Originally Posted by parafly
As everyone has stated, Romney won the debate hands down.
Obama came off as unprepared and almost disinterested. Romney took full advantage of an Obama who wasn't ready for prime time. In my opinion, Obama is a shell of his former self in 2008 and Romney is clearly a much better debater than McCain.
I expect Obama to step up his game for Round 2.
In terms of content, I was very surprised that social issues were not touched at all. This definitely played to Romney's advantage.
The debates are structured, no?