The First Debate, Part II
A rough consensus seems to be emerging about last night's debate: Deval may have won
. None of the four seemed to blow it. Healey did well -- but Ginny notes
she can't afford a tie. Joan notes
: "Patrick is lucky that Mihos effectively derailed Healey by putting the focus on the Big Dig. Because Healey looked and sounded good -- and she was hitting her talking points when the subject was taxes or immigration." ... In order of impressiveness: I'd have to go with Mihos, Healey, Patrick, Ross. ... More here
. ... Two things I can't shake from my mind: 1.) how Patrick, Ross and Mihos all ganged up on Healey at one point, as if she were the frontrunner and 2.) I thought she handled the assault well. ...