Think President Obama flopped at Wednesday night’s presidential debate in Denver? Pfft. President Smarty Pants’ armchair debate coaches know it was all part of his brilliant, deliberate strategy.

Rope-a-doping. Uh huh. Because Obama is clearly the Muhammad Ali of politics. More variations on the strategy spin:


People on the left side of the Twitterverse quickly salved their debate wounds with the rope-a-dope spin.

Don’t stop, belieeeeevin’. Hold on to that feeeeeeling!