Does 90 minutes wipe out four years?
If the shoe were on the other foot and the Republican candiate had bombed, would we be seeing the Republicans tearing out their hair? Of course not. They’d find a way to spin his performance. They know how to make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear. And vice versa: “Impossible for the unemployment rate to improve— one month before the election!” (That demolishes their major talking point). The figures were cooked. Conspiracy.
Get a grip. Obama on the day of the debate is the same person he was the day before. He does best when his back’s against the wall. He’ll come back. Unless you keep piling it on.