Thursday, October 4, 2012

First Presidential Debate Recap

All the talking heads are weighing in, and the consensus is clear - Romney won last night.  Won big. 

But more than that, Obama lost.  He was beaten at his own game of oratory, cool, air, presence, and intelligence.  It was such an across the board, unmitigated failure that it had even staunch leftys like Chris Matthews with nothing good to say:

Polling coming out of the debates shows the effect.  If independents move off of their position long-term based on this performance, momentum in the election will shift.

There is a lot of time between now and election day.  A lot can happen.  But based on how things were coming together, Romney needed to deliver a win.  What he delivered, instead, was an old school beat-down.

Let the games begin...

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