I didn't get a chance to post this video from FOX's post debate wrap up, but I still think it's interesting. Krauthammer agreed with all of us and pretty much said that McCain looked like the old man who didn't get his morning newspaper during the last debate Wednesday night. He gave the decision of the third and final debate to Obama because he thought McCain had a weird way of delivering a blow and never following up with it while Obama was just too cool. And he made this candid observation about McCain's split screen performance. Even Brit Hume thought McCain looked "peculiar."
Hume: And as looking at the screen we were kind of struck here by the contrasts and the facial expressions of the two cont4estants as you will when they were not talking. Obama at times seemed to smile and amused while he was listening to some of Sen. McCain's charges. Sen. McCain in the meantime listened to what Sen Obama said he had a somewhat peculiar expression on his face, at least it struck me that way. He looked, I don't know, what did you think?
Krauthammer: I thought he looked stern, he once raised his eyebrows and lowered them rapidly which looked extremely odd (Hume laughs) and Obama as usual was remarkably unruffled. You could have had a grenade go off in the back of the room and Obama would have smoothly spoken right through it and that's his gift. He's a man of remarkable self containment and even on Palin, he was given an opening, did you see his discipline on Palin? He didn't say a single word attacking her knowing it could only alienate a lot of people and wouldn't have advanced his cause.
The Young Turks and Cenk Uygur put together a nice mashup of the right wing and Fox pundits' reaction to President Obama's speech on Syria this Tuesday and as Cenk noted, they're really pissed off that they're not going to get their bombing any time soon. Read more...