... of the Debate Award goes to Time. Highlights:
9:06 p.m. - Michael Grunwald: I'm sorry to start with facts, but this mess did NOT start with fannie and freddie. They buy mortgages - they don't issue mortgages. I'm in a grouchy mood - I'm going to drink when they lie.
9:14 p.m - Karen Tumulty: Tammy asks: "Are there actually plumbers who make less than $250K a year?"
9:33 p.m. - Michael Grunwald: If mccain's head explodes, is the debate over?
9:33 p.m. - Jim Poniewozik: McCain's got a point. Who among us has ever thrown a big party without someone yelling "Kill him!"
9:40 p.m. - Michael Grunwald: I don't mean to say my opponent is a terrorist...but...
9:40 p.m. - Karen Tumulty: Schieffer now asking each candidate to contemplate his own death. This has to be a debate first.
9:41 p.m. - Jim Poniewozik: @KT: "Personally, I feel it would be better if my opponent's running mate became president. Because it would mean that lying bastard sitting over there is dead!"
10:00 p.m. - Michael Grunwald: Excuse me: I need to go register www.joetheplumber.com
10:01 p.m. - Jim Poniewozik: @MG: Too late. It's a porn site.
10:18 p.m. - Michael Grunwald: I love the use of "sexuality" as a synonym for "sex.". But is it really sacred? I'd say it depends who you're having sexuality with.