Thursday, October 6th, 2016 10:55:12

The Understudy

I hope Donald Trump was watching his running mate during the vice presidential debate this week. If so, I expect that he learned some valuable lessons.

The debate between Sen. Tim Kaine, D., Va., and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, R., was held at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.

Kaine and Pence sat a table with the moderator, CBS’ Elaine Quijano, who was rarely visible to viewers at home. Instead, TV screens were filled for most of the evening with split-screen pictures showing the two candidates: Kaine appeared aggressive, angry and aggravated; Pence was, well, presidential.