About Patrick

Sometime political guy.

  • Perry lucked out when he was asked a question that he was going to bomb on answering, but then the debate ended and saved him.  With what little of an answer he was abled to get out he did however coin a new word: forewithal.

    http://content.usatoday.com/co

    9:27 p.m. — Rick Perry’s answer on the Europe debt crisis is interrupted — the debate is over.

  • Perry lucked out when he was asked a question that he was going to bomb on answering, but then the debate ended and saved him.  With what little of an answer he was able to get out he did however coin a new word: forewithal.

    http://content.usatoday.com/co

    9:27 p.m. — Rick Perry’s answer on the Europe debt crisis is interrupted — the debate is over.

  • WBZ ditched the debate halfway through.  So I didn’t SEE Perry’s lucky escape.

    Because they had other crucial programming – a ‘NCIS’ re-run, just like the ones running on USA network.

    Can you imagine ‘BZ abandoning a DEMOCRAT primary debate?

    If CBS didn’t want to air the debate they sponsored, they should have allowed a cable channel or somebody else to hold it instead.

    I have contacted WBZ to complain, and hope others do to.

    And yes, I know that it streamed somewhere – I couldn’t find it.  And most of western MA doesn’t have the internet capacity to watch on-line like that.  WBZ blew off a public service for a cheesy Mark Harmon re-run.

  • Herman Cain.

    http://drezner.foreignpolicy.c

    Herman Cain:  The worst debate performance of the night.  Slow, rambling, evasive, and contradictory.  His answer on torture contradicted itself inside of 30 seconds; his Pakistan response was a total dodge.  His solution on Iran — energy independence! — would be like suggesting that the appropriate response to a rising China would be to move all Americans to Mars.  Both activities will take the same length of time.  Grade:  F.  

  • Karl Marx

    That sum’s up the mainstream GOP position. A little humility in foreign policy is in order. The neo-conservative position has not advanced the U.S. nor the GOP.