According to the Huffington Post, the VP debate has the potential to spiral out of control for both candidates.

John Neffinger from the Huffington Post contests that although billed as one sided, the debate could go either way:

“Let me preface this by saying how much I hope I’m wrong. And there are many reasons I might be, so that’s good. But consider…

Palin has become a national laughingstock by flailing her way through “getting to know you” questions about her background and her knowledge of issues she doesn’t know much about. Many people are anticipating more of the same at tonight’s debate.

Joe. Biden is a smart guy, and I like him a lot, but there is a reason he has never quite made it out of the middle of the pack of presidential contenders. He often seems to want to wow people, and tries a little too hard. He puts on a show, saying things like “Ladies and gentlemen…” and flashing his great toothy grin – sometimes even grinning when he’s talking about war and terrorism and suffering.”

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Peter Fray

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