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NRaleighLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:12 PM
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Funniest GOP debate tweets - first 30 min
Edited on Tue Nov-22-11 08:32 PM by NRaleighLiberal
Just a selection from my various feeds...(some of these people have really mastered the funny very short phrase)

aterkel aterkel
Blitzer is really getting into announcing the candidates as they run out onto the field. #cnndebate

JohnFugelsang John Fugelsang
Thanks to my Satellite Dish I can hear all of Gingrich's answers in the original German.

Will_Bunch Will Bunch
Why is Wolf Blitzer shouting at me? #cnndebate

LOLGOP Pete Nicely
It's a shame Wolf Blitzer hasn't inherited Arsenio's Dog Pound.

craig_crawford Craig Crawford
How screwed are we when a presidential candidate is introduced as the "former CEO of Godfather's pizza?"

mattizcoop Matthew Cooper
They should enter #NFL style through a giant mist of cheerleaders and dry ice. #cnndebate #gergenindahouse

LOLGOP Pete Nicely
Let's get ready to bumble!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

peterdaou Peter Daou
RT @GregMitch Blitzer just called Heritage and AEI "distinguished." Distinguished by being almost always wrong? #cnndebate

BenjySarlin Benjy Sarlin
RT @jstrevino: Nothing says "Republican debate" like a singing Tony-award winner.

craig_crawford Craig Crawford
F. Scott Fitzgerald is holding his ears

peterdaou Peter Daou
Nearly a dozen GOP debates and I've yet to hear a good rendition of our national anthem. #cnndebate

LOLGOP Pete Nicely
Just assume that any hypothetical question tonight begins with "After you nuke Iran...."

JohnFugelsang John Fugelsang
It's not an official debate until Wolf Blitzer has failed at being clever. #tweethepress

JohnFugelsang John Fugelsang
The Party that wrecked the economy blames Obama for a miserable job of fixing the economy they wrecked.

LOLGOP Pete Nicely
At this point Rick Perry is just trying to keep his wife's vote.
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DesertRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:14 PM
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1. Here's another one
Edited on Tue Nov-22-11 08:15 PM by DesertRat
PaulBegala
Mitt's first fib. "My name is Mitt, and, yes, that is my real name." Ummm....it's actually Willard. #CNNdebate


:rofl:
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Tx4obama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:22 PM
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5. The Mitt fib was hilarious! n/t
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TBF Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:15 PM
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2. At this point Rick Perry is just trying to keep his wife's vote.
:spray:
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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:19 PM
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3. Another from John Fugelsang:
"Newt Gingrich loves America so much that if he was married to America he'd leave it for America"
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:20 PM
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4. At this point Rick Perry is just trying to keep his wife's vote
:rofl:
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NRaleighLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:22 PM
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6. More.....the next 10 min...and that will be all for awhile (tired copy and paster!)
LOLGOP Pete Nicely
I'm Newt Gingrich and I'm the foremost historian on the most important single topic, Newt Gingrich History.

MsDiva67 Nicole
I'm surprised the idiots in the audience didn't boo the National Anthem #CNNDebate

JohnAmato JohnAmato
I'm Jon HUuntsman and I don't know why I'm here anymore, but they have good food and alcohol free beverages. #CNNdebate

JohnFugelsang John Fugelsang
Michele Bachmann wishes Happy Thanksgiving to all the troops serving in those 2 countries that didn't attack us on 9/11.

LarrySabato Larry Sabato
"Let's get right to the questions!" Are you kidding, Wolf? 14 minutes have been wasted!

KatrinaNation Katrina vandenHeuvel
OMG,it's Ed Meese,the plural of mice.Civil liberties will die tonight if these guys--w/exception of Ron Paul--have anything 2 do w/it.

JohnFugelsang John Fugelsang
CNN's like a tragic low-self esteem girl who trades her dignity for one night of intimacy with FOX's audience.

joshtpm Josh Marshall
WTF? Mitt started the debate saying his real name is actually "Mitt". But it's a nickname. His name is Willard.

