The Corner

Oil Production

Mittens is winning this round hands down. Obama gave us a long answer that circled around and somehow related to lowering prices, maybe. Romney is doing the right thing by noting that Obama has screwed up four years’ worth of energy policy. And he is giving specifics — drilling, permits, pipeline from Canada.

Whoa — Candy sees that Bambi missed the core of the question.

Obama does not sound fluid or comfortable. Lots of practice, for once, but he isn’t a natural when it comes to talking substance, not rabble-rousing.

Romney takes O’s claim about what he will do and get to the core: Production is down. Your ideas don’t parallel what you’ve done in the last four years.   The proof is the price at pump. Hard to argue with that if you’ve filled up lately.

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