What he needed to do
Posted: October 24, 2012 at 4:27 a.m.
If the race was trending toward Mitt Romney before Monday night’s foreign-policy debate, nothing has changed. The debate produced no breakthroughs or even any clear headlines. After the first hour, I got an email from a veteran staffer on Capitol Hill: “30 minutes left, I’m bored—and I’m a foreign-policy wonk.” Romney was credible as a commander in chief.
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Editorial, Pages 20 on 10/24/2012