Hopefully, last night’s debate between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will be their last one-on-one encounter.

Instead of arguing over how to get out of Iraq, how to repair the economy, how to combat climate change and how to restore the positive role of government in people’s lives, the Democratic candidates, egged on by a relentless stream of “gotcha” questions from ABC’s top news commentators, tried their best to out-FOX each other, as my colleague John Nichols writes.

If you were fortunate enough not to have watched last night, you can get a good sense of the travesty by checking out TPMtv’s video summary, Wall to Wall Ugly.