“Weird or Bearded”

“WEIRD OR BEARDED”….Taegan Goddard highlights this line from the Economist’s roundup of last week’s Republican debate:

Meanwhile Fox News, which broadcast the debate, continued its tradition of balancing good-looking conservative pundits with liberals who look either weird or bearded.

Weird or bearded? Somebody help me out here. Who were the pundits on display that evening?