23
Oct

The final debate: Romney brings peace and foreign aid to Middle East

It may surprise you and even annoy you, but the campaign for 2012 which started somewhere in 2007 is still going on, at least for another two weeks. To help out all those undecided voters across the country make their final choice, Governor Romney and President Obama duked it out one last time in the fourth and final debate of this campaign. All that’s left now is to, you know, run attack adds in swing states and line up lawyers for November 6.

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20
Oct

Evasions, interruptions and fact-checking dominate third debate

As everyone was gearing up for the third debate of this election season, and the second between Obama and Romney, the goals were clear. Obama had to come out fighting, defend his record and call out Romney. The governor on the other hand, who saw his poling numbers rise after the first debate, could really use another win to further close the gap between him and the president.

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13
Oct

Second debate serves up rehashed republican talking points

Another week, another debate. This time Vice President Joe Biden, and Vice-Presidential candidate Paul Ryan got a chance to battle it out.

With Biden’s track record and certainly after last week’s less than stellar performance by President Obama, one would have expected to see more fire in this debate. And certainly, fire is what we got.

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04
Oct

Dems in disarray, Obama’s weak performance in first presidential debate

In the run-up to the first (official) presidential debate of the 2012, I couldn’t help but be reminded of this line out of the mock vp-debate Saturday Night Live showed four years ago:

“Due to the historically low expectations for Gov. Palin, were she simply to do an adequate job tonight, at no point cry, faint, run out of the building or vomit, you should consider the debate a tie.”

President Obama didn’t faint, run out of the building, vomit or cry (at least not on stage), but I’m sure plenty of Obama supporters will have. From the too rehearsed, unnatural intro that Obama delivered, to his final lackluster statement, the debate went almost entirely Romney’s way.

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