Originally Posted by TonyR
I agree with much of this. Most voters are low info voters so it's more about perception and performance than substance. But I don't agree that Romney "looked better" last night. I thought Romney looked flustered more often, and Obama exposed him more often.
Unfortunately white and handsome will influence way to many voting citizens
"Oh look George isn't Mitt handsome, he looks like a president, the guy we got now just doesn't look the part".
Not saying everyone is that shallow but I do believe an alarming number are, enough to throw the election to Romney. He is playing the part well.
Sad state of affairs really. And if you think I am over reacting or misjudging just look at the substance of the ads both sides are spending millions on.
Those ads are the way the are because they work.