Libya, Wisconsin vs. Unions, Obama vs. Shutdown: The Fix Faceoff Video Q&A

Feb 22, 2011

Chris Cillizza of The Fix judged head-to-head matchups submitted by readers that are usually, but not necessarily political.

Welcome to the Fix Faceoffs! We have a newsyshow today, with your Faceoffs queued up on Libya and the Middle East, Wisconsin, the Federal budget showdown and more. Let's begin.  

This is not a traditional Faceoff, but Ajay Gupta (@agupta20854) on Twitter asks: "My only question is what does the [U.S. government] think will happen" in Libya?

With the Arab world in turmoil, how would you describe is the world opinion of Obama's response: Positive or Negative (From John Wright)?

First of four on this the potential government shutdown: If there is a government shutdown, who would get more blame: Democrats or Republicans (From Lynda Reid in Grapevine, TX)?

If there is a government shutdown, who would get more blame: John Boehner or President Obama?

If there is a government shutdown, who would get more blame: Barack Obama or Harry Reid?

If there is a government shutdown, who would get more blame: The Tea Party or other Republicans?

First of three on Wisconsin: Who will ultimately gain the most from the Wisconsin protests: the Tea Party or the Unions? (From Matthew in Winona, MN)

Who will ultimately gain the most from the Wisconsin protests: National Republicans or National Democrats?

Whose stock is higher right now: the GOP or Unions?

Whose stock is higher right now: Dick Lugar or John Ensign? (From KYDEM in London, Kentucky)

Whose performance in the Chicago mayoral election will be bigger news today: Gery Chico or Carol Moseley Braun? (From Jason Elliot Benda in Champaign, IL)

Who would be better Senate candidate in Virginia from your perspective as a reporter and blogger: Tim Kaine or Tom Perriello? (From Marc Easter in Charlottesville, Va.)

Which city will do better at hosting a major political party convention: Charlotte or Tampa?   (From Matt Douglas in Charlotte, North Carolina)

Who is more likely to become the youngest U.S. Senate elected in 2012: Emily Cain of Maine (born March 29, 1980) or Jasper Schneider of North Dakota (born June 20, 1979)?   (From Jeff Polski in Orono, Maine)

What is a better nonfiction book: George W. Bush's "Decision Points" or Donald Rumsfeld's "Known and Unknown"? (From Steve in Richmond, VA)

What is a better nonfiction book: "Truman" or "Master of the Senate"? (From Matt Hammond in Indianapolis)

What is the better Springsteen album: Born to Run or Darkness on the Edge of Town? (From Alexis in Falls Church, Va.)

What would be the cooler sight to see: Obama Rocking the Red at a Capitals game or Obama doing the dougie with John Wall? (From Andrea in Fairfax, VA)

That's all for today. Thanks for watching and submitting great questions.

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Chris Cillizza is managing editor of PostPolitics and he writes "The Fix," a politics blog for the Washington Post.

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