Obama Wins Second Debate With His Record, Not His Vision
truthdig.com — What was different in this debate from the first one was the intensity with which Obama demanded answers. Yet Obama left many questions unanswered. He spoke of opening up community college slots for students who need the education to compete in the revived manufacturing economy he envisions. But he didn’t say how he would fund these struggling schools or how he would bring more manufacturing back to America. He called for the wealthy “to pay a little bit more,” but didn’t say how much. And when Romney criticized Obama for failing to enact immigration reform in his first term, the president could not clearly explain why. Obama’s performance may have saved his campaign. But the debate, while extending over its hour and a half limit, left this viewer—and probably many others—wishing the president had given us more information and vision.