Who won the #DemDebate?

I watched most of the #DemDebate on Tuesday, and this is how I would rate how they did. 12. BETO O’ROURKE – The guy is just not ready. He couldn’t recover from the dressing-down Pete Buttigieg gave him, and his answers were hollow. And his plans (“Tax mosques!”) are just getting more desperate. 11. TOM STEYER – His strategy was to look directly into the camera for all of his answers, but he looked stiff when doing so. It reminded me of the charisma-free businessman Steve Forbes (okay, not quite…

54 things I learned from #DemDebate

I know I’m late. Since the Democrats put this debate on Saturday night (because putting it on Pivot Channel at 2:00am would have been too obvious HRC and DWS didn’t want people to watch it), I DVR’d it and it took me a while to get around to watching it. So here goes. 1. Bernie Sanders is disgusted by what happened in Paris; his aide is disgusted they have to talk foreign policy at all. 2. Hillary Clinton says our prayers are with France, even though that is not enough. We…

#DemDebate: Hillary Clinton wins

On October 13, 2015, five Democratic candidate had a debate over their party’s presidential nomination. Hillary Clinton and only four candidates meant more time for answers, and CNN also helpfully decided to not spend half the time asking them to react to stuff Donald Trump said, or trivial questions like which woman should be on the $10 bill or what they’d like their Secret Service code-name to be. CNN telegraphed in advance they didn’t want to make the Democratic debate as big a brawl as they had with the Republicans.…