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October 24, 2012

SOCIAL: Tweeting the final Presidential debate

The final Presidential debate dealt with foreign policy issues and was held at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. The debate was moderated by Bob Schieffer, Host of CBS's Face the Nation.

Tweeting the final Presidential debate

The final Presidential debate for the 2012 election dealt with foreign policy issues.

Storified by Alexandra Nicolas · Tue, Oct 23 2012 09:26:24

Romney on the Arab Spring: "We can't kill our way out of this mess."The New York Times
Romney: "Attacking me is not an agenda." #debatesPOLITICO
Stop congratulating Obama for killing Bin Laden. The Navy Seals killed Bin Laden. #debateDonald J. Trump
Obama: What we're seeing in Syria, is heartbreaking... but getting involved there is a serious step. #debatesPOLITICO
The third and final 2012 Presidential #Debate from #LynnUniversity. http://live.foxnews.com http://pic.twitter.com/CV6NLvodFoxNewsPhotos
"The teachers unions are going to have to get behind," Romney says at foreign policy debateJennifer Epstein
Schieffer tries to get the debate back to foreign policy, but candidates still talking domestic policy.POLITICO
“We spend more on our military than the next ten countries combined” -Obama #debates http://huff.lv/OWqL52Huffington Post
POTUS: "You mentioned the Navy and that we have fewer ships than we did in 1916. Well, Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets."Obama 2012
President Obama: "When I sent young men and women into harm’s way, I always understand that that is the last resort, not the first resort."Barack Obama
President @BarackObama has not visited Israel since taking office. #debates #CantAfford4MoreRomneyResponse
Scheiffer gaff: Obama Bin Laden. Not good. #debateJ. Davis
Romney: "we have to move world away from Islamic extremists." Now is the time to tell Obama to stop hosting so many of them at WH.Michelle Malkin
President Obama: "My attitude coming into office was that we are going to insist that China plays by the same rules as everybody else."Barack Obama
Does anyone disagree that this has been the most difficult debate to endure watching, even though it had the best moderation?jimgeraghty
If you want to check the record, here's Romney's "Let Detroit Go Bankrupt" op-ed: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/19/opinion/19romney.html?_r=0Ezra Klein
"I like American cars, and I would do nothing to hurt the U.S. auto industry." -Romney #debates http://huff.lv/OWqL52Huffington Post
Obama: "Governor, you keep on trying to airbrush history."The New York Times
#Debates Observation Last: "Go Vote. It makes you feel big and strong." - Bob Scheiffer. Words to live by.Joe Capitano

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