In the news: Helpap weighs in ahead of lively veep debate
New Political Science Prof. David Helpap correctly predicted a lively vice presidential debate Thursday (Oct. 11), talking with WFRV, Channel 5 ahead of the showdown. “Paul Ryan, because he is so much younger, he will appear, perhaps, more vibrant,” Helpap told Channel 5’s Heather Sawaski, “And he is a challenger, as well, so I would expect him to take the same strategy that Mitt Romney took, especially since Mitt Romney, in most people’s perspectives, came off looking very good following the debate in Denver. Joe Biden, learning from the previous debate, I would think would be very combative as well.” Sawaski also interviewed student Brittany Belden, who like Ryan hails from the Janesville area. Full story.