Four more years vs. four more months
October 3rd, 2012
08:29 PM ET
10 years ago

Four more years vs. four more months

Denver, Colorado (CNN) - Call it the pre-debate battle of the diehards.

Just outside the debate security perimeter here at the University of Denver, hundreds of supporters of Republican nominee Mitt Romney are lined up on one side of University Avenue. On the other side of the street, hundreds of supporters of President Barack Obama.

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Both sides are waving signs and chanting.

Obama supporters are yelling "four more years."

Romney backers are countering with "four more months."

Filed under: 2012 • Colorado • Mitt Romney • President Obama
soundoff (25 Responses)
  1. Borderless

    My vote is four more months

    October 3, 2012 08:48 pm at 8:48 pm |
  2. S.B. Stein E.B. NJ

    I can't wait until the election is over. I think that there are better uses of the money that people have been shoveling into the campaigns. There needs to be less money in politics so that more people can be involved. We have more honest people out there that can't run because of the lack of money. That is a shame.

    October 3, 2012 08:56 pm at 8:56 pm |
  3. Borderless

    So far, no difference between the two.

    October 3, 2012 09:10 pm at 9:10 pm |
  4. Borderless

    If the poll tracking of the undecided voters is an indication, Obama is getting stomped in the first 10 mintes of this election. No surprise there.

    October 3, 2012 09:16 pm at 9:16 pm |
  5. Borderless

    Wow. Obama is really getting beat so far. Bad.

    October 3, 2012 09:17 pm at 9:17 pm |
  6. Borderless

    For the record, all the people that think Jim Lehrer would be biased, he's doing a pretty good job so far. Obama is trying to take extra time, but it actually is doing more harm than good.

    October 3, 2012 09:24 pm at 9:24 pm |
  7. Borderless

    For those who say Romney isn't specific enough, like what he says or don't, he's pretty specific on deficit reduction.

    October 3, 2012 09:29 pm at 9:29 pm |
  8. Borderless

    I think Obama is coming around a little better on deficit reduction but the response doesn't reflect it.

    October 3, 2012 09:31 pm at 9:31 pm |
  9. Borderless

    Deficit reduction bottom line differences: Obama says more taxes to pay down deficit. Romney says maintain taxes as they are and count on economic growth. Even a seasoned economist can't tell you which will work better.

    October 3, 2012 09:38 pm at 9:38 pm |
  10. Gurgyl

    Mitt is not right on deficit.

    October 3, 2012 09:44 pm at 9:44 pm |
  11. Marty, FL

    Four more years.

    It's telling how the followers above with the signs are against, not for their candidate.

    For President Obama 2012

    October 3, 2012 09:48 pm at 9:48 pm |
  12. Gurgyl

    Voucher in Medicare??? Mitt–go home.

    October 3, 2012 09:49 pm at 9:49 pm |
  13. Borderless

    Occasionally women in the ongoing survey get all warm and fuzzy over Obama but for the most part, he is losing.

    October 3, 2012 10:17 pm at 10:17 pm |
  14. Borderless

    Lehrer, you owe Romney some equal time. Seriously.

    October 3, 2012 10:22 pm at 10:22 pm |
  15. bb

    Romney is rambling on like a man coming unhinged while flip-flopping and making up answers on the fly.

    October 3, 2012 10:24 pm at 10:24 pm |
  16. Borderless

    Romney has accomplished a lot more with less time than Obama. This isn't just a defeat for Obama, it's a shellacking.

    October 3, 2012 10:26 pm at 10:26 pm |
  17. Borderless

    The reason Obama lost this debate boils down to one thing: hubris. Obama wanted to be Obama with eloquent speech and endearing stories.That doesn't work in a debate. Romney beat him with facts and figures.

    October 3, 2012 10:33 pm at 10:33 pm |
  18. GI Joe

    I voted for Obama yesterday and I stick to it. Romney still came off as a bully to Mr. Lehrer and seemed to want to say "it's my turn, it's my turn".

    October 3, 2012 10:36 pm at 10:36 pm |
  19. GI Joe

    Romney lied again – or is it another flip-flop? It's hard to tell at this time. Nothing matches his stump speeches for the last 6 months. Memorized what is most popular right now????

    October 3, 2012 10:37 pm at 10:37 pm |
  20. GI Joe

    20% tax cuts for wealthy = $5T. Romney lied.

    October 3, 2012 10:38 pm at 10:38 pm |
  21. GI Joe

    Fact check please. Was Romney lying then? Or is he lying now?

    October 3, 2012 10:39 pm at 10:39 pm |
  22. California Conservative


    ROMNEY/RYAN 2012

    October 3, 2012 10:40 pm at 10:40 pm |
  23. California Conservative

    Obama CLEARLY looked like the amateur he really is

    October 3, 2012 10:41 pm at 10:41 pm |
  24. Borderless

    Romney impressed tonight. Obama failed utterly.

    October 3, 2012 10:42 pm at 10:42 pm |
  25. 200 TON HAMMER

    Middleclass republican wake up mitt romney dont care about you your not in the 1% ok he is for billionaires ok he is not going too give middleclass republican familes a $250,000 dallor check in tax returns fact check it ok

    October 3, 2012 10:44 pm at 10:44 pm |