The undercard of tonight’s GOP debate (yes, another one) began at 6 p.m. on Fox News, a time when very few people are at home engaging with their televisions. The debates are so openly pointless that Rand Paul didn’t even bother to show up to this one, choosing instead to do anything other than listen to Rick Santorum’s fossilized god warrior shtick for the hundredth time.

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Anyway, Carly Fiorina is there. Fiorina spent a few debates up on the big stage before being relegated back to this shit because her poll numbers have dropped down to where she doesn’t really even have statistically significant support. Fiorina isn’t going to be president but she deeply wants to be recognized as a person of note anyhow, and so she must raise the stakes. Tonight that manifested itself in the form of an especially acidic applause line aimed at a person who wasn’t even in the room:

Very soon Carly Fiorina will be on Twitter launching her zings into the void just like the rest of us.

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