Wait...wait just a minute! I thought Obama did poorly because of the altitude! (Thanks, Albore...)
Or, it was his "busy schedule". No, no--"It was Romney's Confusing Lies".
(Actually, Obama was awful because of...OBAMA. Period, the end. His performance was spot-on "normal" for him. He is lazy, ill-informed, and inarticulate (except when reading text prepared by others.)