Right after wrapping up the CNN/YouTube Republican debate last night, Anderson Cooper proudly told viewers that CNN’s post-game analysis was "not going to focus on the horse race. Instead, tonight, we’re looking at the issues."
It was this relentless focus on the issues that produced comments like these from CNN’s panelists:
One other observation. CNN favorite Bill Bennett observed that Mitt Romney had performed as if he were "all in — as you would say in Texas Hold’em." That’s a reference you’d think Mr. Bennett might want to stay away from.