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Obama aides concede
Romney won on 'style'

Politico, by Byron Tau

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/4/2012 12:30:13 AM

Obama campaign aides are conceding that Mitt Romney won the debate on "style points," but are hammering the Republican nominee over the substance of his remarks. "He wins the style points," deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter said on CNN in the aftermath of the debate. "But that's not what's been dogging his campaign. What is dogging his campaign are the policies that he doubled down on tonight." But she launched into an attack on the substance of what Romney said, saying that he had backed away from his own tax plan in Wednesday's debate "He's not being honest with

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Romney won on substance too you pack of maroons. That's why every poll has him overwhelmingly winning by at least 2 to 1. And you can't spin 0bama not being stupid. They will try but the Republicans only have to counter by replaying 0bama's poor performance to people.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: horacer, 10/4/2012 12:37:59 AM     (No. 8908137)

I smell panic. I heard that after the debate in the spin room there were numerous elected officials in support of Romney and none for Obama. Only Cutter, Pflouffe and Axelrod. Romney destroyed the Obama narrative tonight. He's not out of touch, he's not an elitist out for only the rich. The next debate is foreign and domestic policy in a town hall format. It's hosted by gallup and moderated by Crowley. The audience will be all undecideds chosen by gallup. It's Romneys chance to knock Obama out.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nimby, 10/4/2012 12:38:59 AM     (No. 8908140)

Style is what their boy has!romney had substance

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 10/4/2012 12:42:00 AM     (No. 8908149)

Decidedly, OP! Substance will win over style and both Romney and Ann have substance.

I didn't see the beginning of the debate, thank heavens, or I would have hurled over Obama's style when he talked about his 20th anniversary. Bad form, very bad form.

I don't think enough of the electorate will be fooled by Obama's spinners saying he "won on style."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: CEP, 10/4/2012 12:47:05 AM     (No. 8908171)

The democrats talking point tomorrow will be people do not want an attacker in chief but a commander in chief.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Oriton, 10/4/2012 12:47:17 AM     (No. 8908173)

obama lacked style and substance. He thought he was going to get oohs and aahs when he mentioned his and Arms' anniversary, but all he got was dead silence. It was all downhill from there.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 4Justice, 10/4/2012 12:49:09 AM     (No. 8908178)

What do you expect them to say? They are going to keep hammering the idea that Romney isn't giving enough details of how he is going to do what he says he will do.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 10/4/2012 12:58:49 AM     (No. 8908198)

Foreign policy. A 6th grader could destroy Obama on his ) lack of ) a foreign policy, just as long as he/she could spell appeasement.Only a delusional man would ever think that by kowtowwing ( SP ) to Muslim terrorists, upending decades of stable Middle Eastern Governments, sending enormous amounts of money to these Countries, fighting non-wars, having a female Secretary of State as the main contact with Muslims, and on and on would result in Democratic Governments in that part of the World. They mock us in private and in public for being spineless and
stupid. Their governments are RELIGIOUS based, not secular based, and they want all the peoples on Earth to believe as they do.
They only respect strong man and strong Countries. And lastly ,we have shown the back of our hand to Israel, one of our main allies in the World. One of the most disgraceful actions a U>S> president has ever done.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Margie, 10/4/2012 1:01:26 AM     (No. 8908203)

Barry didn't want to be there because he knows he's stuck with Michelle tonight and she's not his type. He would have lost anyway, because TOTUS wasn't there.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ccprops, 10/4/2012 1:02:23 AM     (No. 8908206)

Chris Matthews's reactions were some of the best of the evening. His head didn't actually explode, but there was a clear danger there.

Was hoping for a good performance from Mitt, but this was stellar. Time to pony up some contribution dollars.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Margie, 10/4/2012 1:04:44 AM     (No. 8908208)

Also, I would have loved it if when Barry kept asking about details of Mitt's plan, Mitt would have said, I would give you details, but you wouldn't understand them!!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: msjena, 10/4/2012 1:09:23 AM     (No. 8908219)

Funny, because I listened on the radio, and while I didn't think Obama was terrible, I thought Mitt knocked it out of the park. His command of the facts and the issues was impressive. I wanted to stand up and cheer about some of the things he said, but I couldn't because I was in my car!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/4/2012 1:36:58 AM     (No. 8908273)

What was with Zippy and the giant toothy grin when Mitt spoke ? He looked like the puppet he is..

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Hobbitmom, 10/4/2012 2:41:30 AM     (No. 8908335)

About that toothy grin, in one of his books (forget which), Barack Hussein mentioned that's the way he smiles to give white people a false sense of his likability. Whenever it shows up, it's a sign of arrogance, condescension and smugness.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: danu, 10/4/2012 4:47:34 AM     (No. 8908384)

Obiate may have won on substance....abuse.
His style was narcoleptic, or something. zzzzzz.

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