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I woke up in front of TV mid way through the night and had some amusing thoughts about the debate mostly thanks to Romney, and shaking my head at the brlliance of the President.  Let's see what the pundits are missing but I think will be picked up as we get further from the main event.  My initial impression on the debate performances was Romney more aggressive with lies, Obama too laid back with the truth. To me Romney helped clarify....

how Obama will address the fiscal challenges of the federal government. Ask yourself this, based on the debate do you know how Romney is going to reduce the debt? He's giving everyone a pony, no defense, tax, education or medicare cuts, some loopholes and reduce NPR's budget (bye bye Big Bird). Do you know how Obama will reduce debt? Cut defense budget, raise taxes, invest in education, extend healthcare, bring better deliveries and efficiencies to the healthcare system. Romney did a lot to show how Obama is a better fiscal hawk and caring leader than he. Oh and Romeny also let it be known that Obama has and want to invest in renewable energy.  Thanks Mitt, I'm sure swing voters--think Nevada and Iowa--must be loving this.  Also, the cuts to Medicare which Obama makes but Romney says he will return, will have seniors thinking--who has a group have frequent doctor visits--but I don't have to pay more out of pocket expense for my visits or treatments and I received a check towards my prescription drugs, and I now have covered well visits. Forget the fact checkers these are things voters can assess based on their real live experience.

But what I truely appreciate is Obama not mentioning the 47% video. Consider if he had. The media would have sound bites to replay over and over again. Romney may have given an answer that would be consider "good" and/or make it appear his comments were similar to the old Obama "bitter and guns" tape.  You see by not mentioning the 47% video there are no sound bites to reduce the impact of the Obama TV Ads using Romney's comments.  So the Obama campaign can go on airing the ads leaving their full impact in its wake, and without any sound bite from the debate, the Romney campaign has nothing to help counter the affect of the Obama Ads. Love it!!!!

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