Skip to comments.Obama 'believed he had BEATEN Romney' in Denver debate - after ignoring advice of top aides
Posted on 10/09/2012 8:09:20 PM PDT by ransomnote
Obama believes he'd got the better of Romney as he walked off stage to the dismay of his aides, according to a Democrat close to the campaign The President failed to prepare properly, opting instead to visit the Hoover Dam the day before the showdown Democrat claims he was so disdainful of Romney that he didn't think he needed to even engage with him Had one-liners on 47% prepared but chose not to use them
When President Barack Obama stepped off the stage in Denver last week the 60 million Americans watching the debate against Mitt Romney already knew it had been a disaster for him.
But what nobody knew, until now, was that Obama believed he had actually won.
In an extraordinary insight into the events leading up to the 90 minute showdown which changed the face of the election, a Democrat close to the Obama campaign today reveals that the President also did not take his debate preparation seriously, ignored the advice of senior aides and ignored one-liners that had been prepared to wound Romney.
Hubris: Obama's central problem was that he was so disdainful of Romney that the President, seen here boarding Air Force One in San Francisco today, didn't believe he needed to engage with him
A winning smile? Obama grins durign the debate with Romney full of confidence that he was going to win
The Democrat said that Obama's inner circle was dismayed at the 'disaster' and that he believed the central problem was that the President was so disdainful of Romney that he didn't believe he needed to engage with him.
'President Obama made it clear he wanted to be doing anything else - anything - but debate prep,' the Democrat said.
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One word - NARCISSIST!
LOL! He'll probably wake up on November 7th believing he also won the election, even though the results show the opposite.
It must suck to be a super narcissist.
Did “O” actually think that the President of the United States of America should engage a challenger to his office with ‘one liners’?
Is that all he could bring to the debate after four years in office?
“O” is a moron and WAY out of his element!
I did search before posting and nothing came up. It seems a few people hadn’t seen it and posted. No harm no foul.