The Many Flavors of Fetterman Cope

John Fetterman. (Photo by Kriston Jae Bethel/AFP/Getty Images.)

Normally the challenge in writing about a Senate debate is taking care to cover the key exchanges and shoehorning them into a contrived, too-pat “who won, who lost” narrative.

The challenge in writing about Tuesday night’s Pennsylvania Senate debate between John Fetterman and Mehmet Oz is trying to convey just how pitifully Fetterman struggled to communicate as he recovers from a stroke.

No words will do it justice. The best I can do is to say that Herschel Walker might not be the least coherent member of the Senate next year after all.

It was so bad that Joe Scarborough’s show, which airs on liberal America’s favorite cable-news network, felt obliged to air a lowlight reel the morning after.

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