Open thread: Tea Party debate

Last night in Tampa Florida was the CNN/Tea Party Express GOP Presidential debate, featuring Michelle Bachmann, Rick Perry, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Jon Huntsman.

Some highlights I’ve seen cropping up so far:

Michelle Bachmann went after Gov. Rick Perry for his support and implementation of a mandatory HPV vaccine in Texas, via Huffington Post.

The audience apparently cheered the idea of an uninsured person dying because of lack of access to health insurance (via TPM):

Blitzer asked if under Paul’s libertarian philosophy, a sick man without insurance should be allowed to die in the hospital rather than have the state pay his medical bills. Before Paul could answer that question, shouts of “yes!” and cheering bubbled up from the audience.

The Washington Post has their assessment of the winners and losers of the debate.

What do you think?

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