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Top Headline Comments 10-4-12 | Main | Post-Debate Pictures
October 04, 2012

NYT: Okay, We'll Call It a Draw

No, really.

Wary of split screens on CNN and other networks, Mr. Romney managed, despite a dry throat and some rapid blinking, to keep a choirboy smile pasted on his face while Mr. Obama spoke; Mr. Obama was quicker to drop his bonhomie and adopt the look of a long-suffering headmaster enduring the excuses of a bright student he is going to expel.


If anything, these confrontations look more like a dispute in couples therapy: neither partner can really win, but either one could get rattled and blurt out something unforgivable.

George Stephanopolous declared the Democrat the winner in eight of the nine debates he "analyzed" as a "journalist."

Now, Newsbusters credits him with breaking this streak.

No, Newsbusters. You are too charitable. He in fact refuses to say Romney won, and changes the question from "Who won?" to "Did Romney do enough to seriously change the race?" -- a question he seems to think is answered in the negative.

So, yes, he understands Romney won, but he's not saying so. He's just saying Romney didn't do enough to really help himself.

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