The zinger that zinged allPerhaps the most famous vice presidential debate came in 1988 between Senator Lloyd Bentsen from Texas and Senator Dan Quayle from Indiana. To defend his lack of experience, Quayle cited President John F. Kennedy's experience before becoming president. In a quick and intense response, Bentsen said: "Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy. I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you are no Jack Kennedy."