Fred finally shows his stuff in South Carolina Thursday night. Only time will tell if it's too little, too late. But for sure, this was worth the price of admission. Here Fred is clear, concise, focused and truly defines the differences he has with Huckabee. Now he needs to do it with John McCain and fast. Then he needs to keep doing it. And doing it. And doing it.
"Fred went light on John McCain because he needs McCain to win Michigan. If either of the others win there, South Carolina is a three-way contest and Fred loses and has to drop out of the race. Of the threee candidates contesting him in the Palmetto State, McCain was the only one Fred couldn’t eliminate, so Fred left him alive to deliver a death blow to Romney in Michigan while Fred concentrated on killing Huckabee himself."
---Bob Krumm, live blogging from South Carolina, Thursday night.