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The Second Debate - Post-Game

Northstars1 Wrote: Oct 17, 2012 4:12 PM
A theory for your consideration: There have been more than 50% of the electorate that would like to fire Obama. All they needed was a plausible alternative...someone they believe could be President. Along comes Romney in the first debate and hits the ball out of the park. The comparison of the two candidates was stark. Millions of voters who thought Romney was what the Obama campaign machine had portrayed him to be...rich, out of touch and clueless. Imagine their surprise when they met the real Romney! So, Romney passes the "plausible alternative" test with flying colors and the polls prove it. Debate #2 only confirmed the impressions from Debate #1. (btw...Ryan did the same) Those 50%+ will provide a near landslide.
Post-Game

Short answer: Obama rebounded strongly in this debate. Romney was prepared and did as well as he did in the first one, but Obama's performance was so much better than last time, he gets the win.

Mitt Romney got the first question (from a college student asking about the availability of a job after he graduates). He walked over to "Jeremy" and spoke directly to him. Barack Obama also walked to the student and used the answer to attack Romney on wanting to "bankrupt Detroit."

Candy Crowley busted the rules right off the bat by...