Anyone who is honest with themselves could see clearly that Biden won this debate. But it’s not about winning so much as getting to the truth. Biden challenged Ryan’s lies and drop kicked him on every point. At this point, anyone voting for Romney/Ryan is because you hate the black President more than you love Social Security, Medicare, civil rights, or your fellow Americans.
Originally posted on Extreme Liberal's Blog:
Steve Benen says it better than anyone, consistently…
Perhaps the clearest indication of who won and lost came quickly on the heels of the event itself: the Democratic post-debate message was that Joe Biden scored a clear win; the Republican message was that Joe Biden was too mean to Paul Ryan. The former is a boast of success; the latter is an excuse for failure.
In the larger context, it’s hard to overstate how much Democrats needed a shot in the arm like this. The surface-level goals of any vice presidential debate is for the candidates to demonstrate a capacity to step up in the event of a crisis, while defending their ticket’s agenda and knocking their rivals’ agenda. But for Biden, the overarching benefit was about the…
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