Joe Biden won this debate. The candidates on stage really went after each other tonight and in ways that highlighted how extreme some of their views are. The moderates on stage, who have no chance of winning, spent their time highlighting how far left and unelectable Warren and Sanders are. They were doing Biden’s work for him and he didn’t even get his hands dirty.
Beto O’Rourke lost. It turns out that he’s only charismatic and inspiring when the alternative is Ted Cruz.
Marianne Williamson went from the unknown, crazy candidate who had no chance of winning to the known, crazy candidate who has no chance of winning.
Pete Buttigieg continued to show how he is comfortable in his own skin and is able to look centrist while not alienating the liberal base.