Mary Katharine Ham
I can barely contain my excitement.

So far, McCain has looked strong and benefited greatly from the discussion of the Surge and Iran, and the larger war. I thought he could have smacked Paul a little harder.

Mitt had a good line about Paul reading Ahmadinejad press releases.

Paul's kooky, Thompson's a little rambly at times but strong at his truth-squad act when he can keep my attention, and always gets off a few good lines. Huckabee's decent, as usual, but continues not to project strength, particularly on foreign policy. He just sounds too nicey-nice, and I'm wondering how that plays in South Carolina.

Mary Katharine Ham

Mary Katharine Ham is editor-at-large of, a contributor to Townhall Magazine.

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