Obama Versus Romney, Round Two: Who Won This Debate?
President Obama and Mitt Romney engaged in an event last night that was billed as a "debate," and given the nature of the so-called "debate," somebody's got to be the winner.
According to the apparent mainstream media consensus, Obama won the debate, to tie the debate record at 1-1.
We call the debate a "debate" because there was a severe lack of actual debating going on, although there were some spicy moments in last night's forum.
Perhaps the most controversial moment of the debate is when Romney accused Obama of waiting a few weeks before calling the attack on the Benghazi, Libya consulate an act of "terror."
CNN moderator Candy Crowley decided to butt in at that point, and note that Obama called it an act of "terror" the day after the attack. Post-debate, there seemed like there was a memo passed around Fox News mandating that everyone have an absolute freak-out about this, and you can read that side of the story here.
As for the non-important debate happenings, Obama said Romney's is bigger than his -- Romney's pension, that is.
So, if you watched the debate -- hell, even if you didn't watch it -- who "won"?
Cast your vote below:
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