Tonight’s Debate Preview

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Hmmm. What should I watch tonight? Stanford vs. Oregon or Republican Debate XVII: Global Armageddon? Tough choice. But I’ll make a prediction anyway. Steve Benen asks:

Will Rick Perry joke about forgetting his talking points?

Answer: Yes he will. But he’ll choke and screw up the punchline. And Stanford wins by a touchdown.

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