0:35 – Sam Stein: An Obama aide summarizes the night’s proceeding as such: Palin did a good job, as expected, but Biden was the star of the evening, hitting the right tones, coming off passionate and informed and not seeming demeaning in the slightest to his combatant.

Moreover, he adds, when you look back at the tape there was little to any substance in Palin’s answers.

“She could not articulate one place where her ticket differs from Bush,” he writes.

And on CNN, David Gergen echoes what the aide said: Palin did what she needed to do, but “Joe Biden gave the best debate performance of his life.’

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Peter Fray

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