1. Biden’s thousand-watt smile — Though a bit blurry, FreeBeacon brought us Joe Biden’s 7 best smiles of the debate last night in the first 30 minutes of the debate. Pretend you’ve just visited the eye doctor and have been given drops. You’ll be fine. Just don’t look for too long. Watch here. Speaking of Biden’s grin, Politico‘s Patrick Gavin has a roundup of the nation’s morning headlines that ought to make Biden smile. Read here.
2. Woodward leans toward Obama — National Journal magazine’s Brian House has an interesting Q & A with WaPo‘s Bob Woodward about his new book, The Price of Politics. In it, Woodward alludes to the bad blood between House Speaker John Boehner and House Maj. Leader Eric Cantor. He also suggests some might prefer a Joe Biden presidency to that of Obama or Mitt Romney. Read the full interview here.
3. Woo Woo politics — Anne Ortlee, a Manhattan astrologer, says Mercury will be in retrograde come election day. What does this mean? “He rules people, he rules how we communicate and express our will. Him stopping on election day is very, very important.” She explains this has happened only once before in the history of the United States in Gore V. Bush. When he freezes, she warns, chaos ensues. “Vote early because it’s going to be crazy on election day,” she added. How sure is she? “More sure than I want to be.” NowThis News is a BuzzFeed video partner.