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Presidential debate:
Round One goes to Romney,
by many measures

Los Angeles Times, by James Rainey

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 10/4/2012 12:55:06 AM

Americans might have been surprised by their reintroduction to Mitt Romney and President Obama in Wednesday night’s first debate. For months they had been hearing about Romney, the heartless capitalist, and Obama, the unapologetic socialist. The two men who discussed the future of the country for an hour and a half in prime-time television looked nothing like those caricatures that have been presented by ideologues. Both men came across as reasonable, competent and, yes, presidential. But that sense of command presence accrues more to the benefit of Romney,

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Grudging praise from partisan hack Rainey.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Chiller, 10/4/2012 1:15:37 AM     (No. 8908225)

Oh please Mr Rainey. Obie was not competent or presidential. Car wreck...I wanted to turn away

I can't imagine him showing up for round two and three.

Mitt, on the other hand, is demonstrating his passion for saving this great and unique country

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ledwith, 10/4/2012 1:15:59 AM     (No. 8908227)

President Obama did not come off as competent nor did he look remotely Presidential. He looked ill at ease, spoke in an incoherent flailing manner, rehashed campaign talking points in a halting manner (no teleprompter), did not listen to what Romney said, and smirked, looked downcast, and defeated when shown on split screen with Romney talking. This writer, like many Obama supporters, is crushed. Crushed but still trying to defend the indefensible.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 10/4/2012 1:19:42 AM     (No. 8908236)

Very telling when these guys were asked about the role of the federal government: R immediately mentioned the limits imposed by the constitution, while O rambled on and on about more teachers and green jobs.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TangerineDream, 10/4/2012 2:02:08 AM     (No. 8908307)

Round One goes to Romney. Round Two and Three will as well. And the VP debate? Biden should run far away...as far and as fast as he can. This was a very good night


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Reply 5 - Posted by: KTWO, 10/4/2012 2:10:05 AM     (No. 8908313)

Not so much from this article but I think the official spin line is becoming clear.

1) Romney was overly aggressive, just short of mean, and the inept Lehrer let him get away with it.

2) Obama tried to be nice and discuss issues. But mean little Georgie just lying and lying and lying.

By noon tomorrow we will know if that is the standard spin about the debate.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: CEP, 10/4/2012 3:13:00 AM     (No. 8908355)

#5 I hik they will be saying, the public doesn't want an aggressor in chief, hey want a commander in chief. Heard one of Obama's lackeys use that phrase.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 10/4/2012 4:46:12 AM     (No. 8908382)

Don't waste your time reading anything by James Rainey. 100% partisan democrat hack. In spite of what he saw last night, he will do all in his power to get people to vote for Zero and that's the lever he himself will pull.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rochow, 10/4/2012 6:27:02 PM     (No. 8910386)

Rainey? Another aptly named lefty like the Blow guy? Me thinks that is so!Don't bother reading or your blood pressure will go up!

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