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People Were So Bored By The Debate They Started Snapchatting

"Oh boy Malc is tripping."

So it was pretty evident that everyone thought Sunday night's debate between Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten was an absolute snoozefest.

OK have a good think. When have you last watched 40 minutes of television more boring than you've just watched?

It left everyone at home look for something to do... so people fired up Snapchat.

It really juiced up a dull affair.

And produced some Snapchat works of art.

Disenfranchised by politics? Filters are the way of the future. #leadersdebate #ausvotes #auspol

Like PM baby lamb.

Lots of flower crowns for our nation's boring leaders.


@MarkDiStef "answering the questions actually asked? No, here's my talking points instead"

Can you smell what the PM is cooking?

Or just straight up channeling his inner pussy cat.

At least there was something distracting the nation from what was happening on TV.

Because bloody hell it wasn't a good sight.

Long live political discussion/critique/distraction via Snapchat!

@MarkDiStef #leadersdebate #ausvotes

Mark Di Stefano is a media and politics correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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