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Romney's Task Tomorrow Night

alieber Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 6:44 AM
I wonder how Mr. Romney will have to change the trajectory with Secretary Clinton wrongly taking rap for President Obama for the Libya mess. How convenient. If I were her I would not have done it because the buck stops with President and the coverup is still President Obama's responsibility. I hope Mr. Romney will show empathy as he is a little shy and reserved but this will be crucial, but Mr. Obama has called Mr. Romney a liar on the stump and I wonder if he will restrain from saying that to the guy's face. Mitt will dismiss it and say what he is going to do and do it with tact without attacking, but Obama will attack because he feels he has to make up lost ground

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...