President Obama and his Republican Party contender, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, gave an interesting first public appearance and debate together last night. Mitt Romney’s persona is just slightly more appealing than previously; and he was not at all attractive (as a potential forty-fifth President of the United States) prior to last night. However, throughout the campaign to date, he has consistently shown that he is nothing more than a wanna-be politician. I lack confidence that he can stand up to the rigors of the challenges that lie ahead for the nation and the Oval Office. Thumbs down on Mr. Romney.