In the age of Twitter we no longer have to wait until debates are over to see how partisans will portray events and gaffes—now we can witness the spinning, reporting, and commentary in real time.
You can watch YouTube’s live video stream of the town hall presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney below. (The live-stream window has been removed post-debate.) The stream is accompanied by the live Tweets of 20 liberal pundits, surrogates, and politicos on the left-hand side of the screen and 20 conservative pundits, surrogates, and politicos on the right-hand side of the screen. Welcome to Tweet alley!