TKC RYAN VS. BIDEN KINDA LIVE BLOG!!!
Take a look a a few thoughts from the VEEP debate as they happened . . .
Ryan seems like a really annoying college grad student.
Biden's best line that I noticed: "They Guys Bet Against America"
(AFTER THE JUMP . . . MONEY LINES AND QUIPS FROM THE DEBATE)
Ryan: This Administration has no credibility on this issue i.e. Iran.
Ryan getting kicked around starting to look nervous.
Biden: No difference between our positions i.e. Iran
Biden: All this bluster . . . What are they talking about? We will not let them (Iran) get a nuclear weapon.
Ryan . . . Good move on name checking Netanyahu
Spring Red Line . . . That's when we're going to war no matter who wins!!!
Biden: "This is a bunch of stuff!!!"
Biden: "Iran is more isolated today then when we took office."
Ryan: "They are four years closer to a nuclear weapon."
Biden: "If we ever have to take action (IRAN), we will have the world behind us."
Ryan keeps hammering away at credibility.
Ryan thinking a lot from the viewpoint of Iran Ayatollahs.
Ryan: If they get nuclear weapons, a lot of other people on the block will too . . . And we can't live with that.
Economy . . . Unemployment under 6% . . . Should only take about 30 years.
BIDEN NAME CHECKS THE 47%
Ryan: The Economy is headed in the wrong direction. "This is not what a real recovery looks like.
Ryan: "Mitt Romney is a car guy" . . . And now a story . . . And Mitt Romney pays for college!!!
First laugh of the debate goes to Ryan clowing Biden's "Mr. Biden knows sometimes words don't come out of your mouth the right way."
Biden notes letter sent by Ryan asking for stimulus money.
Biden gets laugh . . . Says he's still willing to entertain any letters asking for cash from Ryan.
Ryan seems solid on Medicare and voucher talk seems nice until it meets the real world.
Biden constantly interrupting and taking apart Ryan on Medicare in the process.
Fundamentally . . . It doesn't seem like Republicans are strong on Medicare and Ryan talking around vouchers seems to prove as much.
Ryan money line: There aren't enough rich people and small businesses to pay for their spending.
Biden: Not mathematically possible.
BIDEN MONEY LAUGH LINE: "OH, NOW YOU'RE JACK KENNEDY!"
Great question on Afganistan . . . Why not leave now?
No new answers from anybody and only talk that essentially says nothing.
Biden: We are leaving in 2014.
Can feel the nation falling asleep on the foreign policy debate . . .
AND THE DEBATE MOVES TO ABORTION GETS CATH-A-HOLIC!!!
Biden capitalizes on Roe V. Wade Fear.
Closing question . . . Biden touts middle-class over rich.
Ryan goes for a bit but looks nice doing it. Says he's honest.
Ryan has good questions . . . "What kind of country are we going to be? What kind of country will we leave to our kids."
Ryan . . . Very much like Pepsi . . . "The Choice Rests With You."