LOLGOP Pete Nicely
Newt Gingrich wants a law that says, "No blowing up American cities!"

Will_Bunch Will Bunch
Gingrich: I will create a Department of Pre-Crime #cnndebate #thoughtpolice

LOLSOhio Leila
RT @BachmannsBrain Ron Paul is going to throw his Metamucil at Newt. #cnndebate #tweetthepress #p2

JohnFugelsang John Fugelsang
Ronald Reagan signed a ban on torture. Who lets a guy like that into the Party of Reagan?

JohnFugelsang John Fugelsang
Ron Paul manages to be the most moral, the most intelligent, the most reasonable, and the most absolutely batshit.

LOLGOP Pete Nicely
Michele Bachmann: The ACLU controls this country with its socialized rock and roll music.

joshtpm Josh Marshall
Newt: 'All Of Us Will Be In Danger For The Rest Of Our Lives':
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ladyVet Donating Member (279 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:25 PM
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7. good lord
Sounds another repuke pissing contest, which, sadly, none of them are endowed enough to win.
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DesertRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:26 PM
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8. More from Paul Begala
Edited on Tue Nov-22-11 09:08 PM by DesertRat
Newt cites Six Sigma management strategy, Perry thinks it's a fraternity kegger. #CNNdebate

Paul Begala
Perry wants to privatize TSA. Sure, let's put Lehmann Brothers in charge of protecting us from terrorists. Or BP. #CNNdebate
44 seconds ago

Paul Begala
Perry staring blankly at Romney as Romney discusses Patriot Act. Perry's thinking, "I didn't know Tom Brady could act." #CNNdebate

PaulBegala
Santorum:"obviously" we should profile Muslims. Tim McVeigh was a right-wing white guy. If we profile them Santorum will never fly again.

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MidwestTransplant Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:27 PM
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9. Is Herman Cain the only black person in that whole hall?
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DesertRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:28 PM
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10. He's the only non Caucasian
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Tx4obama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:30 PM
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11. Cain called Wolf Blitzer: BILTZ. LOL n/t
Edited on Tue Nov-22-11 08:30 PM by Tx4obama
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Kahuna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 09:47 PM
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25. His poll numbers will be down another 5 points after that..
:rofl:
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NRaleighLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:30 PM
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12. Aw hell. I love you all! Here's more....some of these are getting scary
LOLGOP Pete Nicely
Rick Perry looks at Mitt Romney with a mix of admiration and blood lust.

LOLSOhio Leila
RT @thinkprogress Bachmann says Obama handed over the interrogations of terrorists to the ACLU #bachmannfacts

Will_Bunch Will Bunch
Romney: "Let's come back to the issue that seems to be so confusing here -- my first name!" #cnndebate

BenjySarlin Benjy Sarlin
Rick Perry -- Do whatever you need to civil rights wise, but don't touch my junk #CNNdebate

PaulBegala Paul Begala
Perry staring blankly at Romney as Romney discusses Patriot Act. Perry's thinking, "I didn't know Tom Brady could act." #CNNdebate

JohnAmato JohnAmato
Q) Are the police being thugs by using pepper spray and tasers on #ows protests? Everybody raises hand to say 'no' and audience cheers!

JohnFugelsang John Fugelsang
Rick Santorum is talking about Racial Profiling to stop airport bombers. You know, like the white guy w/the shoe

PaulBegala Paul Begala
Perry wants to privatize TSA. Sure, let's put Lehmann Brothers in charge of protecting us from terrorists. Or BP. #CNNdebate

TPM Talking Points Memo
Santorum: "Obviously Muslims are somebody you're going to have to look at.

Will_Bunch Will Bunch
Santorum: "I would profile younger males." Maybe not best choice of words. #cnndebate

kellyoxford kelly oxford
GOP debate looks like a line-up of pervy pilots and one flight attendant.

