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How to debate Obama

Expert advice from Larry Kudlow, Newt Gingrich, David Harsanyi, Charles Krauthammer and George Will.

With time running and the media declaring the race all but over, the debates are Mitt Romney’s best chance to convince Americans he is their next CEO.¬† Don’t forget to stay tuned to Human Events Oct. 3, 11, 16 and 22 for the best analysis and coverage of the presidential and vice presidential debates in the lead up to the Nov. 6 election.

How do you debate Obama? Make him own the economy
by David Harsanyi
Mitt Romney needs to puncture with facts President Barack Obama‚??s puffy and ludicrous claims of success related to the economy. The coming debates are his final chance to directly challenge the president.

How to debate President Obama — and win
by Newt Gingrich
EXCLUSIVE: Romney will ‚??do just fine‚?Ě in the Oct. 3 debate, says former presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. Newt, probably the most successful GOP debater, advises Mitt to relax, be honest and assertive and enjoy the evening.

It’s debatable
by George Will
The spectacles we persist in dignifying as presidential ‚??debates‚?Ě ‚?? two-minute regurgitations of rehearsed responses ‚?? often subtract from the nation‚??s understanding.

Mitt‚??s take-home-pay message
by Larry Kudlow
One of the reasons Mitt Romney and the GOP failed to get a convention bounce was their inability to talk tax cuts, economic growth and jobs.

Go large, Mitt
by Charles Krauthammer
How far ahead would Romney be if he were actually running a campaign? His unwillingness to go big, to go for the larger argument, is simply astonishing.

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Cathy Taylor joined Human Events in December 2011 from The Orange County Register in California, where she was Opinion Editor and a member of the Senior Leadership Team and the Executive Team. Taylor worked for The Register for more than 25 years in various news and opinion positions and led a number of cross-functional initiatives. She was named Opinion Editor in November 1996. She graduated with honors from the University of Southern California, where she was editor of the student newspaper, The Daily Trojan. Cathy later attended the MBA and Executive MBA programs at the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. Taylor has received a number of awards, including the Gerald F. Loeb award for business writing, recognition from the California Newspaper Publishers Association for the Register Opinion pages and The Register‚??s highest company honor, the R.C. Hoiles award. Cathy‚??s email is CTaylor@EaglePub.Com