well as faced a hostile press. Obama has been sheltered and propped up by the MSM. Romney has the truth on his side, and is a far better speaker than Obama. The next two debates will annhialate Obama. You can’t cram for a final exam in one hour when you’ve been slacking off all year.

  7. Bill on 9/09/12 at 5:07 pm

    Don Meredith, one of the original broadcasters of Monday Night Football used to begin singing a song late in the game when it was clear the team behind would not be able to win the game. I am hearing that song right now “turn out the lights, the party’s over”.

    It is not surprising that the narcissist in chief is not fond of debating. We have spent the last four years looking at his face and hearing the words flow like a bad case of diarrhea as the words, written by others, scrolled through the teleprompter and were told repeatedly that the great orator – the chosen one – was the smartest person on earth. Well, 67 million watched a different BHO last week and more than 67 million now know the country made a big mistake four years ago (if they did not know already).

  8. Guest on 10/10/12 at 3:35 pm

    Remember he’s a [pseudo] academic. He is used to lecturing. Like the rest of libtarded crowd, he doesn’t know what to do when ideas are actually discussed. The automatic response is to lash out at the messenger.

  9. Mr Evilwrench on 13/13/12 at 11:59 am

    His whole life, he’s had everything handed to him on a silver platter, never had to work for anything. He’s been surrounded by sycophants and shielded by sympathetic media. The thought of facing someone who won’t be obsequious, without the crutch of his teleprompter, must horrify him, as he is in no way prepared. I don’t mean that he just wasn’t prepared for this debate, but that he is fundamentally unprepared for any true debate.

    I expect him to come out in the next one trying to appear more forceful, but will merely screech and flail, beclowning himself further.