Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Final Debate

I thought that once again there was one candidate who looked Presidential, and one who looked pedestrian.

With the exception of the question on abortion, I thought that Kerry looked more relaxed and more in control of the facts. (And even on that question, his uncomfortableness was not a true negative, since most Americans feel some uncomfort when that questions arises.)

Simply put, I thought that Kerry had a superior debating performance, yet still connected on a human level. Except for the last question regarding wives and daughters, I thought that Bush didn't really connect so well, and did not have a great mastery of the issues.

I think that this debate may have sealed the deal -- I think that most Americans (at least a majority) can feel comfortable with John Kerry as President.