All good, Biden best in debate
The Kansas City Star
Vice President Joe Biden is often portrayed as a gaffe-prone, cartoonish character. I think a lot of people tuned in tonight expecting — maybe hoping — to see him trip up.
Didn’t happen. Biden showed himself to be smart, agile, knowledgeable and persuasive.
You can criticize him for grinning while opponent Paul Ryan was talking. You can knock him for interrupting and say he was rude. But the vice president was in charge in this debate. He actually seemed to be enjoying himself.
Ryan did fine. He kept his cool and made some persuasive arguments, though his refusal to cite specifics on Syria and tax deductions was glaring.
Martha Raddatz set a new standard. Cool and decisive, she sought answers, not talking points.