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Literally Just A Bunch Of Good Tweets About The First Debate

TL;DR: America may or may not be doomed.

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It's pretty safe to say that America was not prepared for the first debate.

Livestream of the inside of my head today

palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy. vomit on her sweater already, bill's spaghetti.

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OK, maybe President Obama was prepared.

While the rest of us are freaking out about the debate Obama is in full "I don't give a fuck" mode

When it finally got started, shit got real really fast.

Seriously.

Live look at the debate. @OldRowOfficial

For some reason, Trump was sniffling for most of the debate.

A live snapshot of tonights debate. #debatenight

Moderator Lester Holt appeared to have a hard time keeping the candidates on topic.

WE GO NOW LIVE TO LESTER HOLT OFF CAMERA: #Debate2016

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And the split screen really added an extra layer to the watching experience.

Particularly due to this.

And this.

When you take a shot every time trump interrupts Hillary

It is very obvious that Clinton has spent her whole career dealing with men interrupting her and talking over her.… https://t.co/09MWOhnQ2K

People said that Trump made some...interesting comments regarding his business record.

Trump: I don't pay taxes. I'm smart. IRS:

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And they had some questions.

OK, a lot of questions.

DID TRUMP JUST USE THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE TO PLUG HIS NEW HOTEL?!

They turned to others for answers.

BREAKING: Kim Kardashian will reveal Trump's tax returns on her snapchat after the debate

There was also some talk about race relations in America.

Holt: This conversation is about race, Mr. Trump if I c- Trump: [interrupts a black man]

And Trump's temperament.

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And...well...Trump.

#debatenight trump: and yeah so china "your two minutes-" trump: mexico! "your tw-" trump: illegals! "YOUR T… https://t.co/mpee1zMlSz

hillary: looks into the camera like she's on the office

From the start, it was clear that Clinton did not come to play.

"I prepared for this debate. And I prepared to be president." -- Hillary Clinton #debatenight

And everyone was ready to call Trump out on the many things he's said in the past.

donald trump: I didn't say that everyone:

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lester: that's factually incorrect trump:

Trump: I DID NOT SAY THAT The internet:

Hillary came with more receipts than my Grandma.

#PrayForTheFactCheckers.

Fact checkers everywhere right now...#debatenight #Debates2016

When the debate finished, people had some thoughts.

Hillary Clinton belongs in the White House. Donald Trump belongs on my show.

foreign friends watching #Debates2016 now

People had ideas about who won...

Clinton after tonight's #debatenight

And who lost.

But actually...

When you're enjoying the debate but then you realize one of them is becoming president #debatenight

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Debate grades: Hillary: F Trump: F Primary voters: F America: Doomed My bourbon bottle: empty Apocalypse: can't come soon enough

Ellie Hall is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC. Her secure PGP fingerprint is 6055 A264 DADD AADC 347E 5986 547C C11C DD7D 176A.

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