9:11 PM: CNBC is so weird. You notice that in this debate some of the most probing questions are about expertise or lack of ability to maximize investment profits? It was a damning line that he had to pay a bunch of money as tax penalties for early withdrawal of retirement savings. Like poor personal investment and tax management is almost disqualifying.
9:16 PM: A question so dumb, Ben Carson manages to hit it out of the park.
9:17 PM: Ben Carson: The American people need to realize we are not each others’ enemies. The liberals are the enemies.
9:25 PM: “Where did I hear that?” Worst moderator comeback ever?
9:30 PM: The CNBC debate really is more rooted in the right-wing id and the bubble of extreme wealth than the Fox debate. By a mile.
9:34 PM: John Harwood must be a bit embarrassed to be up there with these other joker moderators.
9:45 PM: Terrible CNBC moderator gets shamed by Twitter over her huge prep-fail and even the recovery is pretty bad.