Debating the debate

I agree with . . . well, just about everyone . . . that Hillary did well last night, but it just wasn't enough. But I'm not sure why we're commenting on it. Was there really any possibility that she was going to deliver a sweeping blow to Obama with her spectacularly charismatic responses? The debates draw about 4 million viewers, most of whom are not in Texas or Ohio--indeed, as far as I can tell, most of them are wonks, journalists, or political operatives of one type or another, none of whom needed to hear what Hillary thinks about NAFTA in order to decide how they're going to vote.