Paul Ryan's big, sad eyes were mesmerizing, I'll admit, but were nothing compared with Joe Biden's teeth. They were gleaming, Clorox white. Whiter than the White Cliffs of Dover, my Canadian arctic homeland or a pile of bones in the desert. A little-noticed poll reports that three out of four dentists would vote for Joe's teeth. The fourth wants to see his floss certificate.
Now that the Olympics are over, let politics take center stage again. Clearly, no one is interested in winning the silver medal when it comes to the race for U.S. president. But interest in second bananas IS high.