"Straight onto the tax attack, and a strong start for McCain, though he's blinking madly, it has to be said."
"McCain gets very cross indeed when Obama accuses him of negative campaigning. 'Let me just say categorically, I'm proud of the people who come to our rallies,' he says, and adds something completely confusing about people wearing hats."
"John McCain is a very strange chap. I'm sorry, but there it is."p>
All from Oliver Burkeman's live blogging of last night's debate over on the Guardian website.