Late to the #scdebate party. Has Newt suggested swinging with anyone in the audience yet?— Ali Davis (@Ali_Davis) January 20, 2012
Newt yells at John King, calls him “close to despicable.”True.King is standing very close to Gingrich. #cnndebate— Paul Begala (@PaulBegala) January 20, 2012
Mitt: “I agreed, I think, with what you just said.” This could be his campaign slogan. #scdebate— Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) January 20, 2012
I miss Rick Perry.This is like watching an episode of Friends with no Phoebe. #cnndebate— Andy Borowitz (@BorowitzReport) January 20, 2012
We’re with Andy. We still miss Herman Cain for some reason.
This is not the time to be doubting people’s word, or questioning people’s integrity. I am pro-life.
Mitt Romney, declaring his pro-life position, and denouncing what he views as a challenging of his integrity. This begs the question, though; if a crucial presidential debate isn’t the time to doubt a politician’s words or their integrity, when is?
I think if I spoke a little slower, with more conviction, I could do a better job.
Ron Paul, on what he’d do differently if he could run his campaign over again.
I’d take all the time I spent talking about these guys on this stage, and I’d use it to talk about Barack Obama.
Mitt Romney, answering what, if possible, he would change about his campaign to date.
The truth of the matter is, the law [SOPA] is far too intrusive, far too expansive… it would have a potentially depressing impact on one of the fastest growing industries in America. …I’m standing with freedom.
Mitt Romney, coming out against SOPA. He was in good company; all four candidates spoke against SOPA, with Rick Santorum being the only to qualify his opposition with a call for more work to protect intellectual property online.