For the last time (except maybe for Election Day itself, when I figure I’ll do a live-blogging marathon), I’m shortening the blogging day just a bit in order to prepare for live-blogging the final presidential debate. I’ll be back at around 8:30 PM EDT with some pre-event thoughts, and then plug through until the spin wars either subside or make me physically ill.

Please use the comment thread to post any thoughts or predictions you have about tonight’s debate. Perhaps the most fun and useful would be predictions of how the candidate manage to pivot from foreign policy questions to their favorite domestic themes.

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Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.