- Graham: Pence got spread out of the debate. There were too many attacks and he had too few answers
- Pence was trying to gloss over, re-explain, and even change the direction of the answers given by Trump
Todd Graham is the director of debate at Southern Illinois University. His teams have won five national championships and advanced to the "final-four" of a national championship tournament nine consecutive years. He's been recognized three times as the national debate coach of the year. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)Last night, Tim Kaine and Mike Pence took up their most public roles yet as surrogates for their leaders in the vice presidential debate.