I came in this morning planning to review last night’s Democratic debate and blog about the energy/environment questions. Turns out there were none — indeed, policy and substance were almost entirely absent from the debate. There seems to be broad agreement that it was a real low point for journalism, a gotcha-fest that illuminated nothing but the decadence of the establishment media.

It did, however, produce one truly magnificent cultural artifact. Watch below as Obama discusses the debate the day after. Watch at 2:30. One hundred Grist points go to the first commenter who catches the reference.

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