Drunkblogging the Second GOP Presidential Debate
I was going to write a big close, but it went on two cocktails too long, and anyway Jerry Stratton did a far smarter and more succinct job than I'm capable of at this point.
But if tonight was any kind of standard of excellence, the RNC has some serious rethinking to do about what makes a good debate, what sells to voters, and how to make a winning candidate.
Jake Tapper, finally showing mercy
"Deal with the structural fiscal problems."
-Jeb Bush, inspiring
Yes, it hasn't ended.
"A few last questions..."
-Jake Tapper, saving my family from years of grief and confusion
"I grew up in the '50s."
-Huck, demonstrating his relevance to voters under 60.
"He's an OK doctor."
Carson on Trump, displaying his subtle humor for the first time tonight.
More like that, please, Doctor.
Trump should not talk about vaccinations.
He should also not talk about... stuff..