Great expectations undermine Obama in debate

5 October 2012

Channel Ten Breakfast

Public perception of Barack Obama as a great orator combined with a cautious approach may have undermined the President in the first debate in Denver. On the other hand says lecturer David Smith, Romney benefited immensely  from low expectations.

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