The Corner

Kaine The Interruptor

The single dominant motif of this debate so far is Kaine interrupting, talking over and shouting down Pence. It seems a deliberate effort to replicate how Joe Biden handled Paul Ryan, out of gripping fear that the audience might actually get to hear the other side respond.

We heard ad nauseum complaints that it was somehow sexist for Hillary to ever get interrupted, but we see no other Democrats acting as if chronic interruption is anything but a virtue, with no female opponent onstage.

Dan McLaughlin is an attorney practicing securities and commercial litigation in New York City, and a contributing columnist at National Review Online.

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