In a way, the debate has just started.
The question is: What will the media, the chattering classes focus on for the next few days? What will Saturday Night Live lampoon?
I think it may be important that Cheney – finally – put Kerry’s record (re the first Gulf War, re Reagan’s Cold War policies) on the table.
If the Bush campaign follows through with this theme it could be significant.
What else would we talk about? They both wore red ties.