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Wed Sep 30, 2020, 09:05 AM

Trump heckled, bullied and lied through the debate. It won't help him beat Biden


Trump heckled, bullied and lied through the debate. It won't help him beat Biden
Richard Wolffe

The president is behind in key states. Fighting on TV won’t turn things around or win over the sliver of undecided voters left


(Guardian UK) In a bar-room brawl, who wins the fight? The guy swinging his fists or the guy clutching his drink?

From the very first minute of the first presidential debate, the 45th president behaved as he has for the last four years: as unpresidential as possible.

He heckled. He bullied. He blustered and he lied. He came out swinging and didn’t mind where his fists landed: his opponent, the moderator, the Biden family, the microphones. It didn’t much matter.

“Will you shut up, man? This is so unpresidential,” gasped Joe Biden at the end of a chaotic discussion about the supreme court. “That was a really productive session. Keep yappin’, man.”

....(snip)....

But something funny happened on the way to Trump’s next swing of the fists: a pandemic. Covid-19 stopped the presidential yapping, briefly. Then Biden made a statement of the obvious, by questioning whether Trump was smart enough to handle the coronavirus.

“Did you use the word smart,” the un-president barked. “Don’t ever use the word smart with me.” .........(more)

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/sep/30/donald-trump-joe-biden-debate-bully-heckle-lie





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Thomas Hurt Sep 30 #1

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Wed Sep 30, 2020, 09:18 AM

1. Still playing to the base....own the libs.

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