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Politicalgolfer

(317 posts)
Tue Sep 29, 2020, 12:04 PM Sep 2020

Don't Know If I Can Bring Myself to Watch the Debate

I was an incurable political junkie by age 12...am now 75...and majored in political science in college. Always watched conventions, debates, etc. from beginning to end. But I don't know if I can do this one. I cannot tolerate listening to this Hitler, sick, filthy animal...I just cannot. I feel my heart, soul & body violated by this diseased sewer rat. I have more self-worth than to subject myself to this scum of the earth

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Don't Know If I Can Bring Myself to Watch the Debate (Original Post) Politicalgolfer Sep 2020 OP
He's ruined debates for me, too Tree-Hugger Sep 2020 #1
Same here Politicalgolfer Sep 2020 #3
I'm going to try. I want to hear what Joe says. I'll hit the mute button for Trump. 50 Shades Of Blue Sep 2020 #2
I thought about muting him as well SharonClark Sep 2020 #9
I feel you and respect your view. LuckyCharms Sep 2020 #4
I don't think my blood pressure will allow it. bullimiami Sep 2020 #5
Have yourself a good supply of Nerf balls on hand.... lastlib Sep 2020 #6
Debates Inablueway Sep 2020 #7
I'm here for the train wreck Sympthsical Sep 2020 #8
I can't watch it...I don't know if I can do this one either.. Stuart G Sep 2020 #10
I'm with you. Can't do it. Squinch Sep 2020 #11
You can follow along to a degree on DU: there will be a series of threads.. Princess Turandot Sep 2020 #12
selective mute button, a few good beers, and maybe a bowl Amishman Sep 2020 #13
I'll be watching. SeattleVet Sep 2020 #14
This will be one of the RARE Times I'll watch... electric_blue68 Sep 2020 #15

Tree-Hugger

(3,370 posts)
1. He's ruined debates for me, too
Tue Sep 29, 2020, 12:06 PM
Sep 2020

I will keep an eye on DU for updates, but I just don't think I can tune in to watch it live.

SharonClark

(10,014 posts)
9. I thought about muting him as well
Tue Sep 29, 2020, 12:23 PM
Sep 2020

but I can’t stand to even look at him with his tiny hands pump and smirk.

LuckyCharms

(17,414 posts)
4. I feel you and respect your view.
Tue Sep 29, 2020, 12:13 PM
Sep 2020

I'm going to watch it and hope my head does not explode in anger.

I'm watching because I think there is a real good chance that we are going to see a side of Joe Biden tonight that we haven't seen. I could be wrong, but I'm expecting Biden to destroy him in real time.

I'm not just looking for a Biden "win" tonight, I'm looking for him to turn Trump into an unrecognizable pile of flesh.

That might be wishful thinking, but if this does indeed happen, I would not forgive myself for not watching in real time.

lastlib

(23,167 posts)
6. Have yourself a good supply of Nerf balls on hand....
Tue Sep 29, 2020, 12:19 PM
Sep 2020

you can throw them at him on the TV without hurting it.

Stuart G

(38,414 posts)
10. I can't watch it...I don't know if I can do this one either..
Tue Sep 29, 2020, 12:29 PM
Sep 2020

Donald Trump almost makes me

I will watch the highlights tomorrow on DU.

Princess Turandot

(4,787 posts)
12. You can follow along to a degree on DU: there will be a series of threads..
Tue Sep 29, 2020, 12:40 PM
Sep 2020

where folks post about what's going on. Afterwards, if you're interested in watching any part of it, the full event will be online, at Youtube and other sites.

Amishman

(5,554 posts)
13. selective mute button, a few good beers, and maybe a bowl
Tue Sep 29, 2020, 12:43 PM
Sep 2020

Watching Joe speak to America can be fun if you prepare accordingly.

SeattleVet

(5,477 posts)
14. I'll be watching.
Tue Sep 29, 2020, 03:58 PM
Sep 2020

I'd never forgive myself if I missed seeing Needy Amin's meltdown, in real time.

It should be entertaining, alternating between a calm, measured recitation of complete sentences and relevant commentary and thoughts vs. a disjointed mess of sentence fragments that come nowhere near answering the actual question that was posed.

How many minutes into it until we hear the words 'fake', 'hoax', 'unfair', and 'rigged'? I say that all 4 are spewed in the first half hour.

electric_blue68

(14,818 posts)
15. This will be one of the RARE Times I'll watch...
Tue Sep 29, 2020, 08:30 PM
Sep 2020

...polygolfer, I understand stand completely as well as anyone else who'll avoid it IRT.

I started to become interested in politics by age 12, too!
Semi polititical junkie for decades since (I'm 67).

Since I really stopped listening to him except for radio snips by something '18, rarely ever watched him from the get go - I can take this.

I want to see Biden, I want to see hopefully real obviously goof ups from Drumph, exactly what lies he tells, and when - plus hoping he'll emotionally blow up, and shave a few more votes off -fingers crossed- in just the right States!
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.I did a different set of math - you must have been 15-16 when JFK was inaugurated? Did you follow his Presidency pretty closely, then?

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