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A Solid Romney Win Where It Matters

conservative_one Wrote: Oct 23, 2012 9:17 AM
Obama was made to seem very small and not very Presidential. Kind of nasty too.

When analyzing who won a debate, you can look at a number of factors: Who achieved their overarchhing objective, who had the most memorable lines, who might have left behind ticking time bombs in terms of statements that will return to haunt them.  Looking at any of the three, Romney was the clear winner, and Obama the loser.

Obviously, Romney's overarching objective wasn't to score debate points on Benghazi or Syria.  It was to prove that he is competent, calm, knowledgeable and -- most emphatically -- not a warmonger.  It was to make sure he seemed presidential.  He achieved it.  By...