The gloves came off of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at Sunday night’s debate. His performance perfectly matched his surge in poll numbers at the South Carolina event.
The audience heard no more of “The American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails,” like he told front-runner Hillary Clinton at the October debate.
For those who like numbers, ABC political director and number-cruncher Rick Klein kept score. After the dust settled, he tweeted:
Focus group – RT @ChrisKofinis: Sanders wins SC debate in blowout – 27 for Sanders, 2 HRC, 1 O'Malley.
Very strong performance..
— Rick Klein (@rickklein) January 18, 2016
Not even close, which has to be an ego-deflater to the former secretary of state.
The New York Post reported: