Eric Erickson of Red State.org says there were two winners in tonight’s debate. One was onstage, the other wasn’t–but he may be there soon:
John McCain won. Let’s not dance around this. Mitt Romney shined, he stood out, he did well. Rudy Giuliani imploded. Rudy totally and utterly self-destructed tonight. He had many chances to get in good with the core base of Republican voters and ignored every moment.
But McCain cuisine reigned supreme. He served up a dish of anger, a willingness to criticize, and a desire to fight