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Who Won the First Debate? Experts on the Left and Right Weigh In

Jun 27, 2019 - The New York Times

Senator Elizabeth Warren, the only person on the stage Wednesday polling in double digits, was expected to be the star of the first Democratic debate — and for the first half-hour, she was. But by the end, several lower-polling candidates had taken the spotlight: Senators Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar, and especially Julián Castro.

Twitter is a bad gauge for public opinion, but a decent source for the assessments of political experts, including those who know the stakes of debates best:...