The president and his Republican challenger both brought their game to Tuesday night’s debate. But viewers will have to fill in some of the answers.
Political debates can enlighten when 1. the candidates show up, and 2. they actually answer the questions.
President Barack Obama showed up Tuesday night, in marked contrast to the disengaged fellow who appeared onstage in Denver. And Republican Mitt Romney was back, in the energetic, fighting form that put his fading candidacy back into contention.