The Daily Mail reported:
Speaking at an event in Fairfax, Virginia, a relaxed and confident President Barack Obama had plenty of witty retorts and quotable sound bites to aim at his challenger Mitt Romney.
The problem was that they came a day and a half after he had been demolished by Romney during the first presidential debate in Denver and were scripted and delivered with the aid of a pair of teleprompters flanking the stage.
‘Now, my opponent, you know, has been trying to do a two-step and reposition and got an extreme makeover,’ Obama, speaking against a backdrop of 150 women of shapes sizes and ethnicities gathered on a stage at George Mason University, said to chuckles.
He mocked Romney for using the example of Sesame Street’s Big Bird, shown on PBS television, as something that did not need to be publicly funded by borrowing money from China.
‘When he was asked what he’d actually do to cut spending and reduce the deficit, his big example was to go after public television,’ Obama said, laughing.
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