Skip to comments.In second debate,Obama faces challenges on key issues(ya think?)
Posted on 10/14/2012 3:58:55 PM PDT by mdittmar
(Reuters) - Losing ground to Republican Mitt Romney on a host of issues, President Barack Obama faces a serious challenge to put his re-election bid back on track when the two men face off on Tuesday in their second debate.
Obama's passive performance in their first debate two weeks ago and Romney's subsequent surge have raised expectations for a more fiery encounter at New York's Hofstra University.
The Democratic president's team has been encouraged by the feisty performance of Vice President Joe Biden last week in his debate against Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan.
Now, with Romney having virtually erased Obama's lead in national polls just three weeks before the November 6 election, Obama is hoping to take advantage of the town hall-style format in Tuesday's debate to make a direct pitch to voters.
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After Joey Buffoon’s laughfest the other night, I’m looking for a lot of cheap shots from Barry. Smartass stuff.
“The Democratic president’s team has been encouraged by the feisty performance of Vice President Joe Biden”
Please, Obama, copy Biden. And Gore!
I cannot imagine The One laughing like a loon and constantly interrupting. I might even watch. Maybe he’ll try to invade Mitt’s personal space!
1) Numerous interruptions and breaking of debate rules.
2) An attempt by Obana to overwhelm Mitt with accusations, many brand new, and all ABSOLUTELY false.
3) A return of the infamous middle finger along the jaw (the F*** YOU gesture).
4) Answering any charge made by Mitt Romney, not with an answer, but an ignoring of the question and five counter-charges.
Expect a million interruptions by ZERO, exceeding his alloted time EVERY time, and calling Romney a “Honkie” everytime Romney opens his mouth!!!
after interviewing rats, commies and psycho’s, biden was declared the winner of the debate, but even the psycho’s had problems with the blowhard’s antics.
bttt - good list
I’ll bet you’re right. He watched Joey Buffoon get away with all of the interruptions. He’ll use the same tactic Tuesday night. Like Joey, he’ll take control of the debate as quickly as he can and the moderator won’t do anything about it. I think the “debate commission” could have done a little better job picking the moderators.
"We didn't land on Plymouth Rock..."
1) More good ‘ol Saul Alinsky, nothing much more.
2) Insistence that Romney has zero experience at foreign policy
3) Insistence that Romney’s ideas on foreign policy (i.e. graduated intimidation on Iran) won’t work
4) Insistence that Romney is a mass murderer like Bush.
5) Insistence that Bain Capital victimizes businesses
Obama has plenty of attacks, but Romney knows enough about himself to pretty much turn it into a question for Obama to answer. (remember how Obama wasted bailout money which he could have paid the salaries of two million teachers?)
Romney’s also not done unloading his bailout info either, prepare to hear some more of that.
Will Romney get questions designed to make him look bad? I don't think that is possible when you contrast Romney against Obama. I believe Romney will come out on top.
Still fun to watch,not often ya get to see a debate with a socialist.
Kind of a stunning headline, you know? How long ago would it have automatically been “In second debate, ROMNEY faces challenges on key issues” ?
That said, I'm pretty confident that Romney is prepared and ready for it.
1365 days AFTER INAUGURATION, in the second Debate of the 2012 Election, “Obama faces challenges on key issues”...
How about his HORRIBLE record on the economy?
Bush spoke some Spanish. Bill Clinton could “French”.
Also, from all of that “outsourcing” Romney did. That would give him plenty of international experience. /sarc
Challenging questions like what is his golf handicap?
We should all be Tweeting to @BarackObama things like:
@BarackObama needs to get in Mitt Romney’s face
@BarackObama needs to show the country that he is the smartest man in the room by laughing at Romney and the people in the audience asking the questions.
@BarackObama needs to do a lot of yelling
It’s encouraging that the left still thinks Biden did well. Obama will try some of the same and only then will he learn what the rest of the country thinks of it. It a week MSM will be complaining about teflon Romney.
@BarackObama I will vote for him if he drops an F bomb on Romney
You may be right. This debate will probably not get as many viewers like the first one.
Considering the audience and questions will be pre-screened...NO, I do NOT think Zer0 will be challenged.
Maybe Obama will get penetrating questions about his favorite color, what he likes for breakfast, what is his favorite animal, etc.
Terrible format ...The moderator will be forwarding and commenting on questions from the sudience...
“Boxers or briefs?”
Anyone want to speculate on what horror story about Obama Drudge is going to post tomorrow night to try and spook Obama before the debate? Like he did for Newt, Rick, Obama and Biden before...
Out of a hundred questions offered by citizens and audience and professionals, they'll chose the 6 or 7 questions they ( liberal members of the press) would have asked anyhow. The only difference is the questions will have a 'folksy' feel to them. But they'll deal with abortion - something the public puts at the bottom of their lists - but an issue dem operatives put at he top of their lists...
Which way will the moderator jump? Oh God I wish we could place bets on the MSM... after much thought and soul searching - they they they choose to help the dem. What a hoot. They could save time dropping the pretense of all that soul searching and just jump to where they always land... biased favoring dems.