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Analysis: Mitt Romney Brought
Debate to President Obama’s Soft Spots

ABC News, by Rick Klein

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/4/2012 12:45:44 AM

Mitt Romney got the debate he needed by bringing the campaign back to the recent past. Romney’s point-by-point critique of President Obama’s record was sharp, specific and sustained. He managed to steer the debate toward the central challenge of the Obama reelection campaign: the disappointment over his own unfulfilled promise. “But you’ve been president four years,” Romney said, in an unlikely zinger early in the debate, unfurled when Obama talked up his deficit plans. “We know that the path we’re taking is not working. It’s time for a new path,” Romney said as the 90 minutes drew to a close,

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ABC's Klein sees a zinger. Romney has shown exactly what 0bama's soft spots are. Just hit him with the facts and keep hitting him with them. As noted in this article: 0bama is running against his own record. Or putting it another way, 0bama is running away from himself. And those of here who have watched him since he came on the national stage know that has always been the case.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/4/2012 12:50:16 AM     (No. 8908183)

Greta just had an 0dumbo campaign spokeswoman on saying how great the President did! Did she watch the same debate?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 10/4/2012 1:23:18 AM     (No. 8908249)

It wasn't even close. Even Chris Mathews and Andrew Sullivan get it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mercedesops, 10/4/2012 1:24:18 AM     (No. 8908252)

By far the weakest debate performance since Admiral Stockdale in 1992.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: steph_gray, 10/4/2012 1:26:50 AM     (No. 8908255)

Mitt should say: "I didn't give him zingers. I just gave him the truth and he thought it was zingers."

Whap!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: binthere_dunthat, 10/4/2012 2:25:40 AM     (No. 8908323)

This debate proved that substance trumps fluff and vitriol.

However, don't lose sight of the fact that Obama still has the STUPID vote. Maybe even worse is the fact that they'll still be around even if Romney wins in a landslide.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JAN, 10/4/2012 4:10:52 AM     (No. 8908457)

The unionistas and the free phone crowd will always adore their very own empty chair guy.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Whimsy, 10/4/2012 6:42:47 AM     (No. 8908824)

In the words of the Old School; "Romney came to PLAY!"

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