Edwards is slaying with every answer. The interesting thing is that his answers aren't any different from what I've heard at previous debates. His style, however, seems to me to work much better with a live audience that's allowed to applaud. His emotiveness gets the crowd roaring, and he's really good at surfing on the applause (In person, at least. I've heard that sometimes applause effects sound different on television).

Meanwhile, crazy Mike Gravel brilliantly answered a question about his "fair tax" scheme by noting "don't worry about the fair tax, it could never pass congress" prompting worthy laughter from the audience.

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