8:34 PM: Jeb owned. We've got that out of the way.
8:41 PM: Cruz: "This deal will spend $100 billion making the Obama administration the world's leading finance of radical islamic terrorism."
8:43 PM: Good answer there from Rand Paul. But it sort of shows how completely crazy the baseline on foreign policy is with this group. Trump and Rand Paul actually come off as pretty level headed. Kasich does too. But he's actually a serious candidate.
8:46 PM: "They threaten the very essence of Western Civilization."
8:47 PM: I'm remembering once when I was on Hewitt's show maybe 15 years ago and listening to him concern-trolling about famine in North Korea.
8:51 PM: Ted Cruz is in his mid-40s but he's as callow as he was as an undergrad.
8:55 PM: Wow, that Huckabee tirade was nuts.
8:58 PM: Watching this, you just see how Cruz keeps walking Republicans down the shutdown garden path. Hilarious.
9:06 PM: Good lord. Staffers just told me that this debate goes on for three hours.
9:07 PM: Trump: I wasn't insulting her looks. She's hot.