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Did Romney do enough to avoid losing all of the gains he made when Obama slept through the first debate? Without a doubt.
For keeping track of issues NOT discussed during the recently-concluded presidential debates, there was NO mention of climate change during the three presidential and one Veep debates. That’s the first time that the climate was shut out since 1988. “President Obama and Governor Romney’s failed leadership on climate this election season is beyond words,” said [...]
The loser in the bid for buzz was social media itself. Twitter and Facebook, the prime sources of instant commentary on the presidential campaign, rung up lower numbers than the record-breaking response to the first debate.
Call it debate fatigue or social media overkill.
Besides the spike in activity over Obama’s “fewer horses and bayonets” comment, Twitter came 4 million tweets short last night of breaking the record set by the first presidential debate.
Beyond the battleships and war horses, what did Barack Obama and Mitt Romney talk about in their foreign policy debate? A “word cloud” analysis of Monday night’s debate in Boca Raton reveals that the two candidates took a very different approach to persuading voters to back them on Nov. 6. Romney talked most about the [...]
Barack Obama barely had to break a sweat in the final debate of the 2012 campaign. While the social media world was abuzz with tweets about Mitt Romney’s alleged perspiration problem, a cool, calculating Obama portrayed his Republican presidential challenger as an inconstant opportunist in a constantly dangerous world. The Democratic incumbent painted the former [...]
President Obama brought his skills from the basketball court to this foreign policy debate with Republican Mitt Romney, combining a driving attack with the ability to pivot back to domestic issues like education. Romney managed to agree with his opponent, at least on policy toward Afghanistan and Pakistan and Libya, more than any presidential debate [...]
Before Monday’s final presidential debate, we outlined five things that President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney needed to accomplish at the Lynn University event. Here’s a report card grading their efforts.