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Rivals’ gloves come off in presidential debate

Obama, Romney battle in feistier second meeting

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama spar during the second presidential debate Tuesday night at Hofstra University in Hempstead.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama spar during the second presidential debate Tuesday night at Hofstra University in Hempstead.
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An aggressive President Barack Obama accused challenger Mitt Romney of favoring a “one-point plan” to help the rich in America and playing politics with the recent deadly terrorist attack in Libya in a Tuesday night debate crackling with energy and emotion just three weeks before the election. Romney pushed back hard, saying the middle class “has been crushed over the last four years,” that 23 million Americans are struggling to find work and that the ...


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Sparkys_Dad
October 17, 2012
11:02 a.m.

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The basic lack of respect by Mr. Romney in talking down to the president and the moderator was disgusting. And I am no Obama supporter. Romney's egalitarian and elitist, plutocratic character was shining through a bit too much last night. I was disappointed in his performance. He sounded angry and it was evident that he lost it because he stormed off the stage and left Obama to schmooze the audience for an hour afterwards. What cowardice. I expected a lot more from Romney, now I just don't know.

One other thing-- Romney said the soaring cost of energy under Obama's watch is the why Obamas policies don't work. Well, the price of gas is falling & the administration will get it under $3/gallon by next week and deep-six Romney.

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