October 2, 2008: TV pundits: Palin, Biden debate no game-changer (AP)

  • Palin returned to the folksy, “you betcha” style of straight talk that endeared her to people at the Republican convention, and displayed a well-coached command of the facts. She didn’t always answer questions, but turned that into a point of pride, saying she may not be answering the way Biden or moderator Gwen Ifill wanted to hear, but that “I’m going to talk straight to the American people.”