October 6th, 2012
04:04 PM ET
10 years ago

Video: Reading the candidates

(CNN) - CNN's Brian Todd reports on President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney's debate performances, as seen by facial recognition language and body language experts.

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soundoff (13 Responses)
  1. Renee

    Mitt Romney is not to be trusted he said to many different things.

    October 6, 2012 04:16 pm at 4:16 pm |
  2. Renee

    Obama will not debate with a man like Mitt Romney who change the things he said every time he speak. The man is two people. Mitt Romney lied to the American People. His Policies are not in line on what he spoke about. Can't be trusted.

    October 6, 2012 04:31 pm at 4:31 pm |
  3. Iamnotfooled

    How can you debate a ghost? Romneys policies that he has been advocating since he started his campaign were gone!
    Poof! He lied all through the debate. Florida -- Medicare? and go to Recovery . gov (close gaps) and see what the stimulus did for you and then consider where you would be without it. 10 pages of work completed there. President Obama created those jobs not Gov. Scott .

    October 6, 2012 04:44 pm at 4:44 pm |
  4. SafeJourney

    Romneys fast talking reminds me of a used car salesman or a flim flam man

    October 6, 2012 04:51 pm at 4:51 pm |
  5. Zwei Stein

    Body language experts say that a lie will tell if the speaker shakes his head side to side while speaking it. Well, Mr. Romney's head went side to side so much, that I almost got seasick.

    October 6, 2012 06:02 pm at 6:02 pm |
  6. Benni

    Fabulous effort by Romney. I was undecided, but not anymore.

    October 6, 2012 06:06 pm at 6:06 pm |
  7. akorage

    It's not Romney's fault. Truthfully he is fueled by the segment of American Voting Class who have not gone through any real pains.They pay more taxes than Romney but too stupid to ask why. So he lies because that's what these runts want.They are simply blinded by what we all know about. Direction of America is secondary. So Romney lies. Romney needs a constituency and that's all that is left , so he copts them.

    October 6, 2012 06:12 pm at 6:12 pm |
  8. Name w.bullock

    Maybe he is gulity what happened about fraud check scam from afrcian amercian but obama is not dishonest tell people abbout fraud check scam from afrcian amercian
    Bank are still owe to fraud check scam from afrcian amercian

    October 6, 2012 07:38 pm at 7:38 pm |
  9. Craig RB

    Romney's a desperate man. If he loses it will be all over for him so he's going to say anything to try and get elected therefore all the lies, distortions & flip-flops.

    October 6, 2012 09:02 pm at 9:02 pm |
  10. Chipster

    Willard the Weathervane: what was his position yesterday? what will it be tomorrow? He has no compass. No moral compass: look at his business decisions that created fortunes for him and his business partners by destroying the lives of so many workers and communities. He has no ethical compass: consider his refusal to release his tax records and the numerous flip-flops in his positions. He has no moral compass: consider his comments and insults at the Olympics. He even seemed proud of the fact that he would not be with his wife when her horse performed because that was "her thing, not mine." How many of times has she attended events that were important to him? It may seem like a small issue but, to me, it revealed a great deal about who he is and how self-centered he is. This is the best the GOP could find?

    October 6, 2012 09:20 pm at 9:20 pm |
  11. Anonymous

    I'm just tired of Romney flip-floping all the time,taking the excitement off the presidential race.Immagine him doing 180 about tax cuts durring the debate.The world already have a view of him,as one who doesn't have any definite position on issues at any point in time.This should never be the attribute of a US President.The world would never trust his words.

    October 7, 2012 01:03 am at 1:03 am |
  12. NamT. Brett Absher

    A liberal is always a liberal and usually cries and makes excuses when they get beat. Obama should not have brought a knife to a gun fight. By the way how many lies has Obama told. He has not kept any promises. Why do you think he will now

    October 7, 2012 01:18 am at 1:18 am |
  13. pc

    romney was foaming at the mouth, barak obama looked presidential.
    i would never vote for such a slick oil salesman like romney. he was jumping all over the place with one lie after the other. god help us if this man ever gained any power.

    October 7, 2012 08:56 am at 8:56 am |