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Boom: Romney Leads 51-44 in New Florida Poll - UPDATE: Up 7 In Virginia, Too

djmitch Wrote: Oct 12, 2012 12:57 PM
I have heard the pundits say that Biden's laugh and smirks are coming across like Gore's sighs and that he should controll them....I don't think he can controll them. You can't automatically turn off your body language, it's ingrained. He is just physically showing what he is really thinking...he has no respect, no manners, no humility at all. He is a clown.
traitorbill Wrote: Oct 12, 2012 1:13 PM
It was too exaggerated for it to be just body language.
Cyd2293 Wrote: Oct 12, 2012 1:06 PM
In his caricature of a politician, Biden made clear how much the Obama Administration survives by a combination of negative attacks and the rawest kind of demagogic appeal. He reduced his arguments for taxing the rich to thuggery and was so obviously pandering to populism as to be disgusting to all but the most committed Occupiers.

In a Manichean world of good and evil, he was the ugly.
- D. Morris
Brent150 Wrote: Oct 12, 2012 1:31 PM
To me, it looked like Biden's job for the campaign was to shore up the fringe base (20 % self-identified liberals) Obama has to try and look 'presidential' and centrist' to prevent the independents from abandoning him. Biden is being coached to go heavy partisan, spin and talking points and all, so that the true lefties don't abandon their vote altogether this time. His statements last night sounded like they were lifted directly from the comments section on Huff Po.

This polling thunder bolt struck just a few hours before last night's Vice Presidential debate.  Whoa:

Barack Obama's lackluster debate performance last week has dramatically altered the presidential race in Florida, with Mitt Romney opening up a decisive 7 percentage point lead, according to a new Tampa Bay Times/Bay News 9/Miami Herald poll. The survey conducted this week found 51 percent of likely Florida voters supporting Romney, 44 percent backing Obama and 4 percent undecided. That's a major shift from a month ago when the same poll showed Obama leading 48 percent to 47 percent — and a direct result...