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THE OBAMA-ROMNEY TV DEBATE – WHO WON?

Here’s some selected comment on the Obama-Romney TV debate held last night. Who won? Did Barack Obama ‘make the sale’? Did Mitt Romney ‘land the punch’? Make up your own minds by clicking on the links below.

Romney lands blows against cautious Obama CBS News

Mr. Obama, meanwhile, entered the debate with an incentive to be cautious and protect his apparent lead. And cautious he was. The president made no mention of Romney’s infamous “47 percent” comments or his rival’s record at Bain Capital, despite the fact 

The Choirboy and the Headmaster, and a Faceoff Without Fireworks New York Times

It was death by a thousand smiles: the first presidential debate, on Wednesday night, was perhaps the most genial exchange of enmity in memory. President Obama and Mitt Romney did not just spar over tax policy and deficit reduction, they fought to see who 

Obama, Romney battle over economic policies in first presidential debate Fox News

Each candidate strived throughout the 90-minute debate to appeal to the middle-class voters who likely will decide the election five weeks from now. While Romney accused Obama of pushing “trickle-down government,” Obama accused Romney of wanting to 

Presidential debate: Round One goes to Romney, by many measures Los Angeles Times

But that sense of command presence accrues more to the benefit of Romney, who remained somewhat unknown to many voters before the debate, than it does to Obama, who was already seen as likable by many voters, including many of those who don’t 

Analysis: In first presidential debate, Romney is aggressor, Obama is careful in … Washington Post

Challenger Mitt Romney used Wednesday’s debate to put President Barack Obama on the defensive on health care, jobs and other issues. The president’s reluctance to fire back harshly gave new hope to Republican partisans…

BBC: Post debate polls give it to Romney…

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