Guy Benson

Is Rick Perry an underrated debater?  Does Mitt Romney ever look rattled?  Is Michele Bachmann back on the offensive?  The conservative blogosphere's twin titans, Townhall and Hot Air, have once again teamed up to offer full coverage of tonight's GOP debate in California.  Follow our Twitter feeds in the widget, and add your real-time comments below.  Who's up, and who's down?  You decide:


Stay tuned to the Tipsheet for post-debate content and analysis from the Townhall editorial team.

Guy Benson

Guy Benson is's Political Editor. Follow him on Twitter @guypbenson. He is co-authors with Mary Katharine Ham for their new book End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun).

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