We watched the third debate on PBS, but I know I nodded off at one or two points. I do, however, plan to watch Democracy Now!’s podcast adding in the third party candidates.

My takeaway was that the white guy was essentially copying answers from the black guy sitting next to him. He clearly hadn’t been paying attention in this course, and in fact had been left back several times, but he knew that the guy sitting next to him was an ace on foreign policy. Since the exam was oral, he didn’t even have to sneak looks at the other guy’s paper.

The white guy also played it real cool when the black guy accused him of copying his answers. He knew that his friends at Faux news really wanted to accuse the black guy of being an angry black guy, so he just smiled wanly. He liked this…

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