Here’s a line about debates from President Obama in a very interesting excerpt from Double Down by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann.”I can’t tell you that ‘Okay, I woke up today, I knew I needed to do better, and I’ll do better. I am wired in a different way than this event requires … I just don’t know if I can do this.'”

+ Toronto police confirmed that there’s a video that seems to be showing Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine. So he must have the lowest approval numbers of all time, right? Wrong. His approval rating went up after the police department made its announcement and it now sits at about 44%.