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Vice president Joseph Biden taking -- Paul Ryan and a vice presidential debate this evening and Biden will have some work cut out form.
And if Fox News poll shows the 46% of Americans have a favorable opinion -- Paul Ryan.
Compare that to 44%.
-- the vice president with reaction to that and looks ahead tonight.
Let's bring in Judith Miller Fox News contributor and a fellow at Manhattan institute.
And -- sets are former Press Secretary for vice president Al Gore did to you first the most to lose tonight.
Biden has the most to lose because if he doesn't improve.
On the president's performance.
This ticket is in big trouble.
Christie is it really avoiding gaffes this evening because I would much rather save.
Him a little loose with his lips then be a bowl are.
Well I would assure you that he would not going to be boring in fact neither of them are because we -- to attack dogs both of them have something to prove tonight.
You have that Biden who as you said is going to be trying -- make up for the president's lackluster performance last week.
And then he also have Paul Ryan hey this is its first major.
I'm an appointment on this stage his first big time hair and you have to show that he -- really brings something to the ticket because he's the first.
VP candidate in modern memory who did not actually give Romney a bounce out of -- and out of nominating to the tech -- that.
That was one of the things about that speech at the convention -- Paul Ryan it was a little.
It looked like he didn't give them -- mini speeches of that magnitude what does -- I but.
Again hit it dizzying it does alright need to be careful about not -- to rehearsed and make sure that he actually -- Responds more to what Biden is saying in the debate very much so he has to avoid being wrong key which kind of comes naturally to him.
And he's got to not only respond to what the vice president throws at him.
But he's got to do it in a way that's respectful.
That's a very difficult balance is what -- jaded I'm gonna ask you this person -- -- -- -- -- what is the most important topic.
For the each candidate to hit on here to focus and focus their attention on and is -- the same one for vote.
I think it's the economy for both.
The but the problem is Martha Raddatz is going to be the person who's going to be -- referee in this debate you know the moderator.
She is a foreign policy person.
And that play is to Biden's strengths.
And not to Ryan's.
What do you say -- on the topic of -- if what the focus should be for each of these candidates.
Star I would agree that announced that I would say that we're both the most important topic is the economy but.
Also it is true -- Ryan has less experience and foreign policy that -- and the various I think he's gonna have some trouble I mean and in general that goes to the fact that.
He needs to avoid looking inexperienced -- -- his.
His biggest strength and -- his biggest weakness.
-- one last thing but do you ladies.
How you score tonight did you just -- that they opponents alsop.
-- rally I think -- can get African aid is clearly what Ryan's team.
Is gonna be hoping for they want the president to step in and I don't think he's going to they will certainly have drilled that into -- And I think that what Biden will be hoping for is that Ryan looks 42.
And is inexperienced.
On the national stage -- as many people think he has yet but a fit 42 -- -- Hamas is now.
That receipt of that final word to you on how do you score.
I would say they about a team is looking to see if Ryan continues to take some liberties with the truth and they'll be ready to pounce -- he -- After the fact of course after the fact Christie thank -- I -- -- -- and Judith Miller it was great feedback great lighting is great to be -- --