Wednesday 21 February 2018

Caitriona Palmer: TV charades are over, now the real battle can begin

THE first debate gave us "Big Bird", the second "binders full of women", and now for your entertainment we have "horses and bayonets".

Monday night's third and final presidential debate set social networking sites like Twitter abuzz with President Barack Obama's zingy retort to Mitt Romney's critique of the US Navy, making the internet -- and not the candidates -- the clear winner of the night.

There are just 13 days left until US voters go to the polls, and Mr Obama is facing the once unthinkable: having months ago seemed assured of winning an easy second presidential election, he is now locked in a neck and neck race for the White House.

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