I don't suppose that many other people here in Melbourne were watching the debate - it's AFL Grand Final Day here today.
I was pretty impressed with Obama's coolness today. The Surge tactics-strategy argument was probably over most people's heads. I hoped that Obama would have pushed the issue that the objective of 'The Surge' was political reconciliation which hasn't happened yet, regardless of the recent vote on elections (which kicked the Kirkuk can down the road). Plus the fact that 'The Surge' wasn't the only reason for the drop in violence.
At the end of the day, it wasn't the game-changer that McCain needed.
Now on to important matters! Geelong or Hawthorn?