Scoring the Iowa Debate

An NRO panel of experts assess the Republican candidates’ performances on Thursday night in Des Moines.


David Brody
So much for Ronald Reagan’s “Eleventh Commandment” that says, “Thou shall not speak ill of any fellow Republican.” Tim Pawlenty was the biggest violator last night, but guess what? It worked. I thought it was pretty clear that he won the night.

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  • phlymgrym

    Bachman wiped the floor with him on every exchange. She seems very agile in a brawl and didn’t even get her pretty dress dirty.

  • Nancye

    Pawlenty is a wimp. Newt Gingrich obviously won the debate.