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?
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.
Apple, you have all those employees over there [China], you wanna bring them back, you’ll pay a 35% tax. Under our plan, you bring them back and open a factory in Charleston, you pay nothing.
Rick Santorum, answering a question about how he would bring manufacturing back into the U.S. with power companies like Apple already based in lower-cost places like China.