McCain is at least a gentleman. He agreed to a tougher debate format for the presidential debates in exchange for an easier format for the Unqualified One. Has anyone ever seen Joe when he gets going? I want him fighting for me. Check out the videos below.
Here's the debate schedule.
NYT: The Obama and McCain campaigns have agreed to an unusual free-flowing format for the three televised presidential debates, which begin Friday, but the McCain camp fought for and won a much more structured approach for the questioning at the vice-presidential debate, advisers to both campaigns said Saturday.
At the insistence of the McCain campaign, the Oct. 2 debate between the Republican nominee for vice president, Gov. Sarah Palin, and her Democratic rival, Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr., will have shorter question-and-answer segments than those for the presidential nominees, the advisers said. There will also be much less opportunity for free-wheeling, direct exchanges between the running mates.
McCain advisers said they had been concerned that a loose format could leave Ms. Palin, a relatively inexperienced debater, at a disadvantage and largely on the defensive. read more on the debate strategy.
Biden gets feisty. Biden will need to be reined in so that Palin gets time to speak and show how unqualified she is.
Here Biden is attacking Bush on the Iraq War