Skip to comments.Media: Romney won the debate
Posted on 10/03/2012 8:27:15 PM PDT by RobinMasters
Media outlets and personalities across the political spectrum agreed that Mitt Romney won the first presidential debate of the general election.
That wasnt a debate so much as Mitt Romney just took Obama for a cross country drive strapped to the roof of his car, The Weekly Standards Mark Hemingway tweeted. But it wasnt just conservatives saying Romney beat Obama.
What was Romney doing? He was winning! MSNBCs Chris Matthews said. Obama should watch MSNBC every night to improve his debate prep, he added.
Newsweeks Andrew Sullivan, a fervent Obama supporter, denounced his performance. He choked. He lost. He may even have lost election tonight, Sullivan tweeted.
Has Obama ever been this off his game? Vanity Fair tweeted, adding Good LORD Obama wouldnt win a student council election against a chubby nerd with that closing argument.
James Carville, a former Clinton adviser, said on CNN that it Looked like Romney wanted to be there & Obama didnt, per Laura Ingraham, who also noted that Anderson Cooper said Obama appeared rusty.
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I still maintain Obama really doesn’t care if he wins.... he has got his millions. He just wanted the money anyway.... like Clinton.
If you look at Obama’s record he never governed - he didn’t care.
The only people that care are the media and left wing nut jobs.
OFF WITH THEIR HEADS!!!
Yup. I’m under no illusions Mitt Happens is a conservative.
He has no core principles and will do and say anything to win.
I’m surprised Obama didn’t point that out to the American people tonight.
I wouldn't call Matthews mainstream media.
I could tell early on that Obama was getting whipped but the icing on the cake is the whine-fest on MSNBC, still going on (1136 pm EST). Not just Matthews who was in a panic, but Ed Schultz and him BOTH said the words “Obama was losing”. those exact words.
If Rush says Obama lost, that means nothing. He will say that no matter what. But the Obama Koolaid factory saying it signs the verdict.
Other highlights, they (MSNBC) Dem channel are blaming the moderator (typical sign of losers), Blaming the format and Saying they are mad that Obama that didn't fight back. Sounds familiar?
SMELLS LIKE LOSERS.
ABC network news post mortem was very gloomy. They tried gamely to minimize the outcome but were not convincing. It appears Romney left a mark tonight.
It was such a huge win...the Fox focus group was incredible in that many have already changed their minds and will definitely vote Romney.
Being this smashing, the media could NOT frame this as a tie as they would have.
Romney needs to keep doing this and keep in mind probably Obama will be ON HIS GAME during one of these debates. If Romney is off it even slightly, Obama could win that one.
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas- Nowhere to Run
Major internet trouble tonight during the debate. Twitter and Fark.com went down too. I would say it was a high load event and that is great for Romney if everyone was watching and talking about the debate. On the other hand, Netflix’s went down too, so it may have been an unrelated datacenter problem.
You may dislike 0bama, but dislike Romney more, don't you? You really want Romney to lose so you can say, "I told you so"? Hence, you are saddened that people of all political spectrums declared Romney the winner and increase the likelihood of him being elected.
When only a Presidential "Face Palm" will suffice.
I agree, he really doesn’t care if he wins.
CNN poll, Luntz focus group, pretty convincing case. Romney won.
The MOST PERCEPTIVE THING I READ POST-DEBATE:
This debate just PROVES that if Romney had been given FAIR treatment by the media all along, he’d be ahead of Obama by 20 points by now. When people get to see Romney without the liberal media filter beating him down, they like him way more than Obama.
Mitt was not a McCain tonight.
A no Teleprompter Obama was not good for Dems.
Yes FR seems to be overloaded. Very slow, many connection time-outs on the client side at least for me.
Either an enormous number of people are “tuning in” (always possible) or there’s a DOS attack going on (also unfortunately always possible).
I don’t think he really cares either. Wants to go live in Hawaii in that fabulous house. Saying this, I wonder how much he will prep for the next debate. Not much I imagine.
More of that??? The Dems are whining about the unfair media tonight because that is the talk of losers. Winners don't whine, they WIN. Losers whine about how it is so unfair.
I posted this a little over a week ago : For Romney to win he must act like a winner. We cant do that for him. If Romney acts like a winner and starts winning then lines of followers will form behind him. It will be headlines.
Another SOL brilliant prediction observation ( September 27, 2012 2:10:13 PM ·#130 of 136)