Anderson Cooper starts off by demanding commentary on the Bush record — “Are Americans better off than they were eight years ago?” Romney calls B.S. and talks about his own record in Massachusetts. A good answer, though it makes Cooper get hostile. “Are you running for governor?” What?
McCain pats himself on the back for “straight talk” about the economy — but he seems awfully subdued. Is he tired?
Huckabee feels our pain, and does his best to fill the populist hole left by the departure of John Edwards. And Ron Paul says the same stuff about monetary and foreign policy that he says after every question.