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Thread: First Presidential Debate thoughts and discussion

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    Romney pivoted to the middle big time in this debate, and it seemed to flummox Obama who came out prepared to attack the "primary" campaign Romney

    Lets face it if Romney have said some of the things he did tonight during the primary debate he would have been destroyed. Regulation is needed, etc.

    Obama just stayed with the script. For pure effect purposes he came out worse.
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    CBS just showed an immediate poll of undecided voters. Romney doubled his numbers with them after this debate. I guess you could say Romney "won" this debate if there is such a thing. Obama had to use his abysmal 4 year record and Roms had to use pie-in-the-sky numbers. Romney wins the debate but no matter what we all lose.
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    Don't know how many are watching CNN but they just showed a trailer for Spielberg's Lincoln movie. Man is it going to blow, and hard.
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    Tonight reminds me why i pathologically avoid television "news".

    3 "Fact Check" interruptions, and Obama has been mostly correct(tax one is "incomplete" because Romney has refused to give details). Immediately after the "fact check" interruptions: "Well, Obama just didnt look like he wanted to be there".
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheWalrus View Post
    Don't know how many are watching CNN but they just showed a trailer for Spielberg's Lincoln movie. Man is it going to blow, and hard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spesh View Post
    Tonight reminds me why i pathologically avoid television "news".

    3 "Fact Check" interruptions, and Obama has been mostly correct(tax one is "incomplete" because Romney has refused to give details). Immediately after the "fact check" interruptions: "Well, Obama just didnt look like he wanted to be there".
    Well, the analysis seems to match up with "undecided" voter impressions. Romney is up at least two to one in every one I've seen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spesh View Post
    Tonight reminds me why i pathologically avoid television "news".

    3 "Fact Check" interruptions, and Obama has been mostly correct(tax one is "incomplete" because Romney has refused to give details). Immediately after the "fact check" interruptions: "Well, Obama just didnt look like he wanted to be there".
    If you need to take one thing out of this debate, it would be that people say they want their politicians to give them the cold hard facts and to play it straight, but in reality the majority of Americans want sunshine blown up their you know what. We wonder why politicians promise us the world, well it's because that's what the people want.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JackFinfan View Post
    If you need to take one thing out of this debate, it would be that people say they want their politicians to give them the cold hard facts and to play it straight, but in reality the majority of Americans want sunshine blown up their you know what. We wonder why politicians promise us the world, well it's because that's what the people want.
    And yet these commentators will be the first to bemoan the lack of facts and how the liberal/conservative media is focusing on things that dont matter.

    Its been mentioned in this thread, the issues dont matter, demeanor is all people care about.

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    CNN poll: 67% Romney, 25% Obama. On who won.
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    I wager that Obama will come out like a smiling buffoon during the next debate to win back the "demeanor" vote...

    This debate sucked, mostly because both of them were sending out a bunch of fluff, but Romney in particular. I am waiting on the fact check to decide who won the debate. Did any of them have any flat out lies in their answers?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SkapePhin View Post
    I wager that Obama will come out like a smiling buffoon during the next debate to win back the "demeanor" vote...

    This debate sucked, mostly because both of them were sending out a bunch of fluff, but Romney in particular. I am waiting on the fact check to decide who won the debate. Did any of them have any flat out lies in their answers?
    Its being tracked down now, with "updates" but there was some false information. Stuff like Romney's insistence concerning the money out of medicare and money into green energy. Flat out lies? Cant recall anything that jumped out, but pretty exhausted and found the debate fairly uninteresting.
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