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Entries by Michael Russnow from 10/2012

From Amsterdam at 3 AM, I Watched the First Presidential Debate: Obama Better Do Better Next Time

| Posted 10.04.2012 | Media

Do I trust that the majority of Americans carefully listened to what was said, rather than how it was delivered? Sadly, I don't, and have to hope that the president is holding his best for the next two debates.

It Looked Like Biden Blew Ryan Away, So Why Did the Media Let Ryan's Misstatements Slide?

| Posted 10.12.2012 | Media

Is it just that the media is so bent on keeping this election a horse race to induce interest and thus increase their ratings that they will say anything to keep one side from getting too far ahead?

From Paris, Obama Scored and Romney Was Clearly Overmatched

| Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

From Paris, no coffee this time, but I did manage to stay up to watch the second presidential debate, beginning at 3 a.m. Unlike the first one watched in Amsterdam, the president was alert, prepared and seemed to leave Romney mystified at moments.

The Fourth Debate: Barack Obama Gives Mitt Romney a Seminar on How to Be Presidential

| Posted 10.23.2012 | Media

Through it all, and no matter what Romney tossed at Obama the president respectfully but forcefully threw it back, indicating that what had been said wasn't true and that Romney was all over the map in his pronouncements.