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Live commentary on the vice presidential debate, tonight at Washington University in St. Louis.

Only three hours to go until the most important U.S. vice presidential live blog since Al Gore invented the Internets. Some words for our competitors: Watch out, Senator Biden—-Sarah Palin‘s been reading the newspapers, all of them! Not so fast, Governor Palin—-Joe Biden’s been gaffin’ up gaffe-town since you were in like second grade! Woah there, Gwen Ifill—-try to keep the fist-bumping Obama stooge in you in check for an hour and a half—- City Paper folk hero Dave McKenna demands it of you! Candidates, clip on the unmovable fortresses which are your hairdos and get ready to rumble! BONUS: This live blog now accepting live comments! Live! Oh my goodness I am so excited!