9:15 PM: Diane Sawyer talks a really long time to answer a question. Eeessh.
9:16 PM: At least this was a good question, albeit talking quite a while to ask.
9:17 PM: Romney opens with new line: Payroll tax cut is a band-aid but I’m for it.
9:19 PM: That was a very weird exchange on the payroll tax issue. They put the question foursquare to the candidates. But somehow I came out not really knowing what anyone had said.
Josh Marshall is editor and publisher of TalkingPointsMemo.com.