With the second presidential debate only two days away, campaign surrogates used the Sunday talk shows to set expectations for the highly anticipated face-off between President Obama and Mitt Romney. Democrats insisted Obama was well aware that he needed to improve following his lackluster performance in Denver. “He knew when he walked off that stage and he also knew as he’s watched the tape of that debate that he’s got to be more energetic,” Obama campaign adviser Robert Gibbs told CNN. (Video after the jump.) David Axelrod, another Obama adviser, told Fox News that the president would be making “adjustments” and voters can expect the president to be “aggressive in making the case for his views of where we should go as a country.”


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