We learned nothing new about the candidates during this debate, but it was a lot funnier than any of the previous Republican or Democratic debates. The candidates seem to have gotten some good joke-writers or something. The best part was when Romney said something like "this campaign is a lot like Law & Order -- it's got a huge cast, it seems to go on forever, and Fred Thompson shows up at the end" and then Thompson fired back: "I thought I was gonna be the best actor on this stage." Laughs all around. Plus: I agree with both of them, Thompson is an empty suit and Romney is a pathetic liar.

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