Obama on offense, zings Romney with ‘horses and bayonets’

So far, Obama is keeping Romney back on his heels. Every answer seems calculated to remind that he's commander in chief, and Romney is not. And horses-and-bayonets is shaping up to be the line of the night. 

Then again, Romney has been using the battleship line so often on the stump that Obama was ready for it.

Karen Tumulty is a national political correspondent for The Washington Post, where she received the 2013 Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting.
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