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Why the Debate has Legs

Brigand Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 6:43 PM
Also required reading on the debate: Mitt Romney: Conservative Trojan Horse or Political Chameleon?;
badgerpat Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 1:03 PM
There's a third option, Brigand. Mitt Romney - President-elect.
The Twitterverse was all, well, a-twitter Monday afternoon when the Pew Research Center for The People & The Press released the result of its national poll that had been in the field post-debate.

The poll showed that among likely voters, Mitt Romney was leading Barack Obama by four percentage points: 49-45.

For the past 36 hours pundits, reporters, and analysts have been poring over the 39 page report, picking out the things that they have found most dramatic.

-- Nearly half of the people who identified themselves as "middle class" now see Romney's policies helping them. He...