Obama-Romney Debate Round 3: Parting Thoughts And Shots

Republican strategist Ford O’Connell: “Romney has one job tonight: To make voters, who are more far more concerned with domestic issues, comfortable with the idea of Romney as Commander-in-Chief. Look for Obama to counter by portraying Romney as an international cowboy.”

GOP strategist Ford O’Connell: “After 30-minute mark, Obama came out swinging and Romney deflected well. The longer the foreign policy debate focuses on domestic issues, the better off Romney is.”

GOP strategist Ford O’Connell: “President Obama keeps trying to set traps for Romney, but Romney is smart not to take the bait. By stressing global stability, a strong domestic economy and holding America’s adversaries accountable, Romney is doing what is necessary to succeed in this debate. One of Romney’s strongest lines of the night: ‘Attacking me is not an agenda.’”

GOP strategist Ford O’Connell: “President Obama tried to rough up Romney, and Romney stood his ground and looked presidential. Strong closing by Romney, he passed the Commander-in-Chief test.”

Read more from Chris Cassidy at the Boston Herald

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