His good moments were typically impressive, but his bad moments were awkward and tentative. Failed Mission One by not efficiently laying a glove on Huckabee. At times seemed inexplicably unrehearsed (not in a good way), including during the first tough exchange with Giuliani over immigration. At other times seemed jarringly over-rehearsed, such as when addressing whether he accepts the Bible as literally true and when weighing in on the appropriateness of the Confederate flag. Strong on family issues and education.
by Mark Halperin
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