Some think most bloggers “are not fit to carry a reporter’s notebook.” But ask some veteran reporters what they would ask Bush and Kerry at the debates and you don’t get anything more compelling that the average pajama-wearing blogger would ask. Instead, you get a lot of versions of the “still beat your wife?” question.

Except for Jack Germond, former political columnist for The Baltimore Sun.

For Bush: “You have depicted the war in Iraq as a patriotic cause, so why haven’t you urged your daughters and other young people in your family and administration to help fight it?”