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opinion | scot lehigh

President Obama upped his game

Obama on points.

The president needed to do four things in this debate: 1) Show some passion, 2) play fact-checker/truth-squader to halt Mitt Romney’s attempted slide to the center, 3) remind Americans of the dire situation he inherited, and 4) give voters a better idea of his path forward.

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