Debate's Big Buzz: Biden's Smiles, Smirks

Vice president's laugh becomes an instant meme
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 12, 2012 7:18 AM CDT

(Newser) – Joe Biden must think Paul Ryan is hilarious, because he was constantly smiling, smirking, or laughing outright at his opponent during last night's vice-presidential debate. It didn't go unnoticed. Twitter lit up with posts about the smile strategy, Politico reports, and it even spawned two, count them two, Laughing Joe Biden accounts. Here were some of the more noteworthy tweets:

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Republicans, of course, are eager to use the smile against Biden. Slate points out that before midnight, the RNC had out a video highlighting Biden's laugh, complete with ominous music, and Drudge Report's big headline simply read, "Smile, Smile, Smile." (Read more Joe Biden stories.)

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