The vice presidential debate is scheduled for Oct. 2.
What are the rules of this debate?
Candidates will be cued to enter as the laser light show subsides, and should be on stage no later than the intro guitar riff to "Living After Midnight"
Questions can only be about Alaska
No reflecting light from watch into opponent's eyes
Each answer requires one piece of fluff or filler but cannot contain more than three
References to Jesus or "God's will" limited to answers to questions about the economy, health care, education, and urban crime
Candidates are forbidden from telling moving anecdotes about Marilyn Laybourn of Wichita, KS, who has three children and was laid off last May
Everybody goes home with a PBS National Debate Participation Certificate
The first candidate to seven sound bites wins