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Obama jokes about debate setback in LA swing - Daily Trail

Monday, October 08, 2012 - 01:51

Appearing at a Los Angeles fundraising concert featuring George Clooney, Katy Perry, and Stevie Wonder, President Obama seemed to concede for the first time that last week's debate in Denver had not gone his way. Meanwhile, Mitt Romney continued to try to capitalize on his post-debate momentum, this time in Florida. (October 7, 2012)

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I was also pleased that I got to ask the president some questions I know people across America have wanted to ask him and you notice answers or is not answers. The line graph showing seven point 8% unemployment when Obama takes office in January 2009. -- 23 million Americans out of work Wyatt was when he took office instead of focusing on jobs. Instead focused on obamacare that's tonight question. -- -- -- -- 2012. Lowest since he took office does this change anything -- and I think it was a significant help to the president. -- imagine it commodity point two following that debate I don't think America woke up and said hey everything's fixed. You know we feel great you can still see that economic worry is the quote the words of the great vice president -- that's been buried for four years I mean economics yeah. You've got to Washington is one thing what eighty million people finally got an unfiltered look at Mitt Romney. -- -- these are just statistics for people in Washington that's real lots and America. 31 consecutive months of positive job -- I'm not gonna take away from minutes masterful theatrical performance he did a superb acting job. I you know that. He did everything but learn tapped it. And everybody it's incredible professionals there there's such great friends and they just performed flawlessly. Night after night. I can always they're saying. It's got a better vision -- cut. Do you think this is enough to make a real difference in the election. No I don't on.

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Obama jokes about debate setback in LA swing - Daily Trail

Monday, October 08, 2012 - 01:51