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LIVE OPEN THREAD: The Final Debate

SON_of_PERDITION Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 10:01 PM
When countries don’t prioritize, they begin to lose credibility. And as the credibility of American power declines, so does its diplomatic leverage. To maintain the image of power, the United States continues heavy defense spending.

Round three: Barack Obama v. Mitt Romney.  Tonight, non-stop foreign policy for 90 minutes.  Enough to hold American voters' attention, even in a economy-focused election year?  And in direct competition with Monday Night Football and game seven of the NLCS?  We shall see, but my suspicion is that tonight can only be a game-changer if one of two things happens: (1) Romney soundly defeats Obama -- which could prove a fatal blow to the president's re-election prospects -- or (2) Romney gaffes royally, raising questions about his suitability to be Commander-in-Chief.  The Republican nominee needs to show himself to...