October 11, 2012 5:31 PM Subscribe
The Biden/Ryan showdown is upon us.
posted by triggerfinger (2090 comments total)
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Following last week's surprisingly weak performance by Obama at the first Presidential debate, all eyes are on Joe Biden to come out swinging
. Unlike Biden's last VP debate, this time he is up against a wonkish legislator and decent debater
in Paul Ryan, who is the favorite
to win the debate.
Two very different candidates with very different worldviews, it's hard to know what the focus will be tonight, as the VP debates do not have an official topic. It is speculated that, among other things, Paul Ryan's budget will come up, as well as "the 47%", $716 billion
and possibly even the recent attacks in Benghazi
When asked about his thoughts on the debate, Obama simply replied"I think Joe just needs to be Joe.