Romney lives in a bubble and has proven that he lacks any ability to empathize. His attempt to show empathy at the debate will make him look phony. He'll start talking like he has ice down his pants. I wonder if Romney will talk about his plans or if he'll continue to tell us his version of Obama's policies.
During prep sessions in Vermont this past month, Romney has worked tirelessly on the stylistic aspect of his presentation, and Romney’s advisers predict that the former Massachusetts governor will come across as both presidential and empathetic. Rather than fire off brusque retorts, as he often did during primary debates, Romney will take care “to speak in paragraphs about the economy,” a second aide says. National Review