8:54 PM: I gotta say Newt is more on his game tonight than maybe I’ve ever seen him. Undeniable. And then after I say that, Santorum comes out of an amazing retort. I mean, house banking scandal? Haven’t heard about that in like 20 years. They’re both on fire. Romney’s like a bystander.
8:57 PM: Did Mitt just have a Rick Perry moment there?
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