Four years of foreign policy experience plus 90 minutes of nationally televised talk time equals another debate win for President Barack Obama after sparring with Gov. Mitt Romney over foreign policy and the Middle East during their third and final matchup last Monday.
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President Obama certainly was not “napping through” his second presidential debate last Tuesday night at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., but it was a rude awakening for Republican candidate Governor Mitt Romney as he was battered on socio-economics and foreign policy – the large majority of media outlets gave the night to the President.
Leading up to the Monday night showdown between the New York Jets and the Houston Texans, a lot of talk surrounded Jets’ quarterback, Mark Sanchez. Many believed that after the team’s last loss — a shutout against the San Francisco 49ers — that backup quarterback Tim Tebow was the better option at quarterback.
As election campaign sparring shifts from domestic issues to foreign policy in the wake of an attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya and subsequent assassination of it’s ambassador, heavy questions are being levied against the Obama Administration for it’s slow and mixed response – and not just from Mitt Romney.
As the election year downshifts into the final turn before the straightaway, there is no disputing that America is on the edge of its seat for the most contested part of the race. According to polls, Republican and Democratic campaigns are neck-and-neck for what is shaping up to be a photo finish, but not the winner-take-all finish both sides are expecting.