Now that “the best debater since Cicero”(1) and the White House dolt who’s “won
every debate he’s ever had”(2) have finished their warmups
for tonight’s face-off, are we ready for the “naked moments”(3) live from Miami?
Will there really be any “naked moments,” instead of stock phrases and mini-stump speeches?
Doubtful. But please remember, “We’re not electing a class president or head
cheerleader.”(4) Don’t forget, “Too many wrongs do not make
him right.”(5) And watch out for the spinmeisters, who
will crown the victor according to raised or lowered expectations.
(1) Top Bush strategist Matthew Dowd’s description of John
(2) Kerry’s characterization of the prevaricating
(3) American Enterprise Institute polling expert Karlyn
Bowman’s characterization of presidential debates.
Kerry adviser Michael McCurry’s reminder to the American
(5) Straight Up’s worst nightmare.