Presidential Debates and Running the Country

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Mitt Romney jumped a bit in the polls after last week's debate, while the President and top advisers concede it was not his best performance. But they're promising a different outcome with two more debates to go. Meantime, what about that passivity and lack of energy? Is it evidence that Barack Obama doesn't really isn't enjoying the job, not just the give and take of debating but getting others to bend to his will? Was Republican Governor Romney any better at working with Democrats in Massachusetts than the President's been at dealing with Congress?

Credits

Guests:
Matt Bai - Yahoo! News - @mattbai, Jonathan Alter - MSNBC - @jonathanalter, Norman Ornstein - American Enterprise Institute / Atlantic - @NormOrnstein, Fred Bayles - Boston University - @fredbayles

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Evan George, Katie Cooper