Analysis: Obama and Romney turn foreign policy debate into battle over economy, women’s votes

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Monday night’s event was billed as a debate about foreign policy. But for the candidates, it was again about connecting on the economy and reaching women.

Middle East policy and military spending tied back to jobs and deficits. China became about outsourcing jobs and education in America. Iran became less about the saber rattling that sets women’s teeth on edge and more a discussion about diplomacy and sanctions.



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