Buzz·Posted on Jun 27, 201914 Super-Awkward Moments From The First Night Of The Democratic Debate"If the control room could turn off the mics..." —Chuck Toddby Jon-Michael PoffBuzzFeed Senior Editor 1. Cory Booker made this face when Beto O'Rourke started speaking in Spanish. Caleb Hull @CalebJHull Cory Booker's face while Beto O'Rourke speaks in Spanish LMAO 01:13 AM - 27 Jun 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 2. And then Booker tried to one-up O'Rourke, and people were not impressed with his level of proficiency. Gio Chavez @GioChavezCA Beto: I’m going to show everyone how bad my Spanish is Booker: hold my beer 01:39 AM - 27 Jun 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 3. Basically all the other candidates were like this: Franco Reda @FB_Reda Democratic Candidates that don’t speak Spanish #DemDebates 01:42 AM - 27 Jun 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 4. Tim Ryan looked like that Mayhem Miller meme when the moderators finally called on him. MSNBC, Via youtube.com 5. And no one knew who he was. David Mack @davidmackau i have never seen this person before in my life 01:17 AM - 27 Jun 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 6. Bill de Blasio refused to stop talking at the end of the first half, so producers drowned him out with theme music as Savannah Guthrie tried to go to commercial. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF MSNBC 7. At the start of the second half of the debate, hot mics picked up the previous hour's moderators chatting offstage, forcing Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow to cut to a commercial break. MSNBC 8. With 10 candidates on stage, moderators STRICTLY enforced time limits, meaning interactions went something like this: Dylan @dyllyp Debate Moderator: *asks a policy question with complex solutions* Candidate: Debate Moderator: YOUR TIME IS UP! WE’VE GOTTA MOVE ON TO THE NEXT QUESTION! 02:14 AM - 27 Jun 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 9. And Chuck Todd interrupted everyone. Sanjay Srivastava @hardsci CHUCK TODD: "Candidate you have thirty seconds to address the biggest issue of our time." CANDIDATE: "Well what I w" CHUCK: "Thank you" CANDIDATE: "ould do is" CHUCK: "You're out of time" OTHER CANDIDATES: 02:29 AM - 27 Jun 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 10. John Delaney fought for airtime by talking over the moderators, who kept shutting him down. Twitter: @BuzzFeedNews / Via Twitter: @BuzzFeedNews 11. And when the moderators finally did call on him, he kept asking them to repeat the question. Jon Alba @JonAlba “Congressman Delaney, your closing statement... Delaney: #DemocratDebate 02:51 AM - 27 Jun 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 12. Every now and then, you'd hear someone ripping paper seemingly directly into their microphone. 🚇rawsea🚇 @t0p_lad WHO KEEPS RIPPING PAPER IN THE MICROPHONE 02:17 AM - 27 Jun 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 13. De Blasio made people uncomfortable staring directly into the camera. 👁👁 MSNBC 14. And finally, O'Rourke looked very, very tired. Ashley Feinberg @ashleyfeinberg beto hasn’t slept in like a month and a half 02:31 AM - 27 Jun 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Aren't we all. Night 2 of the first Democratic presidential debate airs Thursday, June 27, at 9 p.m. on NBC, MSNBC, and Telemundo. Check back here Friday for all the best/worst awkward moments!