Did the third and final debate between Presidentand Gov. prove their differences or just confirm they are more alike than they've been trying so desperately to deny? Was it really a debate or an opportunity to settle the fact they agree on many points and would behave similarly in the Middle East by spending America's money there rather than at home?
Twitter lit up as usual during the debate, and people's tweets seem to reveal the answers:
@libertarianlwyr What a fascinating drone discussion that was. Romney: I agree with the president and applaud him!
@iriemyhre This isn't a debate, where is the opposing argument?
@RichLowry how many times has romney said the president is right tonight? i thought he shld try to be a little above the fray, but this is a bit much.
What about that 47% to 47% poll with both candidates going into this debate basically tied? Hmmm, this appears like a reflection in a mirror, as if they really are twins. They do appear more alike than they are different. After all, several times tonight Romney agreed with Obama's foreign policy.
Moderatoroften brought the questions back to foreign policy, but a few times the candidates tried to revert to the economy and the need for jobs. But wait! How can the American economy improve with such a huge military budget that both plan to keep in place?
Again a tweeter came up with an interesting statement to perhaps answer that question:
@jillstein2012 "The numbers just don't add up - we cannot continue to pay trillions of $$ on a bloated military budget without making sacrifices at home."
Irony stalks Mitt Romney and Barack Obama as they continue to argue over who could bring more jobs to the U.S. economy, but yet admit they would both spend money that America does not have on keeping the military in other countries. Who is printing all this money--where does the money come from?
Perhaps the rather controversial head of the Nation of Islam,, has some points to ponder.
On Sunday, speaking at his Chicago mosque, he rose up against both Obama and Romney for their low priorities toward slashing the national debt, and instead gave honors tofor proposing to cut spending to Israel, Social Security, Medicare and slash a huge amount by bringing the troops home. With many vowing to write in the Texas congressman for President of the United States on their ballots, it will be interesting to hear the final outcome Nov. 6, but not so interesting if something doesn't change...
Twitter continues after the debates with:
Cdm94 I feel like everyone has just jumped onto the whole Ron Paul band wagon. WHERE WERE YOU DURING THE PRIMARIES HMMMMM?!
rickschott Well, I'm a decided voter. Still voting for Ron Paul.
YouLoveBares White people blindly follow Romney, black people blindly follow Obama, but we all should vote for Ron Paul as a unified nation.
mehdirhasan I would have paid any money to have Ron Paul take part in last night's foreign affairs 'debate'....
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