The thing speaks for itself
Obama’s rhetoric fails where his governing philosophy does

Republicans enthusiastically celebrated Mitt Romney’s victory over President Barack Obama in the first presidential debate. Commentators from across the political spectrum offered various reasons for Obama’s lackluster performance, ranging from the nature of the presidency (it surrounds its holder with yes-men; it affords little time for debate preparation) to the nature of Obama (he is too detached and abstracted; he has never faced tough opposition; he depends too much on the teleprompter).

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