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This post is political in nature. I tried to get these quotes as they were being said, but they may not be entirely exact. Forgive that, and if you don’t want to get into politics, don’t keep reading!
Senator Biden, “And that’s a bridge to nowhere. . .” referring to how Sen McCain’s health insurance plan would work.
Gov Palin, “I’ve only been at this 5 weeks, so I haven’t promised a whole lot.” in response to the question about what campaign promises would suffer from the bailout plan.
Sen Biden said something to the effect of, “Barack Obama voted for the clean energy bill and you supported it too, now see if you can convince John to support it as well.”
Gov Palin, “. . .how are we going to get there to positively affect the impacts” What?!? Do you understand that sentence?
Gov Palin, “Let me clear this up, it’s ‘drill, baby, drill’ chanted at our rallies. . .” Ah, are that many Americans really chanting this? Oy, if so, I feel so out of touch.
Sen Biden, “Ma’am, with all due respect, I didn’t hear a plan.” in response to Gov Palin’s answer to the question about a plan for an exit strategy in Iraq.
Gov Palin, “Nucular weapons” um, it’s nuclear.
Gov Palin winked at us! (around 10:09pm)
Gov Palin, “She’s been a teacher for over 30 years, and God Bless her, her reward is in heaven.” (referring to Sen Biden’s wife)
Sen Biden, “With No Child Left Behind the child was left behind because the money was left behind!”
Sen Biden, “Vice President Cheney is probably the most dangerous vice president in American history.”
Sen Biden, “I understand what it’s like to have a child and think he’s not going to make it.” He choked up when saying this because he did experience this.
Sen Biden, “Maverick he is not on the issues that matter to people.” commenting on Sen McCain’s label as a maverick.
Sen Biden, “This is the most important election of your life.”
Gwen Ifel to Sen Biden after the debate was over and they were shaking hands, “You did great.”
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We just finished watching the debate and are listening to the aftermath on PBS. Very interesting. Did you have any moments in the debate that stood out for you?