The question to be asked is, “who is most able to be president should the commander-in-chief die?” Not, how did Palin do? Or, who won the debate? Senator Biden clearly established his experience and knowledge of issues with a near perfect performance. But, any semblance of an actual debate or accurate after analysis, for the most part, was no where to be found.
Truthfully, I did expect Palin to be able to form declarative sentences where the subject and predicate matched. But I wondered if she would fumble badly and she didn’t. So she exceeded expectations which some took it to mean she did well. As soon as I heard her say, "I may not answer the questions that either the moderator or you want to hear, but I'm going to talk straight to the American people and let them know my track record also," I knew what her handlers had in store for us.
Afterwards, NBC went to their panel of undecided voters to analyze their responses. Never mind these people, if they were truly undecided, must have brains whose processing circuits have to take the long way around. Or to use a
I have just switched channels to find out the Cubs were way behind with the possibility of soon being 0-2 in a 5 games series. It was the low point of the evening.
Today, I find most of the commentary agreeing with my point of view, although no accounting for what the Joe Six Packs might think. But what really what helped me feel good was this from http://adennak.dailykos.com/