5:51 PM PT: So, welcome to the ballgame. I hope you've stocked up on your drink of choice and popcorn of preference. I'm going with water.5:52 PM PT:
5:54 PM PT: Rachel Maddow just played a bit of the 1976 presidential debate in which audio difficulties caused a 27 minute technical delay. And as she points out, this is live television. And anything could happen. Hell, Mitt Romney might even come off as warm and personable and convince people that his whole 47% thing was really just a bad joke.
Nah.5:54 PM PT: Uh, so if Republicans act like dicks tonight, or boo a gay soldier or cheer death ... blame it on Ann.
5:59 PM PT: In Columbus, Ohio, on the CBS affiliate, there was just an anti-Romney ad from the Planned Parenthood Action Fund.
6:00 PM PT: Barb pointed out to me that CSPAN is covering the debate if I want to take Mitt Romney very seriously.6:01 PM PT: