Wednesday, October 17, 2012

UK: Obama regains in debate

The Guardian

Obama regains the initiative to win second presidential debate

President more confident and combative, with Mitt Romney committing a series of gaffes over Benghazi attack and women

Barack Obama secured the comeback he desperately needed in the second presidential debate against Mitt Romney, finishing the night on top after a series of fierce clashes in which the two made no attempt to hide the extent of their personal hostility.

At one point in the 90-minute debate, watched by tens of millions of Americans, the two squared off, only a few feet apart, talking over one another, jabbing fingers at one another and accusing each other of lying.

Deriding Romney for what the Obama campaign sees as a belated shift to the centre, Obama portrayed him as more extreme than George W Bush on social issues, particularly women's rights.

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