Thu Oct 4, 2012, 02:03 PM
David Zephyr (22,732 posts)
Chill Out. That "Debate" Will Not Make Americans Fall in Love With Mitt Romney
President Obama showed dignity and grace last night, something required when you hold the highest office in the land.
President Obama did not make a single mistake.
President Obama was resolute when required without theatrics. He was what Americans like about him: No drama Obama.
President Obama did not let any of Mitt's newly "invented" positions slip by without a challenge.
And here's the bottom line, which is all that matters:
Seniors are not going to suddenly now trust Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan with their Medicare and Social Security because of a debate. Ain't gonna happen. They are on to him.
Women are not going to suddenly now trust Mitt Romney as their new "champion". They've long had this faker's game.
African-Americans are not going to suddenly become bedazzled by the phony, Romney. They have the best bull-shit radars in America.
Latinos are not suddenly going to rally to Mitt Romney who wants their family members to "self-deport" and is heartlessly against the Dream Act for Latino children and who has said that "Arizona's law is the model for America". No debate will erase that.
The millions who have been outsourced, downsized by slick, men of privilege in thousand dollar suits have not suddenly forgotten that the man on that stage last night flapping his hands is the same man who says he "I enjoy firing people" and looks just the person that cost them their jobs and their livelihoods.
The millions of those underwater on their homes will not be smitten by Mitt Romney's smooth talking. They painfully know it was Wall Street fat cats like Mitt Romney that caused the Great Recession. President Obama hung that all over Romney last night.
Our fellow Americans who are sick, those with pre-existing health conditions, disabled or with kids on their insurance plans will now not suddenly believe this guy who etch-a-sketched right before their eyes last night promising them he's a changed man.
LGBT Americans and their families are not suddenly going to be wowed by talking heads that Mitt Romney "won" a debate and then go out to vote for a man who opposes even civil unions for them, who opposed their serving openly with dignity in the Armed Forces, who opposed adding LGBT Americans to the federal hate crimes act. There's no new love this morning for Mitt Romney.
Working class men and women, be they red, yellow, black or white, mixed, straight, gay, old or young will not suddenly now see Mitt Romney as the answer to job creation in America. They know that men like him are not the solution, they are the problem.
Listen, Mitt Romney did not move any goddamned so-called needle with the electorate last night one bit. Romney looked just like the snake-oil salesman he is and he did what snake-oil salesmen do: They lie and they lie a lot. But he subliminally telegraphed a message about himself to country: he's not to be trusted.
The American People know President Obama and have watched his quiet, steady hand and his great heart for four years. And they know his demeanor and they trust him in the White House. They do.
Barack Obama won the debate in the quiet battle for TRUST in the hearts and minds. And he didn't win all of that trust in a 90-minute debate last night, he's won and earned that trust over the last four hard years of cleaning up the financial wreck and two wars created by Mitt Romney's party. Americans will not forget that. They know that President Obama is on their side.
President Obama did not need to lower himself and get nasty with the con-artist that stood next to him.
Stop the second-guessing. Hold your heads up high this morning. The American People are going to re-elect President Obama in November. Why? Because they trust him. That's why.
Stand with President Obama in your hearts, mind and with words. I do so with pride, respect, gratitude and love for this man.
President Barack Obama won the debate.
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