Team Obama Thinks Romney May Have Upper Hand In Debate
In 2008, a majority of debate watchers said Barack Obama defeated John McCain in each of their three debates.
The Obama campaign does not want voters to have high expectations of President Barack Obama when he takes the stage to debate Mitt Romney, according to The Associated Press. Obama’s team thinks the debate will present “a challenge.”
“While Mitt Romney has done 20 debates in the last year, he has not done one in four years, so there certainly is a challenge in that regard,” said Jennifer Psaki, Obama’s campaign spokeswoman.
Obama’s aides believe that Obama is not well-suited for debates, given his tendency to ramble and stray off topic during news conferences.
The President has been practicing with Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.). Kerry has been acting the part of Romney.
Romney has been honing his skills with Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio). Portman pretends to be Obama.
Three Presidential debates are scheduled for October: Oct. 3 in Denver; Oct. 16 in Hempstead, N.Y.; and Oct. 22 in Boca Raton, Fla.
The Vice-Presidential debate will be held Oct. 11 in Danville, Ky.
Bryan Nash Staff writer Bryan Nash has devoted much of his life to searching for the truth behind the lies that the masses never question. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Divinity and is the author of The Messiah's Misfits, Things Unseen and The Backpack Guide to Surviving the University. He has also been a regular contributor to the magazine Biblical Insights.
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