Why did the left assume that Obama would do poorly?

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    The real question is why the left would concede that the Harvard educated former community activist would do poorly in the debate. Do lefties realize consciously or unconsciously that Obama is an empty suit who has been protected all his life and can't function alone without a little army of advisers and a teleprompter that puts words in his mouth? They were right anyway, 67% of viewers say that Romney won the debate.
     
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    Who the fuck is moving all the conversations we are trying to have?
     
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    Romney won the debate on style, but he lost it on substance. We shall see, but I think Republicans will not like the way this plays out over the next few weeks.
     
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    You figure you can just say stupid shit like that and get away with it?


    LOL
     
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    Of course you think he lost on substance, because you disagree with his positions.

    Keep repeating the line though, if it makes you feel better.

    Your guy lost round 1, and thats the overall perception.
     
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    Because even lefties know that he's fucked when he has to defend the indefensible without the opportunity to deflect and distract from his record of failure.
     
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    Auditor2007 admitted he wants other people to subsidize his health risk. Take his comments for what they worth. He is just another freeloader.
     
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    Both sides try to play down their candidate's performance so that expectations aren't so high that the candidate disappoints.

    In this case, obama didn't exceed lowered expectations. He was obliterated. While it is true that debates seldom affect the election, it is also true that this kind of devastation seldom occurs. I don't know that I have ever seen it before. In the Reagan Carter debate the turn around was attributed to one line, this was more than one line. This wasn't a matter of arguing over who gave the better performance. It's not arguable.

    Democrats can try to spin this any way they want but obama was destroyed.

    Can he bring it next time when the topic is foreign policy? Romney is going to batter him with his foreign policy failures. Rather than manufacturing complaints how Romney deviated from the policies democrats said he has, when he clearly doesn't, obama should be boning up on his own failures and getting some rebuttals ready.
     
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    It boils down to the left wing media's nonstop defense of the administration. We don't even know what is in the 3,000 page law that democrats passed literally in the middle of the night and lefties instinctively know that Obama ain't got a clue either and he can't defend the law that is the center of his administration. When he is up there alone without whispers in his ear or a sentence on a screen Obama can't function and they know it.
     
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    You can "LOL" all you want - the auditor is totally correct.
     

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