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Our panelists predict what will be the big October Surprise in the Presidential Race.


Now, panel, what will be this election's October surprise? Faith Salie?

FAITH SALIE: With a nod to Halloween, both Biden and Ryan awkwardly show up at the last presidential debate in the same pink, sexy cat costume.


SAGAL: Charlie Pierce?

CHARLIE PIERCE: On a campaign trip to Elyria, Ohio, Joe Biden spots a tornado, goes off and saves hundreds of lives in five surrounding countries, clinching the pivotal swing state.


SAGAL: And Luke Burbank?

LUKE BURBANK: The Romney camp's plan is exposed, a plan to hire women off of Craigslist, to stand at the polls and slap voters leaning towards Obama.



CARL KASELL: And, if any of those surprises happen, panel, we'll ask you about it on WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME.

SAGAL: Thank you Carl Kasell. Thanks also to Faith Salie, Charlie Pierce, and Mr. Luke Burbank. Thanks to all of you for listening. I'm Peter Sagal, and we'll be back next week.


SAGAL: This is NPR.

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