We gloated a little when, earlier this month, the latest World University Rankings out of the U.K. said Caltech is the best school on the planet and UCLA is No. 13.
L.A. is a smart place, innit?
Well, not exactly. Last night Jimmy Kimmel Live aired a segment on street reaction to the presidential debate. Except that, when he taped it yesterday afternoon, the debate hadn't happened yet:
That, of course, didn't stop Angelenos (or, at least, tourists on Hollywood Boulevard) from weighing in with fantastic detail about a debate that they had not seen.
One guy says Obama won and describes his favorite moment as "the booing":
I must say he was stronger this time around.
... I think there was booing. Wasn't there booing? ... That would probably be my highlight -- the booing, on Mitt Romney's behalf.
Another Obama fan was relieved that the president performed better for the second debate:
I'm glad he was more alert this time and not so slacking like before.
"Did you watch the whole thing?" he's asked. "Oh yeah."
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One guy says, "I was kinda watching it between the football game."
But the Kimmel crew found at least one honest man:
They had one last night? Who's running for president?