Hopefully you weren’t late for the Voters First Presidential Forum (#votersfirst), which was held at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire Monday night and televised and streamed on C-SPAN.
Not that it was a surprise, but C-SPAN’s event was relatively free of fireworks, particularly in the absence of candidate Donald Trump.
It was a refreshing format, in which each candidate was introduced and given just a few minutes alone on stage with the moderator to answer questions. (Rand Paul, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio appeared remotely due to tonight’s Senate vote to defund Planned Parenthood.)
There were some mild pyrotechnics from Sen. Lindsey Graham, but they certainly enflamed Krystal Ball, formerly of MSNBC’s “The Cycle.”
What? The Clintons lie?
To be fair, Graham’s analogy was a little off.
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Update: Here’s a clip of the remarks which so incensed Ball: