Presidential Debate #1 – Obama got Buried

Presidential Debate Oct 3, 2012.. Romey beats Obama

Presidential Debate Oct 3, 2012.. Romey beats ObamaObama is LackLuster and Gets Buried by Romney

Last nights debate focusing on the economy, jobs, and the role of government was clearly won by Mitt Romney the Republican challenger to Barack Obama.  All of the polling has indicated that Romney won by a 2 to 1 margin.

As sited in Fox News..

” Joe Trippi, a Fox News contributor and a former campaign manager for Democrat Howard Dean, suggested Obama gave the kind of underwhelming performance he has seen in previous debates.

“This is the guy who showed up,” Trippi said. “He didn’t enjoy it.”

I though Romney won and Romney won big,” said Charles Krauthammer, a conservative columnist and Fox News contributor. “He won by two touchdowns.”

Bill Maher, a liberal comedian and TV host who supports Obama, tweeted: “Obama’s not looking like he came for a job interview, Romney so far does.”
Nate Silver, an election-race handicapper who writes the closely watched FiveThirtyEight politcal blog for the New York Tines, wrote: “I’d be surprised if tonight didn’t move the head to head polls some (in Romney’s direction.)”
Even so, the president indeed made several key points and appeared to spring into life as the debate got going, hammering Romney for what he considered a lack of specifics on economic plans – include how Romney would replace the president’s signature health-care law, now popularly called ObamaCare even by the president himself.
Team Obama told reporters in Denver after the debate, “

“I though Romney won and Romney won big,” said Charles Krauthammer, a conservative columnist and Fox News contributor. “He won by two touchdowns.”

Bill Maher, a liberal comedian and TV host who supports Obama, tweeted: “Obama’s not looking like he came for a job interview, Romney so far does.”

Nate Silver, an election-race handicapper who writes the closely watched FiveThirtyEight politcal blog for the New York Tines, wrote: “I’d be surprised if tonight didn’t move the head to head polls some (in Romney’s direction.)”

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