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Who Won?

Okay, I’ll go first: In the final third or so of the debate Ryan proved the dominant presence on the stage.

But by then it was too late.

During the first two-thirds or so, when viewers were still watching, Biden pushed Ryan around–and Ryan permitted him to get away with him. Biden proved a loudmouth and a boor. But he also proved the dominant figure on the stage.

If you had to choose a winner, I’d say–and it pains me–that Biden won.

But I’d also say it doesn’t matter. This debate won’t move the polls at all.

That’s my two cents. Yours?