THIS WEEK IN PICTURES
Pero's Quick Scorecard: Republican Debate VII
Winners: No one on stage did terribly, though I do feel bad for Carson - for the life of me I can't figure why he's continuing...As such, everyone did fine, but no one really stood out.
Losers: The Fox moderators weren't quite CNBC, but I don't understand why they went out of their way to be so confrontational...Oh, and the Fox debate meal-ticket didn't come to play; a fact which will surely show when the numbers come out about how many watched this one compared to previous Republican debates.
Wild Card: Trump took a gamble not participating in the debate. Truth is his presence was there, however. Each of the participants (candidates and moderators) knew the 'Big Show' wasn't there and the whole think felt forced and incomplete...That said, if recent history is any guide, Trump's stunt will likely see him go up in the polls. If nothing else, the moderators weren't able to put him in a box, and maybe more important, Trump wasn't there to open his mouth and say something stupid - which at this point is his biggest nemesis.
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