Eugene Robinson: At the Democratic debate, much conflict but little clarity – Salt Lake Tribune
That said, the big question was whether Biden — still far ahead in the polls — could rebound from a disastrous performance in June, when he seemed tentative, confused, almost doddering. The Biden we saw Wednesday night was different, or at least different enough. He mixed up his numbers a couple of times, saying “3 trillion” when he meant “30 trillion,” and his final words of the night — an apparent attempt to tell viewers how to send a text to his campaign — were incomprehensible. But during thrust-and-parry exchanges with his rivals, Biden generally gave as well as he got.