Source: The Independent


by Jerry Della Femina

October 03, 2012

A totally comfortable and confident Barack Obama easily defeated a fumbling, ill-at-ease Mitt Romney in all three of the 2012 debates.

President Obama made all the telling points and outlined his plan to bring back the economy by imposing a “fair tax” on all American families earning over $250,000 a year.

The President promised a return to five percent unemployment by 2016 as a result of his soon-to-be-successful “shovel ready” hiring program that he has been talking about since 2008.

Mitt Romney’s “Make the United States Energy Independent” plan was successfully dismissed by President Obama when he said that the Romney plan would pollute the atmosphere and lose us all our good friends in the Middle East.

Obama then scored considerable points when he outlined his “Greener Than Green” plan to finance start-up green energy companies by funding them with oil companies’ profits. He added that giving up all their profits was the “fair and patriotic” thing for the oil companies to do. He also promised that by 2015 every car on the road will be getting 85 mpg.

Wait a second, you may be saying, the debates haven’t taken place yet. How can Jerry Della Femina know how they are going to turn out?

Simple. I have a crystal ball and I looked into the present and saw all the “Who won the debate” stories that are being written now, before the first debate, by The New York Times, The Washington Post, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC.

It’s the same reason you’re still reading about Romney’s 47 percent gaffe in The New York Times, but you are not reading about Obama’s gaffe trying to minimize the recent killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya, the popular uprisings in Syria that have resulted in over 20,000 deaths and the election in Egypt of a member of the Muslim Brotherhood as “bumps in the road.”

Bumps in the road? Just imagine if Mitt Romney had said that.

Think of all the trees that would have been cut down to make enough paper so The New York Times could repeatedly say how outraged they were that Romney called a terror attack a “bump in the road.” Think of the hours of network time that would have been devoted to news anchors like Brian Williams solemnly looking out at America and pretending to examine for the umpteenth time why an “out-of-touch Romney chose to call murder a bump in the road.”

Barack Obama, with the help of the media he has in his pocket, tried to pin the murder of an American ambassador (on the day of anniversary of September 11) on a protest over a stupid movie, instead of what it was, an act of terrorism.

Just go back and re-read Brave New World or 1984 and you will understand how this works:

If you don’t say it is terrorism, than it isn’t terrorism.

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said last week that there can be no doubt that terrorists had planned and carried out the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. The New York Times did not print a single word about Mr. Panetta’s statement. Apparently it was not “All the News That Was Fit to Print.”

So how can Mitt Romney win? He can’t. Not as long as the media thinks the record of his very successful stint as the leader of Bain Capital or his last income tax filings are so, so much more important to the American people than Obama’s record with the economy for the last four years. Or the fact that we have 9.2 percent unemployment and things are not getting better, as Obama insists, but they are getting worse.

The media doesn’t care that Obama is throwing Israel under the bus. Did you read that Henry Kissinger predicts that there won’t be an Israel in 10 years?

No, you probably didn’t. It wasn’t seen as important to the media as Obama’s clowning appearance on “The View.”

So enjoy the first debate. And when it’s over and NBC’s Andrea Mitchell and the rest of the media tells you it looks like Obama won the debate, you can be sure it was a draw. But if they tell you that it was a draw, that means Romney won big. They will never, ever tell you Romney won.

Then, of course, read The New York Times on Thursday so they can tell you what your lying eyes wouldn’t admit that you saw.

Whichever the media outlet you watch, don’t get nervous if you feel something soft on your face. It’s just the wool being pulled over your eyes.

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