For extended periods of time during the two-hour debate, candidates sought to talk over one another, land opposition research hits and create zingers that they could then use to raise money for campaigns rapidly running out of it.
It made for an absolutely terrible debate — to watch and to participate in.
Which brings me to this photo of Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar reacting to being caught in the middle of a shouting match between former Vice President Joe Biden and billionaire businessman Tom Steyer over the latter’s supposed support for private prisons.
Yes, Amy. I feel you. We all feel you.
Asked about her reaction in the photo, Klobuchar told CNN’s John Berman this on Wednesday morning (bolding is mine):
“It was a legitimate discussion, but Steyer moved over closer and closer to my space to the point I thought I could actually get hit on the debate stage. … And then I thought, ‘Well he’s kinda got deep pockets if that happens.’ I don’t know. But I was literally sandwiched between the two of them yelling at each other. I knew very well what wa