Skip to comments.Romney: Best debate performance in 52 years
Posted on 10/04/2012 4:22:31 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
Mitt Romney on Wednesday night turned in the finest debate performance of any candidate of either party in the 52 years since Richard Nixon faced John F. Kennedy, with the possible exception of Ronald Reagans demolition of Jimmy Carter in 1980.
But where Reagan won with style and quips There you go again and his closing line, Are you better off now than you were four years ago? Romney crushed Obama on both substance and style.
Mitt was like a contender so keyed up by his title shot that, between rounds, he could not sit on his stool, but stood in his corner to rush out and re-engage the champ the instant the bell sounded for the next round.
Obama was mauled, with facts, figures, anecdotes, arguments, jokes, quips. A smiling Romney was on offense all night. And the presidents performance seems inexplicable.
With the split screen showing his response to Romneys swarm attacks, he appeared diffident, sullen, pouting, flustered, petulant.
Obama made no serious blunder. Yet, on the split screen, as Romney lectured him with a stern smile, Obama seemed a chastened schoolboy, head down, being instructed by a professor that if he did not get his grades up he would not be back next semester.
The verdict on the Denver encounter that Romney turned in the performance of his life and one of the most impressive in the history of presidential debates, and that the president underperformed, was outclassed and lost badly was virtually unanimous.
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Agreed. Our Congress is without the will to exercise it’s power with this jackass holding one third of it. I do despise a coward.
Ok, I am not sure you realize Romney’s positions on social issues.
They are nearly identical to obamas.
support homosexual adoption
support homosexuals in the military
They do differ on marriage on homosexuals.
We’ll see Mr. CiNO....you are one of the most CINO people on FR
RomneyCare is the intellectual basis of ObamaCare, and presumes the Government owns you.
I’m waiting for an apology. Otherwise, Mitt is an opportunist.
Not believing Romney doesn't make an Obama supporter. Obama is by far the worse choice of the two.
If you can do better then DO IT .. still plenty of time to get your name in circulation for the 2016 primaries.
I especially liked that he wanted states to figure out their own healthcare plan.
Me too. That’s as the Constitution intended, a limited federal government with the rest of the powers to the states. Yet many here don’t understand that and say Romney is a liberal.
Just a tip. I wouldn’t waste my keystrokes on that one. It’s a talking machine without an In port or an analyzer.
Why do you trust government bureaucrats so much?socialism has never worked, look at the government schools and government projects as examples. They have 12 years to teach kids something as basic as reading, geography, history,economics, basic science etc. and they can't teach even one of those subjects. Go vote for your Obama, you don't fool me.
“If Romney carries the election, so do the House and Senate. America will be restored with bills originating in the House and being passed in the Senate. Romney will sign them.”
Stop dreamin’ .
The ‘rats will filibuster EVERYTHING.
Expect to see “Wisconsin-style” tactics migrate to Washington.
There will be no honeymoon, even if the Republicans win the presidency, Senate, and hold the House. It will be a struggle from January 1st.
This bit of news, if real, might be just what pushes Bibi's GO button.
My favorite part was ‘trickle down govt’.
I have never understood why this isn’t a bigger part of conservative vernacular, and use it every time they talk about trickle down economics.
You are exactly right. As a long-time Freeper (since 99 lurking) and one who supported Gingrich but feared he'd lose, I've been shaking my head for months at the savaging of Romney in this forum. Not that they didn't have a few points, but I kept feeling that we better get real. If he's all we've got, he's all we've got. We'd rather have a successful communist dictatorship?
And I think Romney proved us both to be wise last night. It's nice to be wise once in a while.
Spoken by one who .... well, .. that's all I ever manage.
they will be opinion questions, not based on facts which is Obama’s weakness. Over the past five years we’ve come to understand that the retention and recitation of facts is not one of his skill sets.
I’m not dreaming. Dingy Harry set the “new” rule. The Senate is bound by these rules. Reconciliation will bite that whore-house rat to the wall.
Your so tired with you nonsense. All I said is that I saved your stupid posts and will use them to shove them up you butt in the future. You think you know it all....you are a joke!!!!
Agreed. Romney needs to prepare. If it's the 47%, he needs to ATTACK. The marriage/family/abortion stuff? Be UNAPOLOGETIC. He can't let "holier than thou," political correctness crap get to him.
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