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Last night's debate in what we can expect leading up to Saturday's South Carolina primary we -- the moderator of last night's Fox News.
Debate -- -- most of the special report on both partners -- -- good to have you with this.
And as always last night -- go to outstanding job.
Your thoughts on who who prevailed.
I think conventional wisdom nailed it today most analysts would tell you -- that Newt Gingrich had the best night.
Just simply buy some of the lines he.
He delivered and how he delivered them you know the debate format has been very good for Newt Gingrich throughout this cycle and he's seen a lot of balance from -- different debates last night he showed a why he's so comfortable in them because he performs well answering.
At times very tough questions you know started off a little slow.
In his defense of the Bain Capital attacks but eventually found his -- I think through the debate.
And at the end I was delivering lines that you know produced a standing ovation that many people hadn't seen in decades.
I know I haven't seen such a thing in decades I've never seen it I don't know where we have to go to or to find that standing ovation but.
Other preceded it but it was a stunning moment.
-- And Mitt Romney he seemed.
He he seem to be foursquare and balanced through I'll.
I mean he answered obviously he was taking the most attacks from the opponents on the stage and there's a clear effort.
Ahead of South Carolina on Saturday to.
Have the conservative vote coalesced between behind one of those candidates.
Santorum or Gingrich obviously Rick Perry is still in play in South Carolina but not polling well heading into Saturday.
And congressman Paul has his own loyal base of support but.
The attacks were coming on Romney fast and furious and you know largely he came now.
Unscathed he had a few moments where you.
He had not so sure answers about when he was going to release -- tax records for example.
But overall I think you know was one on -- win column for governor Romney -- to get out of there.
And and and and congressman Ron Paul Brett.
And I as I watch and and the man got lost there for a while.
Was just my impression -- did he -- literally get lost it in his -- Lot you know he is domestic policy agenda as you well know cutting a trillion dollars out of the budget in the first year is so.
Appealing to a lot of people inside the GOP.
But -- foreign policy answers.
Concern a lot you know the last debate Rick Santorum said the things the GOP likes about Ron Paul.
He couldn't get through congress the things they fear about him.
He would do day one that's an attack that seems to hit especially in a place like South Carolina that has lot of military.
And and on the answer on the question that I asked.
You -- most analysts say it wasn't his strongest moment throughout this campaign.
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