LAT James Rainey thinks Gwen Ifill is the one that won.
LAT Peter Wallsten used the word ‘grizzled’ for Joe Biden. The dude that got choked up and emotional when talking about his wife and children being in a car accident. Yeah, weird.
John Dickerson wrote that John McCain was the loser last night.
NYT editorial says Palin met the lowest expectations of any vice presidential candidate ever ‘mostly repeating cliches and tired attack lines’. Doggone it!
We like John F. Harris and Mike Allan‘s piece on Politico. It gave a decent rundown of the event.
Mike Madden, Salon’s Washington corespondent wrote,”Joe Biden was debating John McCain. And Sarah Palin was debating Sarah Palin…”
VP Debates are like NASCAR races. Everyone watches to see the car crashes. If there aren’t any…well then it was just a night of seeing cars drive around in circles.
Basically the folks writing about the debate – their general consensus was that Sarah Palin got a gold medal in the Special Olympics, but unfortunately she’s been recruited for the majors.