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Press Release - Verdict is in: Conservatives Think Jindal Won, Liberals Think Graham Won

September 17, 2015

SIMI VALLEY – According to conservative press and pundits on Twitter, Governor Jindal came out on top at the debate. According to liberals, it was Lindsey Graham.

Here's some coverage:

Bobby Jindal took on the GOP #surrendercaucus and won the debate.

— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) September 17, 2015

An hour later I'm still getting emails from people suddenly rooting for @BobbyJindal

— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) September 17, 2015

Winners & Losers: 1. Jindal, 2. Graham, 3. Santorum, 4. the other guy #GOPDebate

— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) September 16, 2015

Jindal blasts DC: "Honest socialists on the left and lying conservatives on the right." AMEN! AMEN! AMEN!!! #GOPDebate

— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) September 16, 2015

Likeliest breakout is Jindal.

— Ben Domenech (@bdomenech) September 16, 2015

Jindal hitting Congressional Republicans. He asks, what's the point of having the majority? Good tactical play. #GOPDebate

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) September 16, 2015

Winner: @BobbyJindal did a lot to shake off the boring reputation, and crystallized his attack dog makeover at #GOPDebate

— Christopher Bedford (@CBedfordDC) September 17, 2015

Jindal is the only candidate to come out of this expansion draft and make it to the bigs. He's tonight's Fiorina so far. #CNNDebate

— Michael Berry (@MichaelBerrySho) September 16, 2015

That was Jindal at his strongest point so far. #GOPDebate

— Kerry Picket (@KerryPicket) September 16, 2015

Jindal was on fire tonight. #CNNDebate

— Matt Mackowiak (@MattMackowiak) September 16, 2015

Jindal on the problem with DC elites is great moment. Will resonate w primary electorate. #CNNDebate

— Bruce Haynes (@BrucePurple) September 16, 2015

@BobbyJindal 's got some fight

— Glenn Thrush (@GlennThrush) September 16, 2015

JIndal slamming the GOP Congress was his best moment.

— John Nolte (@NolteNC) September 16, 2015

for mentioning the targeting of Christians, thank you Bobby Jindal #gratefultweet

— Kathryn Jean Lopez (@kathrynlopez) September 16, 2015

Heckuva defense of religious liberty by Jindal. "Can we get a list of jobs Christians can't have?"

— Amanda Carpenter (@amandacarpenter) September 16, 2015

@BobbyJindal is winning this debate — he's so good at "getting to the bottom line" — he's very tough on all his opponents.

— Lara M Brown (@LaraMBrownPhD) September 16, 2015

Jindal closing with blistering attack on DC GOP, saying he's angrier with them than with Obama. #GOPDebate

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) September 16, 2015

Jindal comes out swinging. #GOPDebate

— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) September 16, 2015

And here's some stories:

RedState: Bobby Jindal Wins the First Debate

Politico: "... it was Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal who established himself as the most die-hard conservative on the stage."

Washington Post: "For Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, the thing to underline was his hard-line challenge to Washington Republicans, who he said were caving in the face of Democratic pressure."

Bobby Jindal, Press Release - Verdict is in: Conservatives Think Jindal Won, Liberals Think Graham Won Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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