* It was the debate debacle that launched a thousand memes. The Marcobot Moment. The Marco Malfunction. Rubot. Marco Roboto. The larger question now is whether, and how much, it'll matter (http://on.msnbc.com/1PgNN3o).
* On a related note, while you've probably heard about Rubio robotically repeating his talking points, over and over again, everyone hasn't heard that the talking points subtly endorsed an anti-Obama idea from the crackpot fringe (http://on.msnbc.com/1TOLBDa).
* It was alarming enough when Republican presidential candidates spent months expressing tacit support for torture. Over the weekend, it got much, much worse (http://on.msnbc.com/1Ri0Wvv).
* Progressive activists had a specific goal: push Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton into ruling out Social Security cuts. Their efforts are producing important results (http://on.msnbc.com/1Q3LNZm).
* Shortly after accusing Democrats of "extremism" on abortion, one Republican presidential hopeful stated his own far-from-the-mainstream position ... which suggests he may have the whole accusation backwards (http://on.msnbc.com/1Px0Uv7).
* With one day remaining before the New Hampshire primary, the latest polling is a bit of a mess (http://on.msnbc.com/20RrxlR). The only thing the surveys agree on is Donald Trump has a double-digit lead.