Great debate tonight! Loved watching Perry and Romney go back and forth. The fact is that there are differences and both need the chance to clarify their positions to voters.
Quick take on the candidates:
Perry - strong showing, came out punching and feisty, some great answers, did a little rambling on the environment
Romney - took some hits on Romneycare, great answers to Perry's swipes on jobs in MA
Bachmann - strong showing, no gaffes, somewhat ignored
Cain - okay, but not compelling
Gingrich - strong showing, great wit, specific ideas, very kind to other candidates, probably the best showing of the night
Huntsman - Given questions on a platter, strong showing, though, more articulate than I've seen him in the past
Ron Paul - okay, but lots of rambling and weird comment about fences keeping Americans in.