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And the Winner is…

stage and walking up close to the audience and at one point shaking the hand of an audience member…He also steered the subject toward his favorite issues, no matter the question.

The New York Times: Neither candidate was selling morning in America. At times it seemed more like a competition to see who could paint the gloaming in the least unsettling hues. By and large, both Obama and McCain stuck to their tried and true attacks on their rival. Obama cast McCain as a clone of the current president whose judgment on domestic and foreign affairs had been wrong time and time again. McCain painted Obama as a liberal who wants to raise taxes and increase spending in the midst of an economic crisis.

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