Guy Benson

Our preview is up, the candidates are in the house, and Florida's coveted delegates are at stake.  It may sound a tad dramatic, but tonight's brawl will likely be a pivotal event in the 2012 Republican primary.  CNN -- 8pm Eastern.  Be there, and stay here while you're at it.  Follow our live Townhall/HotAir team coverage below, and share your running perspectives in the comments section:

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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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