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2012 Presidential debates
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6:25 PM PT:
Romney interrupts, then says "give me a chance. I'm still speaking." #debate
@ebertchicago via SocialOomph

6:26 PM PT: Romney now once again claiming he doesn't plan to cut taxes on the rich. But as he said earlier this year: he plans on cutting taxes on everybody by 20 percent — including the top 1 percent.

6:26 PM PT: Romney says not being taxed on investment income "makes life a lot easier." I guess he would know.

6:27 PM PT:
Is it just me or does Romney seem like an asshole tonight?
@jonathanalter via Twitter for iPhone

6:29 PM PT: Obama is so much more credible explaining his position on taxes. Says Romney and his congressional allies are holding tax breaks on income under $250K hostage, but that he wants to extend them. And return upper income rates to Clinton era.

6:29 PM PT: Obama blasts Romney for saying he thinks its fair that he (Romney) pays a lower tax rate than people making $50,000. I wonder if Romney will be dumb enough to try to rebut Obama.

6:30 PM PT: Obama is getting stronger as the debate goes on.

6:30 PM PT:
If this Obama had showed up at the first debate, we could have been watching the baseball game right now.
@tbogg via web

6:31 PM PT: Romney needs to explain how he can cut taxes without reducing revenue but simultaneously claim that by cutting taxes he's leaving more money in the hands of "job creators."

6:32 PM PT (Kaili Joy Gray): New thread here.


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