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Romney's Task Tomorrow Night

alieber Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 8:13 PM
I think she is right. Obama and his minions are saying the Obama is going to be more aggressive but the venue does not seem to support that much but we will see. He will have to come back and non-angry if he hopes to do OK which may be hard and he has to watch about acting disrespectful. I have no doubt that Mitt will be respectful because he is a decent man

Townhall settings are tricky.  Questions can be off the wall, and it too often turns into a "panderfest" designed to see who can most acutely (or most demonstratively) "feel the pain" of those assembled.  In this environment, it's Governor Romney's challenge to make sure that he comes across as the decent, likable man he is, while still keeping pressure on President Obama in the same respectful but tough manner he used at their previous debate.  A few other points:

(1) We're hearing a lot about the women's vote. Women aren't turned off by a man who acts like a man (in...