Same thing happened for the last VP debate. The moderator was actually writing a book on Obama.
Roles are reversed this time. Everyone figured Biden would wipe the floor with Palin last time, and for the most part she avoided a knockout blow. Now people expect Ryan to make Biden look silly.
that won't be difficult. biden is pretty brilliant actually but his skills as an orator leave much to be desired and unfortunately most of the voting public puts more stock in public speaking gaffes than actual substance and knowledge