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Van Jones: Romney Managed to 'Out-Obama Obama'

Happy Jake Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 9:37 AM
When you can't win on the issues, debates become hard. When you tack an inability to speak without a script in front of you on to a poor record, you're sunk. Digging through all the things George W. Bush may have done poorly, there is still one thing that he was VASTLY superior at than the current occupant of the Oval Office: W. could speak off the cuff. In fact W. looked much more comfortable ad libitum than he did with prepared speeches. Four years ago, Obama had an exagerated version of a poor Bush record to run on - equating his opponent to the man who'd been in office for the prior 8 years. He doesn't have that this year. The only record that he can point to now is his own, and it's attrocious across the board.

When even your Left-as-can-be former green jobs czar thinks you lost. Mitt Romney delivered the debate of his life last night, and this telling soundbite from Van Jones illustrates why: Romney did a better of job connecting with, and dare we suggest, empathizing with, his audience.

President Obama’s former environmental jobs czar believes his former boss lost the debate.

Van Jones, President Obama’s former special adviser for green jobs, said on CNN that the president was not ready for Wednesday night’s debate against Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

“I think he took Romney too...