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October 2, 2008

Think about this: Joe Biden debated more than a dozen times last year, admittedly in a crowd of ten. McCain participated in 15 debates, I...

Dick Morris on FOX: "A superstar." Biden, says Morris, "Looked like he was on downers." From Chris Matthews, if you can believe it: "I think...

I agree with John that she was weak, in the sense that she spent insufficient time on the economy, chose at key moments to interrupt...

Were his recitation of the ways in which McCain does not differ with George Bush. But more so, his obvious emotion at recollecting his son's...

Earlier in the day at a rally in Michigan, Barack Obama said, "If I'm president -- " before the audience started barking, "When! When!" "I'm...

CNN's post-debate poll, taken solely of debate watchers, has Biden winning 51-36. It's worth noting that in that sample, whatever it might be, 54 percent...

"She is going out a star." That's I think the real take away. The McCain camp will win or lose in month. But Palin's career...

Paul Begala says it. Howard Fineman says it. She did no good for McCain. She did well for herself, but not for McCain! Which is...

John King says if you look at her job as reinvigorating the base she met and exceeded those expectations. He acknowledges that she is important...

How many minutes in the debate were devoted to the current economic crisis? Ten at most? That is the fault of Gwen Ifill, the moderator,...

The debate was remarkable -- for the stunning upset of expectations and for the excellence of Palin's performance. But that raises lots of questions....

I've spent the last few days second-guessing my initial reaction to Sarah Palin.  Maybe she really wasn't up to the challenge, I worried (to myself,...