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The things that people really talk about around the kitchen table can we send UK can we get mom's MRI.
Can't we send Mary back to school next semester we can't we can't make it how -- any heat the cause he heat the house this winner he voted against even providing for what they call why he.
For assistance to people with oil prices going through the roof from the -- so maverick he is not.
-- -- little greedy lenders was that there risky homebuyers who should have been buying a home in the first place and what should you be doing about it.
Darn right it was the predator lenders who tried to talk Americans into thinking that it was Smart to buy a 300000 dollar house.
We could only afford a 100000 dollar house there was deception there.
And there is greed and there is corruption on Wall Street and we need to stop.
-- All right let's talk about the coverage of Thursday night's debate.
Patricia a lot of people were predicting a train wreck for Sarah Palin and she came across I mean and the reviews have been pretty positive she was very folksy very genial did the press underestimate.
You know I don't think the press underestimate her because she gave them so much reason to underestimate her I mean her interviews with Katie Couric and with Charlie -- -- We're just so cringe inducing and she wasn't performing the way and elected governor should she living performing like the school board members should it just was not.
-- it was not a looker compartment of somebody who should be on national ticket I will say she changed that with the debate you agree -- I agree I think she was very winning very engaging and I would fault the media certainly an immediate.
If I heard one more time how -- the expectations for her war I thought I was gonna throw issue with the television everybody said that.
And then sort of -- -- -- people start to look at these 2006 debates people in the media.
Politico wrote a piece about it other people looked at it and said.
Well wait a minute she took on an older guy she was disarming and it's sort of like -- -- knew this until they before the debate.
Those -- the Alaska governor debates a rich what about Joseph Biden night he was described as a one man gaffe machine and I really an amazing to shoot himself in the foot.
He -- finally made some mistakes though and there's this double standard where it Biden's mistakes just haven't played in the way you'd think they would which is kind of odd because.
The narrative about Joseph Biden -- that he makes gaps in exaggerates and he's done that consistently throughout the campaign and in that debate he made the more glaring error as.
And he referenced a restaurant that he goes to that proves he's a man of the people apparently no longer exists.
So that's awesome but -- also how to convert.
So what about the she hit the sort of the -- really I mean captured the camera at the end of the debate she was just talk and straight to the people is that why.
Her performance was perceived as effective I think it was -- -- need this in that clip we showed.
Biden was looking at what -- -- or whoever and Governor Palin was staring straight at the camera and as many people sort of winking and twinkling -- on the best comment on -- performance was from Tom Shales is the TV critic for the Washington Post.
Who said that she's out Tina Fey did -- -- Charm and winning this you know this kind of stuff.
Talk about that Tina Fey impersonation.
That is that good is that gonna hurt her or -- in the long run I mean is going to.
I mean when it comes to voters.
Well I think you know it's interesting Saturday Night Live has played a real routes inside the first time around when she's on -- -- Hillary Clinton impersonator I thought it was so brilliant.
You know -- it's difficult interviews and -- if I was actually quoting her incoherence I think that was very that wasn't even funny it was another train wreck.
I think that in many ways Palin.
Did herself more good than anything else she was running against the -- -- famous up her.
Image and the and you know incoherence of the previous interviews and by that standard she hit it out of the -- That the gym is right that it -- -- -- find on the substance but what really stutter in great stead in this debate.
Was -- -- TV talent in executive fox -- explain to me you probably right now this -- BK TV is projecting through that screen.
And she does it just so and actually the first -- you know asset she's looking at eight.
You're out mail all across America the same reaction it.
You -- get out of Baghdad yeah.
TV news though nobody votes for any of us I I.
But Frank Capra was making movies about Palin esque characters who go to Washington show show up all the smug -- have to hypocrites of DC.
And guess what those people in real life actually never got elected and.
Well -- -- and people are comparing her to Ronald Reagan which I think is a bit of a stretch but.
That humor that folks in this that TV talent I think those are all there -- -- I just wanna say I thought it was wonderful that we all this evidently he's -- -- -- -- -- -- would -- named her again the media I think we're more guilty.
The sexism that then then that debate work.
-- there's a lot more well.
-- concern I -- in the media about whether one of these two would do pop up why are we so much more worried about the the stumbled rather than the substance of what these two people -- Right well I think fit what we're talking about what Sarah Palin achieved it really was on the style because even her style and really kind of went down the -- in the last two weeks.
If she did what she needed to do to reassure people.
That she is that a competent person but -- I think she still have to do is to convince Americans that she can run this country that's the ultimate test.
Think she started down that road that she's not there yet even with that debate.
It is big double standard of built into the coverage if she had not done well it would have been Armageddon we would heard about it for days and days the end of the McCain campaign that -- she did well.
Although the they consensus in the -- others who want to story's gonna go and have no impact.
And because the point you're Saint John about that in question -- house.
We should make a mistake -- not look let's face it we all know they're working from talking points and scripts -- -- -- it really is interesting in these -- is if they do make a mistake.
If they do slip -- -- banana -- that's what that were all kind of waiting for and in this case neither of those events happened either candidate and so probably this debate will.
-- -- but hasn't like OK nothing bad happens -- move on all right let's not forget.
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