Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris of California was more grating than great, according to a focus group that watched Wednesday’s debate between Harris and Vice President Mike Pence.
Pollster Frank Luntz conducted a focus group of 15 undecided voters across eight battleground states during the face-off between Harris and Pence at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
“The complaint about Kamala Harris was that she was abrasive and condescending,” said Luntz, according to Fox News.
Luntz said voters had some negatives about Pence as well.
“The complaint about Mike Pence was that he was too tired, but [he was] vice presidential, or presidential,” the pollster said.
The bottom line, though, was that Pence’s solid performance outdid Harris’ antagonistic approach.
“If this is a battle over style and substance — which is often the case with undecided voters because they