June 3rd, 2007
09:53 PM ET
7 years ago

Spin, spin, spin

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (CNN) - The debate’s long over, but the real fun is just getting started. All the action right now is in the spin room. Never heard of such a place? Well, it’s where the candidates go to tell journalists and bloggers what they just said in the debate. And it’s where surrogates go brag about how well their candidates performed, which is basically SPIN.

Right now the room is packed. Television reporters are doing live shots in the corners of the room, and journalists and camera operators are crowding surrogates speaking at eight different stations, one for each campaign. It’s quite a zoo but very entertaining. The biggest stars in the room right now are Bill Richardson and Elizabeth Edwards. They’re the biggest names in the room and they’re each attracting the biggest crowds.

I’m heading back down into the action myself.

- CNN Deputy Political Director Paul Steinhauser

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  1. H.Towell Waterford,MI

    must be like the spin room where the Bushies said Bush was wonderful and won the debates with Kerry.Cannot remember if it was the "this is hard work debate"or the one where Bush had the square machine under the back of his suit jacket.

    June 3, 2007 10:04 pm at 10:04 pm |