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#1 IIRC TOPIX, WORLD NEWS > NO CLEAR FRONT-RUNNER IN US PRESIDENTIAL RACE 100 DAYS TO ELECTION.
In reality, the Bammer has been staying just ahead of Romney all year.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-07-30 00:06||
#2 Not at all - the press has its thumb on the scales, as usual, and Obama has been splurging on anti-Romney ads, which is why he has less cash on hand than Romney, despite having raised over $100m more.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-07-30 00:53||
#3 Laying the foundation for post-election legal battles. They're on the ropes.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-07-30 03:32||
#4 We have a weak candidate. That's helping.
Posted by Iblis 2012-07-30 08:01||
#5 Its a sales pitch; they are showing the signs of being in the doo-doo but this is about building the underdog case as well as attempting to get their people motivated.
I also get the feeling that, after the olympic theme, solidified after the NHS gave all those kids nightmares, that Romney was going to get a shot even if he said Britains are the nicest hosts it would have been sold as a diss on the rest of Europe. I'd expect the same from the Israel trip, except in order to show the counter the MSM would have to portray the protesting Israelis in a good light; can't have that.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-07-30 08:50||
#6 watching CBS news (Mom's choice) from Reno - getting at least 6 Obama ads every half hour. Smell the desperation and funds burn rate?
Posted by Frank G 2012-07-30 09:49||
#7 The olympics channel has its daytime TV b-list celebrities out doing soft campaign commercials, the preen forward line. They are horrible, no not the message or the talking heads, the message is quick and muddled leaving the viewer with a what was that about again? , the production is horrible, bad camera angles and overlit/overexposed.
I have to hand it to them, to make Teddy look darker and have fuller lips than tingles is quite a deal. And Pat delivers something akin to a drunk with a mouth full of popcorn.
And whats with the newsflash background music? Sounds like something Trent Reznor put together at age 7, one handed.
These are on all-day long I would guess at airports and waiting rooms. Somebody has to pay for that production time and loss of commercial revenue, especially when people change the channel and catch the highlights.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-07-30 10:23||
#8 Because the drones outnumber the worker bees?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-07-30 11:03||
#9 You know what's kind of amazing?
That we're not getting blown away in the face of unprecedented, unlimited spending from super PACs, Mitt Romney, and all the other shadowy groups trashing Barack Obama nonstop.
Yes. The drones do outnumber the worker bees and it's getting worse--by design.
Shadowy groups? What about far leftist George Soros? What about the MSM hammering away daily with their invented stories, propaganda, and lies? What about the labor unions? Property rights were taken away from the owners of GM and Chrysler and given to the labor unions as a Chicago Way payoff for their votes. What we got here is a gangster government! I can't believe the election is even close.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-07-30 11:41||
#10 @FrankG, I turned on Independence Day on TNT Sunday evening. Same thing.
Posted by lotp 2012-07-30 13:53||
#11 Nevada is a swing state
Posted by Frank G 2012-07-30 15:17||
#12 I know the real world it tough, indoor swimming arenas can be warm, humid, smell of chlorine, its a strange environment.
Perhaps the producers realized that too late when on their nice close-up of the first lady clapping for the entrance of the lady swimmers caught her snorting back some drainage. It happens, spent many hours in those places.
I do not mean to embarass the first lady, she has been doing that quite well herself, I am pointing out how staged it was, and the quality of the return on investment.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-07-30 17:00||