Guy Benson

Tonight's showdown in Manchester is likely to be harder-hitting than its primary ratings competition.  Can Romney keep his cool?  Is Rick Santorum for real?  Will Newt go nuclear?  ABC News and Saint Anselm College play host to tonight's prize fight.  You're cordially invited to follow our editorial team's real-time coverage throughout the program below, and share your own thoughts in the comments section:


I'll have my wrap-up posted here on The Tipsheet soon after the debate ends.

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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