The South Carolina Democratic Debate: CQ Politics’ Bests and Mosts

Posted January 22, 2008 at 1:00am

Most hard-hitting attacks: Tie, Clinton and Obama.
Most overlooked: Edwards.
-Most discussed topic: The economy.
-Most agreement on policy: Affordable healthcare.
-Most negative audience reaction: Clinton.
-Best concession that things were out of hand: Blitzer.
-Most race or gender references: Edwards – on being a white male.
-Best lesson for debate hosts: Sit them down!
-Best quip: Obama.