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A Solid Romney Win Where It Matters

doug3694 Wrote: Oct 23, 2012 12:34 AM
Obama looked like a beaten old man to me. Those drugs catch up with you in your 50s.

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...