Every single talking head in the US is now saying "I've never seen a debate like this one." No kidding.
Judy Woodruff: "I can say we broke new ground with presidential debates."
I'm going to watch PBS's talking heads for a bit, until my head explodes, and then I'm going to read some of Kay Ryan's poetry because...because I need to.
I promised some reactions from friends:
- "Joe's inherent goodness is actually breaking through."
- "I wish I hadn't stopped drinking right now."
- "Biden lost. He should have taken the power. All the actors see it."
- "I don't think they should have the next two debates. Biden was far too decent to respond more than once or twice [to the president's bulldozing]..."
Yeah, to everything but the third bullet point. I think Biden held his own, despite the president's schoolyard taunting.
I need another drink. I was way too sober for this clusterfuck.