Debate Blogging II

[Patrick Appel]

To my eyes, there wasn’t much new tonight. They debated health care mandates for the nth time, there was a more detailed discussion of immigration, and there was some talk about current affairs.

Clinton getting booed for saying, “that’s change we can Xerox,” trying to zing Obama on the alleged plagiarism charge, shows just how little that line of attack resonates with voters. She was good tonight. He was better. Her response to the final question was the most emotional I have seen her give in a debate (it was a good moment for her), but I didn’t see anything sufficient to stop Obama’s momentum. We’ll see what the voters of Texas in Ohio thought soon enough.