Appearances Matter, Plumbers Rule, Twisted Sister on Long Island

Points don’t mean much, Kornacki writes. More importantly, during last night’s debate, Barack Obama seemed cool and collected, while John McCain seemed angry.

Jason Horowitz delivers highlights from the post-debate spin room.

Also in Hempstead, Dee Snider tells Horowitz, “I always thought that they should put a ‘no outlet’ sign over the Midtown Tunnel because no matter how far you go out, you have to turn around and head back just to escape.”