If you missed Stuart's Take on the show today, you missed something new and unique. His 16 year-old daughter watched the debate with a group of friends. She does not follow the issues very closely. But she took detailed notes. And left them for Stuart when he woke up this morning:
Here’s what she said:
-“Most importantly, it’s hard to even view that as a debate considering Biden wouldn’t stop interrupting Ryan.”
-“Ryan could have been a little more aggressive.”
-“Based on sheer facts and content, Ryan won the debate and stayed collected.”
-“Overall: Biden had a strong presence with a lot to say and repaired some of the damage from Obama last week.”
-However, Ryan was more respectful and on point with great content. Ryan won based on his points and information.”
Stu present this, of course, as a proud father. But also as a direct response from an otherwise disinterested young debate viewer. Obviously, it’s not a scientific poll, and it’s not a focus group. But it says something when a youngster is so intrigued by politics that she sits through ninety minutes of “the bully and the wonk.”
What do you think of her assessment? Agree or disagree?
Stuart Varney joined FOX Business Network (FBN) as an anchor in 2007 and is the host of "Varney & Co." (9-11 AM/ET) on weekdays. Click here for more information about Stuart Varney.