LOLGOP Pete Nicely
Herman Cain, you used to be running for president. What do you have to say?

craig_crawford Craig Crawford
Santorum talking about Lincoln is like Jerry Lewis quoting Henry David Thoreau

LOLSOhio Leila
Did Cain just call him "Blitz"?

LOLGOP Pete Nicely
Herman Cain sounds like he's singing the Jefferson's theme song in reverse.

elonjames Elon James White
Wow. Cain just said he's pro-profiling, pro-privatization and killing "them" first. Congrats. You're currently the scariest. #TweetThePress

LOLSOhio Leila
RT @owillis wolf's inner monologue: "people SHOULD call me 'blitz'" #cnndebate

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roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 12:53 AM
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27. oh god. Thank you. I love you back!
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name not needed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:33 PM
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13. Brian Soto: Asking Herman Cain about pat-downs is like asking Newt Gingrich about food.
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DesertRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:35 PM
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14. tweet
Connell McShane
Not sure why we are sitting through self intros of candidates again like an AA meeting. This is the 800th debate. We know these people!
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NRaleighLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:36 PM
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15. Will_Bunch - Herman Cain: The man who cried Blitz #cnndebate
Edited on Tue Nov-22-11 08:37 PM by NRaleighLiberal
And...yikes -

JohnFugelsang
If I could be as stiff on camera as Mitt Romney I'd do gay porn.
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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 09:35 PM
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23. hahaha! Some of these are hilarious; thanks for sharing! nt
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NRaleighLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 09:36 PM
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24. my pleasure!
:hi:

GOP debates. If you can't laugh, you'd sob!
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slay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:38 PM
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16. Remember - Wolf Blizter not only lost celebrity Jeopardy to Andy Richter - but had a negative score
at the end of the game! in both the practice - AND the celeb tournament!

:rofl:
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NRaleighLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:39 PM
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17. John Fugelsang Romney vs. Huntsman - MORMON FIGHT!
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Luminous Animal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:40 PM
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18. More...
Edited on Tue Nov-22-11 08:40 PM by Luminous Animal
elonjames Elon James White
Mitt Romney:"Blah Blah Blah, smart sounding words, Blah." What #GOP hears: "Mormon Mormon Mormon, Magic underwear, Mormon." #TweetThePress


GregMitch Greg Mitchell
Who will be first candidate to say, "I would have killed bin Laden TWICE."
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NRaleighLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:41 PM
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19. TPM Gingrich griping about not being heard: "How about us that haven't had a re
Edited on Tue Nov-22-11 08:41 PM by NRaleighLiberal
TPM Talking Points Memo
Gingrich griping about not being heard: "How about us that haven't had a response!"
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Tx4obama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 11:02 PM
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26. Has there been even one debate yet that Newt hasn't griped about ....
questions/time ???

I can't remember one!


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NRaleighLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:42 PM
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20. LOLGOP Pete Nicely Newt is now debating his superego.
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NRaleighLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:43 PM
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21. from Peter Sagal
petersagal Peter Sagal
I knew Newt would dismiss the whole premise. He eats premises for breakfast.
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NRaleighLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 08:52 PM
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22. another Fugelsang classic
JohnFugelsang John Fugelsang
Herman Cain may become the 1st black man to ever get another black man re-elected President.
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 01:19 AM
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30. LOL Now, which one of those psychos forced the Mexican Ambassador
to tweet this correction:

@Arturo_Sarukhan Arturo Sarukhan
Despite statements during #CNNDebate, Hamas & Hezbollah are not active in Mexico, as most recent @StateDept Annual Terrorism report confirms
1 hour ago via web

https://twitter.com/#!/Arturo_Sarukhan/status/139202150537494528

lol
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beac Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 01:08 AM
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28. "Let's get ready to bumble!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
:rofl:

Thanks for the chuckles!
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 01:16 AM
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29. Mother Jones The poetry of Mitt Romney: bit.ly/tZ2iyG
@MotherJones Mother Jones
The poetry of Mitt Romney: bit.ly/tZ2iyG
4 minutes ago via web

https://twitter.com/#!/MotherJones/status/139224335675179008
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