While I try to keep the sport of politics out of the newsletter, I will make this prediction: We’ve reached peak Trump. But I’m only referring to Trump the politician. Trump the personality is dominating your living room in epic fashion. Consider this: Last night’s GOP debate on CNN drew 22.6 million viewers. To put that in context, the series finale of Breaking Bad had about half that number of viewers. (Maybe the magic is in the facial expressions.)

+ FiveThirtyEight: What went down in the second GOP debate.

+ Vox: The best, worst, and Trumpiest moments of last night’s debate. And here’s a look at the debate in 90 seconds.