Just don't forget the thing that was being polished.
Tim Kaine and Pence both performed as expected. Kaine did well in supporting his running mate's policies and in highlighting the important differences between Clinton and Trump. But the whole thing was an exercise in "meh." Didn't hurt, didn't help. Nothing will change. The Veeps are a sideshow.
A couple good jabs from the Twitterverse:
If I wanted to watch two white dudes bicker near a woman named Elaine, I would definitely just watch Seinfeld.
This debate is subtitled: Lying liar and the frustrated guy trying to interrupt him. #VPdebate
A neighborhood friend is dealing with her husband's Alzheimer's disease, but he still watched the debates, as she live-Facebooked some his pithier comments about Pence. I loved these two:
Schmarmy son of a bitch!