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The Rave

October 23, 2012

Obama shows authority, but so does Romney

(Continued)

Both realized that the nuances between their views on foreign policy will matter little to voters in two weeks. As a result, each repeatedly tried to shift the conversation to the economy in the U.S., the issue that will drive voters to the polls.

Romney's rhetoric has sent fact-checkers into hyper-drive, but he has successfully blurred his policies enough to mitigate Democratic attempts to cast his platform as an attack on the middle and working classes. That is why the presidential race remains a dead heat two weeks from Election Day.

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