All thing considered, last night's debate was likely the best glimpse at ideologies that will inform the next White House administration. Sadly, nothing was answered and the American voting public was easily distracted by eye-rolling, spin and a flying pest.
Accordingly, here's our look at some of the most informative perspectives on the conversation . . .
Ahead of Wednesday's vice-presidential debate, the buzz was around whether Kamala Harris or Mike Pence would turn in a standout performance. Instead, the unexpected star of the show was a fly, which landed on Pence's head and sat there, seemingly carefree, for a full two minutes.
Veep Debate At A Glance
Twitter users on Wednesday had mixed reactions to Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris's facial expressions aimed at Vice President Pence's remarks during their debate.
Debate Comeback Celebrated
Kamala Harris told Mike Pence "I'm speaking," as he interrupted her in last night's vice presidential debate, sparking a meme and rivaling the infamous fly as the most popular moment from the debate.
Coronavirus Stays Winning
Rachel Maddow remarks on the energy Kamala Harris put into attacking Mike Pence and the Trump administration in the vice presidential debate for their handling of the coronavirus crisis, contrasted with Pence's subdued style.
Prez Trump Looms Large
Wednesday night's vice presidential debate seemed likely to be a draw. Vice President Mike Pence was coming in as an incumbent, and, unlike President Donald Trump, he's a smooth-talking, unflappable debater. Sen. Kamala Harris was coming in as a sharp-witted former prosecutor who's made her name skewering Trump administration officials in the Senate.
Voters Disliked Sen. Harris
Voters found Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris to be "abrasive and condescending" at various points throughout Wednesday's debate with Vice President Mike Pence, pollster Frank Luntz told the Fox News reaction panel. "The complaint about Kamala Harris was that she was abrasive and condescending," said Luntz, who monitored the reactions of 15 undecided voters from eight battleground states throughout the evening.
VEEP DEBATE STILL DODGED BIG QUESTIONS!!!
Debate moderator Susan Page was able to keep the candidates in check. While there were a few interruptions, there was nothing that approached the verbal hectoring that defined 's outing against Democratic nominee last week.
You decide . . .