Wednesday, October 03, 2012

I was told there would be teleprompters

No contest: Romney won.  You can tell by the reaction over at MSNBC.  Legal Insurrection has a roundup of the best tweets of the night and I liked Andrew Sullivan's: "This is a rolling calamity for Obama."

Extra - More tweets from Hot Air.  Bill Maher: "Obama looks like he DOES need a teleprompter" and Chris Matthews (as quoted): "What was Romney doing?  He was WINNING!"  Oh my.

More - Charles Krauthammer: "Romney won by two touchdowns."

And more - Maggie's Farm: "Slap down."

Plus - Victor Davis Hanson "A bad night for Obama": "For so long has assumed Barack Obama has assumed that he will not face cross-examination from the media that he simply has little grasp of policy details, and in exasperation seems to look around for the accustomed helpful media crutch. But there is no such subsidy in a one-on-one debate, and only now it becomes clear just how the media the last six years have enfeebled their favorite."

This last point is in line with my prediction after "the private sector is doing fine" that Obama wouldn't have another press conference until after the election and, certainly, the laptop media wouldn't demand one.  Obama's ability to explain and defend his record has atrophied and it showed tonight.


The Sanity Inspector said...

The local paper here is puzzling over how he can claim to have given out so many tax cuts, and yet still blame The Mess I Inherited(C) on Bush's tax cuts.

Anonymous said...

What is Romney's plan?

Ryan's Path to Prosperity: 7 x 13 = 28 said...

What is on second, Who was that calling himself Mitt Romney, I Don't Know is what replaces Obamacare.

Eric said...

OMG, politics aside, I love the 7 x 13 = 28 reference!

That's DEEP Abbott & Costello.

"They look like birds flying towards telephone poles."