Sunday, April 27, 2008

Debate Tactics

"I'm digging for buried treasure...there used to be pirates, you know," says Riley, digging in the flower beds.

"Not around here though," I replied.

"Yes there were," she argued.

"Well, pirates usually liked to be near the ocean and we aren't near the ocean."

"Yes we are."

"No, not really."

"Let's just say I'm right and move on," she said.

16 comments:

  1. my god, that's brilliant! Precise, short, sound-byteish... She'll run for prezzy-dent! (and she'll get MY VOTE!!)

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  2. Please tell me she didn't do the GW head bob while smirk after she said that!

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  4. That kid is going to go places. Never, ever start the debate by accepting your opponent's premise.

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  5. Oh, man, I need to start using that line in meetings.

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  6. That kid has a future in law. Start saving for that Harvard education.

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  7. Wow! Mix Tape Girl feed me that exact line last week. It's true, brilliant minds think a like.

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  8. Ha ha ha...that phrase should be on a tee-shirt. Or a bumper sticker at least.

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  9. I hope I'm lucky enough to have a daughter just like her.

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  10. It's worked for most of my co-workers.

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  11. "Let's just say I'm right and move on,' she said."

    Such a future in politics, Riley has.

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  12. and in the debate over which battles you pick and choose among, this would be.....

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