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View Diary: I Understand the Media, but Democrats? What is Their Reasoning? (28 comments)

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  •  they did make sense. Do you think the public (0+ / 0-)

    are a bunch of wonks?  Do you think fact-checkers have an audience other than...say...us and our counterparts on the right?

    Look--if a used car salesman sells cars, you can't go around saying 'well,  he wasn't honest, so the cars weren't really sold'.

    He skipped specifics--but he sold the idea.   For this kind of 'debate', which isn't really a classic 'debate', it was a win.

    •  Ok, I understand, Romney sold you the idea. (0+ / 0-)
      •  er..no. Romney sold the public on style, which (0+ / 0-)

        is why the public sees it as a victory.  Public perception is what matters in this style of debate, unfortunately.  What I know to be the actual truth really doesn't make a damn bit of difference.

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