We can always count on the internet to perfectly summarize any major event in memes, hashtags, tweets, and other forms of comedy. Here are the best social media moments from #debatenight.
The internet wasted no time preparing for #debatenight.
By the time the event started, there were reports of tension in the crowd. We should have known things would get out of hand when this happened:
The debate began like this:
Hillary Clinton announced her fact checker early on.
Donald Trump challenged Clinton’s plan to combat racism:
Screenshots come in handy, don’t they:
When Trump started talking about “law and order” …
She hit the nail on the head:
Snapchat filters added extra life to the debate:
Trump tried his best to use his aggressive “temperament” to dominate the conversation, but Clinton dropped the mic when she dropped this line:
Sidebar, this happened:
(Don’t worry, the Republican presidential nominee came back later to shake host Lester Holt‘s hand)
Holt faced tough criticism:
Who knew Jerry Springer would be the voice of reason:
Plies, however, didn’t watch:
But this was the consensus for those who did:
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