Last night’s presidential debate was made infinitely more bearable thanks to comedians on Twitter. Here are a few of the best tweets from festival alumni who took lemons and made tweets. Enjoy!
THIS LOOKS LIKE THE SET OF A REALITY SHOW STARRING KID ROCK AND DOG THE BOUNTY HUNTER pic.twitter.com/IjJySvvUWb
— Chelsea Peretti (@chelseaperetti) September 27, 2016
Donald Trump says “stamina” more than a Viagra commercial. #debatenight
— Hari Kondabolu (@harikondabolu) September 27, 2016
“I have a great temperament,” he yelled.
— Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) September 27, 2016
For all you millennials, Rosie O’Donell was the gorilla in the Tarzan animated movie. #Debates2016
— ManMan (@jermaineFOWLER) September 27, 2016
“Sheeple” refers to a Sheeps Steeple.
“Republican” refers to someone publicaning again.
“Democrat” refers to taking a crat for a test run.
— Ian Abramson (@ianabramson) September 27, 2016
“stop & frisk” is how Donald Trump met Melania backstage at fashion week. #Debates2016
— Morgan Murphy (@morgan_murphy) September 27, 2016
In solidarity I’m deleting some emails
— Ophira Eisenberg (@OphiraE) September 27, 2016
Trump: I specifically told Stuttering John about my views on NATO but you guys never reference that. #debates2016
— The Sklar Brothers (@SklarBrothers) September 27, 2016
Lester Holt just scolded the audience for cheering. They should’ve held this debate in front of my crowds.
— Jim Norton (@JimNorton) September 27, 2016
Hillary prepared for this debate by ignoring two dozen drunks at a Dave and Busters in Irvine, CA. #Debates2016
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) September 27, 2016
If Trump would just tweak it a little and repeat “we need Law & Order: SVU” over and over, I’d change my vote.
— Martha Kelly (@MarthaKelly3) September 27, 2016
fact check: Trump indeed was endorsed by ICE. pic.twitter.com/Cqe1PWs34D
— joe mande (@JoeMande) September 27, 2016
Finally someone brings up Rosie O’Donnell!! Now ask about Paula Poundstone! #debatenight
— Joe List (@JoeListComedy) September 27, 2016
This guy wouldn’t pass 11th grade U.S. history. Neither would I, but I’m not running for president. #debatenight
— Mike Birbiglia (@birbigs) September 27, 2016
Well I think it’s clear guys, America won tonight!
— David Cross (@davidcrosss) September 27, 2016
Ok I need a nice calming movie after that shit like “the purge” or “saving private Ryan” geeez Louise!!!
— Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) September 27, 2016
Debate Recap from last night. Shout out to our researchers who had 30 minutes to pull clips! https://t.co/M9eHg8P3mo
— Seth Meyers (@sethmeyers) September 27, 2016