Was Chris Matthews Biden’s debate coach?


Oct. 11, 2012: Paul Ryan and Joe Biden discuss a point during the vice presidential debate. (AP)

Editor’s note: Here is a sampling of tweets from Fox News contributors, anchors and others during the vice presidential debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan in Danville, Kentucky:

“i hope i get equal time,” says the guy who wouldn’t shut up.@GregGutfeld

Monica Crowley ‏@MonicaCrowley: Biden’s creepy, condescending smile is designed to minimize Ryan. It’s only succeeding in making Biden look like a supreme jerk.

@NRSC Was Chris Matthews Biden’s debate coach?

@GretaWire: I think i might turn this off if it were not my job to watch it…the interruptions make it impossible to learn anything.

Biden smiling and mugging to cameras is odd. Laura Ingraham @IngrahamAngle

Dick Morris ‏@DickMorrisTweet #debates good rap on Social Security by Ryan. very good on the board rationing. good on social security

Ben Smith ‏@BuzzFeedBen It’s like forceful & convincing Biden vs. smirking/slightly off-rails Biden with Ryan moderating.

Steven CrowderVerified ‏@scrowder Joe Biden “May I translate?! BKAJSTKUSDKUTSDJFNMSDF SDGGOSDKGJ!!! #VPDebate

#debates Now they act like typical politicians. Such a contrast to first debate. This is like MSNBC at its worst @DickMorrisTweet

jimgeraghty ‏@jimgeraghty I’m sorry, after tonight I cannot support the Lehrer-Raddatz ticket.

GregGutfeld ‏@greggutfeld Wow, it’s like Joe is talking to me (if I’m a frightened commuter on the Acela).

@chucktodd: Biden’s energy works for him when he’s talking; that same energy during the split screen in the form of smirks at certain times, not sure

@BernardGoldberg Memo to Biden: Stop interrupting. And stop rolling your eyes. It’s really annoying.

Larry Sabato ‏@LarrySabato Ryan is coming across well, yet Biden is cleaning up. It’s Biden’s 40 yrs of national experience.

Karl Rove ‏@KarlRove Why does @JoeBiden speak so poorly of people he keeps calling “my friend”

Bill Maher ‏@billmaher And btw Martha, what a truly horrible question this is on abortion and Catholics.

Larry Sabato ‏@LarrySabato We were told this test would not require math.

Karl Rove ‏@KarlRove Raddatz final question was her own personal editorial. Debate deserved better. #debate

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