The Corner

The Winner

One candidate and one candidate only distinguished himself in tonight’s debate: Tom McClintock. He avoided the cheap humor and personal attacks that characterized so much of the exchange, remaining sober, crisp, articulate, and utterly convincing–a man of conviction. To prevail on October 7, McClintock now needs only those Californians who secretly wish he would win to vote as if they believed he could.

Peter Robinson — Peter M. Robinson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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