We’re about thirty minutes into the debate and already Vide President Joe Biden is receiveing pretty tough reviews for his bizarre smiling and smirking as debate moderator Martha Raddatz talks about issues as serious as Iran getting a nuclear weapon.
These aren’t exactly conservative media types, either.
CNN’s Piers Morgan tweeted:
Joe, seriously, STOP SMIRKING. This is serious stuff. Be Vice-Presidential. #PMTdebate
– Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) October 12, 2012
The Daily Beast’s Kirsten Powers also isn’t impressed:
Biden laughing while Martha talks about Iran getting the bomb is just weird.
– kirsten powers (@kirstenpowers10) October 12, 2012
What’s funny, Mr. Vice President? It only gets worse… The Washington Post’s Erik Wemple:
Biden really pushing it with his interruptions.#vpdebate
— ErikWemple (@ErikWemple) October 12, 2012
If Biden’s strategy was to come off like a complete jerk, he’s succeeding brilliantly.
— Philip Klein (@philipaklein) October 12, 2012