The GOP Wants Capitulation, Not Compromise

by Jonathan Cohn | February 25, 2010

Who won? It's the exact same question people asked in 2008, after each of the presidential debates. I didn't like it then and I don't like it now. What's "winning"--scoring more debate points, making fewer gaffes, or simply appealing to more voters? And aren't all those judgments pretty subjective anyway?

But if Thursday's event didn't produce a winner, it was clarifying.

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