This article on politico.com today raises the possibility that Mitt Romney must give a good performance in next week’s first of three debates with Pres. Obama. Do you agree?
Republicans fear that if he doesn’t take a decisive victory, he’ll continue to spiral downward. | Reuters
By JONATHAN MARTIN and MAGGIE HABERMAN | 9/27/12 4:36 AM EDT
The kickoff presidential debate Wednesday in Denver is shaping up as do-or-die time for Mitt Romney, with the pressure intensifying this week after a flurry of swing-state polls showed President Barack Obama opening up a sizable lead.
Republicans, fretting about dwindling days for Romney to turn around his campaign, fear that if their nominee doesn’t come away with a decisive first-debate victory, he’ll continue to spiral downward and lose his last, best shot for a comeback.