Arab netizens had some harsh words to share after waiting to the wee hours of the early morning to tune in to the last US Presidential Debate 2012 between President Obama and Republican hopeful Mitt Romney before the November elections.
On Twitter, netizens rammed the US policy on Syria, saying both Obama and Romney were two faces of the same coin.
Abu Hatem tweets:
@abuhatem: Romney & Obama on Syria: Exactly the same.
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin adds:
@ASE: He [Obama] doesn't have different ideas, bc we are doing exactly what we are supposed to be doing. #Obama on Romney's plans in #Syria #Debate
And The New Syria page on Facebook says:
Looks like #Obama and #Romney care more about #Syria becoming an ‘ally’ to the United States in the long run than actually trying to help the civilians there.
We don't need your help, Allah is on our side
THE 47th notes:
@THE_47th: So Obama wants 2 c what Israel wants be done in Syria (w/o any intrvntion), Romney thnks Syria is an opportunity. 30k dead r an opportunity.
Meanwhile, Syrian Amal Hanano addresses Obama:
@AmalHanano: Obama, you don't need to visit the Holocaust Museum to remember evil, turn on YouTube and watch #Syria bleed.
Tunisian Sami Ben Romdhane tweets:
@samiTunis: All what I can remember from tonight US presidential debate on CNN is that they are sponsored by Exxon Mobil .. :-) #fact
And Syrian THE 47th jokes:
@THE_47th: The winner today was clearly twitter.
On policymic, Tunisian blogger Ahmed Medien adds:
Monday's debate was not a stellar for both candidates. As someone who might be affected by these same very policies and corporations between U.S. and MENA, I was particularly unimpressed. It is the same talk that we have heard since years