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Ahead of our nonstop Fox Business coverage of these debates I've been reading up on the in Baghdad debates and I can now pass along my concludes.
-- -- Sometimes they matter a lot and for the challenger they matter an awful lot because.
It is the one chance he has to share the same stage with the guy whose job he very much wants the president of the United States.
So by that definition alone advantage Mitt Romney.
The challenger high dive podium to podium.
With the president Americans get to see the president they now and whether the guys standing next and is a president they'd like to now.
Herein lies the challenge for the challenger.
Whether Mitt Romney is up to that challenge and dismissing the attacks that invariably before all the -- -- This is Smart enough to be president is -- poised enough to be president are his ideas sound is he sound.
That's why when aids president up there with the guy wants -- thrown out it's really up to his challenger in select certain things so again.
The chance to remove doubts as Ronald Reagan did in 1980.
Or confirmed that.
Has John Kerry did in 2004.
The irony with Senator Kerry was that many thought he beat George Bush.
On the issues and -- today it's -- lost viewers with what many thought.
Was a dismissive almost condescending performance.
In those debates did allow -- Who for years earlier huffed and puffed his way to defeat.
And Richard Nixon knew -- 1960.
Sweated the way to -- That's -- debates are as much about -- you know as how you present what you know the whole I do vs he gives us.
They're -- that needs to show you had just enough to get elected president.
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