Where Was the Foreign Policy in This Debate?

A lot got left out of Monday's talk, and a lot of voters will be ignored by the campaigns.

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(The Root) -- My obsessive monitoring of social media shows that the third and final 2012 presidential debate was what you made of it, based on your pre-existing beliefs. By and large, Democrats and progressives thought President Obama nailed the topic of foreign policy, and Republicans and conservatives thought Mitt Romney nailed it. Here are some widely divergent comments following the debate:

— MIP on SiriusXM 127 (@MakeItPlain) October 23, 2012



— POLITICO (@politico) October 23, 2012



— #RepublicanGirlProbs (@RepubGrlProbs) October 23, 2012



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