Obama Jokes About Debate Setback - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Obama Jokes About Debate Setback

USATODAY.COM - President Obama is at the point where he can joke about last week's debate performance.

At a Los Angeles fundraiser Sunday night, Obama talked about his delayed 20th anniversary celebration -- delayed because of the debate with Republican Mitt Romney.

"The actual anniversary date was not that romantic," Obama told the chuckling crowd.

"There was some speculation as to whether this had an impact on my performance."

The president added he did "make it up" -- at least to wife Michelle -- by taking her out for dinner Saturday night.

Even some Democrats criticized Obama's debate performance, calling him listless and ineffective against his Republican challenger.

The president appeared to make another debate joke earlier in the evening, during a fundraising concert at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. click here to read more

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