Say it ain't so Hilary and Barak.
Obama was the big loser, because now he's down on their level, looking a lot less like the inspirational man of hope who transcends politics as usual and more like a politician who in my eyes didn't defend himself well enough because she got him on facts that seem to suggest failings that would take too complicated an explanation to explain, especially in a few seconds, or even minutes, on TV in a debate.
But he should have been better prepared for her slams, as she obviously was for his. And she came out of it looking refreshed. He's been looking a little haggard.
Edwards came across best, though he's not above that politics as usual stuff either.
And the amunition they supplied for whoever the Republican nominee will be, let alone the resentments they are creating among their supporters toward each other. If this didn't do it, more of the same will, that is, once again pull the Democratic Party in different directions so that the Republicans can pick off the factions one by one.