Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Mike Pence went toe-to-toe on the debate stage for the very first and only time Tuesday evening.
As the significant parties’ Vice Presidential candidates sought to make their case for their respective tickets, the stakes could not be greater.
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Final Monday, right after a lot of months of hype, Donald Trump met Hillary Clinton in the most-watched presidential debate in history.
Trump’s dutiful cable Television minions and unscientific, unreliable on the web polls aside, the consensus was that the Donald imploded.
He came in virtually tied with the Democratic regular bearer, only to derail his White House bid with 90 minutes of word vomit.
The bad news for Mike Pence, the Indiana Governor and #2 man on the Republican ticket? He has to clean up after this disaster.
The excellent news? Trump is nonetheless only four-5 points down and has bounced back multiple occasions ahead of following pundits stuck a fork in him.
You can’t shake a political juggernaut this YUGE very easily, men and women!
Compared to the presidential debates, this showdown is bound to be boring. Stiff. Wooden. Mind-numbingly focused on policy.
Good for the American folks, albeit not for Tv fireworks.
With Pence and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, Trump and Clinton picked V.P. selections you fairly significantly can’t assist but like.
Positive, ideological and political differences abound, but darned if you would not like Pence or Kaine as your subsequent door neighbor.
In reality, the takeaway of viewers who sit through this occasion may be disappointment … that this wasn’t the presidential debate.
Pence’s goal, heading into the evening? Attempt to mitigate the damage brought on by the prime of his own ticket with calm and competence.
A longtime conservative preferred, he’ll no doubt assuage some concerns amongst Trump’s base by virtue of merely displaying up.
Kaine’s objective? Be his similarly decent, affable, and certified self while portraying Clinton as the steady hand America demands.
Oh, and sandbag Pence with Trump quotes every 10 seconds.
Which of the two was capable to pull it off? Did they fight to a snooze-fest of a draw, as several observers predicted before the event?
You inform us: Who won the great V.P. debate of 2016?
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