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Oh My: The Brutal Post-Debate Focus Group

Ken2896 Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 1:53 PM
Obama lost the debate because his policies haven't helped the economy, not because of style points or he was tired. It's a failed presidency. Unemployment vs. ObamaCare, and he chose ObamaCare. The Economy vs. Socialized healthcare and he chose socialized healthcare - - which ironically is yet one more thing serving to hold the economy back.

The only focus group you really needed to get the gist of how this debate turned out was the circus on MSNBC after it ended.  The anchors ranged from morose to unhinged.  But what about the rest of America?  I flagged a few nuggets from the network's insta-polls last night, but let's circle back, shall we?  First up is CNN, which polled 430 American adults (not likely, or even registered, voters) with a D+4 sample.  So the deck was somewhat stacked to begin with.  And yet:

- 67 percent said Romney won the debate, 25 percent...