Seven hours later, no one else has commented so I take another turn...
Palin: Was more eloquent than I thought she'd be. Not to say she didn't take the McCain School of Charm course on how to be condescending (does Alaska really have an accent that sounds like Minnesotan via Texas?). That down-home thing is down home but, uh, I think she lost a few people when she started a statement with, "Oh, there you go again, Joe..." Good to see that her lips are firmly planted on John McCain's butt. Extra credit for assuming the tone of someone who disapproved of other people's congressional voting record, considering that she's never been in a position to vote either way on the war. Husker du, frau?
Biden: I think he was wearing people out with the repetition of items. Sure, he has a few good points about how McCain has done business. But please don't make it sound like that's your entire toolbox. And huge kudos for getting verklempt when mentioning that his son is shipping out... I totally was not expecting that card from him, that bit of vulnerability was what you'd expect of a woman (Palin didn't flinch) and woke people up. Well-played.
Bonus points to George Lopez for saying that Palin must be a Latina: she's got a job and her man doesn't, she talks smack and her man says nothing, and she has a pregnant 17 year old daughter. :)
Bonus points to the moderator for only taking a minimum of bullshit on sticking to times, diverting questions, and extra rebuttals.
Number of times Palin used the word "maverick" to say McCain was one in 90 minutes: 6. Number of times Biden used the word "maverick" to say McCain wasn't one in 2 minutes: 7.
Say something cryptic then leave snickering.