I WAS TWEETING the debate last night like Vin Diesel: FAST AND FURIOUS.
(ACTUALLY, if I were really tweeting like the Diese, I'd be tweeting about D&D).
THOSE OF YOU who were unlucky enough to have followed the whole thing will recall:
A) MY PREDICTION that the pundits would attempt to call the debate for McCain, purely out of a desire for a new plotline.
B) MY ABSOLUTE SURPRISE that the instant polls would reveal such an overwhelming consensus in favor of Obama, especially among independents.
I WAS GOING to write on about how bizarre it was to watch the pundits on CNN all suddenly change their minds about what just happened the moment they learned of those early polls...
(EXCEPT GERGEN, who actually got it exactly right, saying McCain's eye-roll and facial spasm strategy that began at the 20 minute mark would be his undoing)...
AND I WAS GOING to write how I ended up feeling no better than those pundits once it was clear my dire, gut pessimism about debate coverage was proven false (for the fourth time in a row this season).
BUT THEN, while looking for a link to back up my Diesel/D&D claim above, I came across this video.
And now this video is THE ONLY THING IN THE WORLD THAT MATTERS:
THAT IS ALL.