Video: Americans sum up presidential debate before it happens

Asked who won the town hall between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, Los Angelenos were emphatic. The problem: the event hadn't yet happened.

The undecided voters at Tuesday's town hall in New York have been criticized for the worst of their questions, but credit them with this much: no one erroneously imagined that they'd seen the candidates debate the previous day. That gives them a leg up on the folks in the video below, who were stopped on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles for a segment on the Jimmy Kimmel show.

"Who won last night's debate?" they were asked.

The catch?

The debate wouldn't actually take place for a few more hours.

Read more at TheAtlantic.com.

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