All I wanted was for Romney to be himself, be comfortable and get his points across. Instead, what did we get? Romneypalooza! Wow, just wow. He came, he saw, he clobbered and was Reaganesque on more than one occasion. Yes, Obama was awful, but Romney’s victory was due to his delivery, not to Obama’s failure. Romney would have done as well even if the Dumb Bastard had brought what some people call his “A Game.” Really, though, does that even exist? What we normally see is Obama prancing around a stage, never confronted, never challenged. Here you saw a petulant, arrogant smug little man apparently irritated by the very notion that he had to answer questions and explain himself.
Tonight’s debate not only allowed Romney to convey his message unfiltered, past an obsessed, malevolent mainstream media. It also confirmed Clint Eastwood’s assertion that the man in the White House is an Empty Chair.
I’ll have plenty to say on Tammy Radio tomorrow, but here are a couple of things to start our (yippee!) discussion. You know how they say a picture is worth a thousand words? If you missed tonight’s debate this AP image captures everything in a moment at the end. The Most Arrogant Man in the Room and his wife appear stunned as they look for a way to get off the stage while Romney savors his stellar performance.
I must admit, I found nothing sweeter than this clip from MSLSD, in which Chris Matthews shows us all what an angry nervous breakdown looks like: