This time, there were only nine candidates on stage. Jim Gilmore dropped out. But there’s no doubt who the big winner was.
Duncan Hunter, Tommy Thompson, Tom Tancredo and Mike Huckabee should have just stayed home. John McCain looked and sounded like he never got out of bed: no life, no energy. And, after he proclaimed himself the most pro-life of all the candidates, Sam Brownback had nothing to say.