The first presidential debate had Big Bird, the second has binders full of women.
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney engaged in a pushy, interruption-filled encounter at the town hall-style event at Hofstra University in Hempstead, making charges and countercharges that the other guy wasn’t telling the truth.
The post-debate headline from factcheck.org was “Obama And Romney Continue False, Misleading Attacks In Second Debate.”
The debate results are much less lopsided than the first debate, but Obama’s failed promises of the past four years which were clearly expressed by Romney dictate that Obama couldn’t win the debate. Romney won again.
In an evening full of complaining about time and interrupting the moderator and the president, Romney truly brought the concept of The Jerk to life last night.
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney said during the second presidential debate Tuesday that he has a five-point plan to create 12 million jobs, but President Barack Obama dismissed it all as a “one-point plan” that consists of protecting “those at the top.”
It was undecided voters asking the questions in the town hall-style debate Tuesday night, and CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider watched the candidates’ answers with an undecided family from Bethpage, Long Island.
Well before Tuesday’s toe-to-toe debate that CBS News’ Scott Pelley called the most rancorous ever, a political frenzy took over at the Hofstra University student center.
No matter who comes out on top tonight on stage at Hofstra University, one local lodging place is already a winner.
If given the opportunity to ask either candidate a question this evening, what would it be?
Tuesday night marks the second presidential election in a row that features Hofstra University hosting a pivotal debate, and Long Islanders are the ones actually asking the questions.
Romney so misrepresented his record in Denver that it will be hard for the former Massachusetts Governor to walk it back tonight because Romney will be lying about his record to a room full of voters.
Much like the first debate, GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney will win the second debate as well but on a much smaller scale. The reasons for the second win in a row will be quite different on the surface but will be much the same beneath the surface.
Hofstra will be center stage for the second presidential debate this election year when President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney go at it inside the university’s Mack Sports Complex on Tuesday night.
The vice presidential candidates were back on the campaign trail Friday following there sometimes “rock ’em, sock ‘em” debate on Thursday night.