The Instigator
carlsly
Pro (for)
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The Contender
crackofdawn_Jr
Con (against)
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98 Points

Obama was a better choice for president than John McCain.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/8/2009 Category: Politics
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 1,449 times Debate No: 6451
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carlsly

Pro

He is ready to embrace change, whereas John McCain was ready to be Bush all over again, which obviously did not work. New ideas are needed.
crackofdawn_Jr

Con

I thank my opponent for accepting this debate.

My opponent must affirm that he has the responsibility of proving that Obama was the better choice for president.

My job is simply to make sure he doesn't prove that.

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Here McCain talks about he's going to change Washington. My opponent has given no proof as to him saying he'll be just like Bush, and has given no proof as to the fact that Obama is going to make change. He also hasn't proved that changing will be better.

Since my opponent has made no points and he has to prove HIS points, the first round for him was a null. Since he hasn't made any points for his side, I will not make any points for my side as they are unnecesary. My opponent must make points with "proof" in the next round for me to formally refute them and make my own.

I wish my opponent good luck.
Debate Round No. 1
carlsly

Pro

carlsly forfeited this round.
crackofdawn_Jr

Con

All previous arguments extend.

If the forfeiting continues I have won but just to make a few points I'll right a little bit here.

How do we know that Obama is the better choice for president? He hasn't done anything yet to prove this claim and there won't ever be any proof that McCain wouldn't have done better?

There's no need for further points as my opponent has made nothing to refute.

If anyone actually wants to really debate this let me know.
Debate Round No. 2
carlsly

Pro

carlsly forfeited this round.
crackofdawn_Jr

Con

All previous arguments extend.
Debate Round No. 3
carlsly

Pro

carlsly forfeited this round.
crackofdawn_Jr

Con

All previous arguments extend.
Debate Round No. 4
carlsly

Pro

carlsly forfeited this round.
crackofdawn_Jr

Con

Previous Arguments extend.

Thank you for taking the time (however little) to read this debate.
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by crackofdawn_Jr 8 years ago
crackofdawn_Jr
Hey, whoever is vote bombing me on this account (and possibly on my earlier account) can you PM me. I'd like to know why and try and talk it out.
Posted by askbob 8 years ago
askbob
Pro forfeited, therefore Con wins all categories

*Voting as a cleaner in honor of joshandr30
Posted by Logical-Master 8 years ago
Logical-Master
PRO forfeits, ergo vote vote CON in all caterogies (though vote CON in reliable sources given that CON's source goes unchallenged.
Posted by VoodooChild 8 years ago
VoodooChild
I like obama but that dude didn't do sh!t and people are still voting for him. what a bunch of bitches.
Posted by crackofdawn_Jr 8 years ago
crackofdawn_Jr
* I accepted the debate, change in "making" for "accept"
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