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October 7, 2008

What's going to happen here and abroad, that's what none of us know, McCain says.  A good answer, but I wish he'd made more of...

The last softball question sends him rambling into a defense of America -- and then explains how bleak things are. Now he's back to change....

Obama really struggles to come up with an answer to this wacky "what don't you know" question.  Now he's back to giving us his resume,...

McCain is much stronger in this section of the debate.  He clearly comes alive when the subject turns to foreign policy. Obama on the other...

Obama is now on record. So, when Iran gets a nuclear weapon under his presidency, he will...do nothing....

absolutely babbling about Russia and Georgia. A pile-up of words. The most substantive part of his response was to say that he agreed with McCain....

Obama was shaky here.  McCain had a better answer: maybe. Again he displays that he knows this stuff, whereas Obama is a neophyte....

On this question, Obama seemed to be genuinely flailing. He stuttered, agreed with McCain, mentioned former Soviet states, talked about 21st century challenges, then talked...

On Afghanistan, Iraq and Russia McCain talks in action words -- what we will do, what will work and what our goals will be. Although...

Does Obama expect to get away with this every time McCain knows more?...

What exactly is the point of having a "town hall" if you are going to take questions from the Internet? There are far too...

McCain just knows this stuff cold.  Obama spends his time criticizing the Karzai government. McCain outlines a strategy to win against al Qaeda....