A reader asked about the results of the Palin/Biden debate October 2… So let’s ask the tarot.
Here’s the answer:
It’s more than a draw then it should be. He will come out the clear winner in terms of understanding the economy, the work force and in terms of experience, but she will bait him emotionally and he will show a bit of the dark side of his personality. He will have to be careful not to seem condescending and snarky which will work to his disadvantage. She has more charisma than people are giving her credit for. She may not be bright, well suited for the job or experienced, but she’s likable and Biden will not have that advantage. It looks like Dem’s will see it as a win for their side and Republicans a win for her. Those who are undecided will be mixed about 50/50.
If he can reign in his dark side then he can win it, but only if he stays on very good behavior which is not his strong suit. And he must stick closely to the issues, not going off on weird tangents.
More clarification with the cards. What the viewing audience will see in terms of Palin:
The audience in general will like her. She appears confident even if foolish at times, and they will see her as wounded perhaps unfairly, even betrayed. She will be comfortable in that format (all those years in beauty competitions and being a sports caster will help). She will not have a strong grasp of her role or the job of Vice President and will be tongue tied at times, but will appear in control and on top of things in terms of her body language and strong self-confidence (or should I say over-confidence).
What the audience will see in terms of Biden:
He won’t appear to be very likable. He will come across as being secretive (which he is according to his chart, not that this makes him a bad guy, but people generally don’t trust people they feel are holding something back). He will have the tendency to be thrown off his game a bit, following odd tangents, and appear to be over thinking questions. He will not look victorious. On the good side, he will seem a good partner to Obama complimenting his gentleman style with a much more aggressive almost dictatorial personality. He will also come across as a family man, very much in love with his wife (and dead wife.)
Strangely, I would never have thought this reading possible. My intellect thought Biden would tear Palin a new one in the debate, but it looks like it’s not that clear cut as Biden has dark bossy tendencies and tangential thinking that will work against him. Again, he will also seem to be hiding something, what I don’t know. All in all he doesn’t have the charisma and energy of Palin who has nothing else to offer, but that. However, we’ve seen that alone win elections so, again it’s going to be a draw where I would have thought Biden to be a clear winner.