The Democratic presidential hopefuls just had their first ever debate using questions from YouTube video. Was the experiment a better act of democracy? We assess how the candidates did with Ana Marie Cox of Time and blogger Jeff Jarvis and we take your comments. Also, what sports have to do with progressive politics, everything you wanted to know about the New York City public housing system, an update from Albany, and an explanation of the possible link between diet soda and metabolic syndrome.
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