There’s Another Debate?? Live Blog …

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July 31, 2019 8:01 p.m.

8:43 PM: This back and forth over private insurance is a good example of why it’s a deep disservice to voters that the four top candidates aren’t up on the stage together. It creates two debates where the debate on this central issue is just really distorted.

8:40 PM: As you know, I think the Sanders-style Medicare for All plan is a real liability in a general election. But this is a Democratic debate. And the moderators really aren’t pressing at all on questions like how many people does your plan cover, how does it contain costs? Ending private insurance is a big issue. But it’s hardly the only issue, to put it mildly.

8:34 PM: Seeing a lot of people saying Harris seemed wobbly. Not sure I see it that way.

8:18 PM: Not to snark but man, Bennet has a really, really soporific affect.

8:14 PM: Wow, De Blasio here to kick some wealthy person ass.

8:00 PM: Okay, let’s do this.

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