Friday, 12 October 2012
The 25 funniest tweets about the "US VP debate"
Fair or not, those were just two characterizations of Thursday's vice presidential debate on Twitter, where a Greek chorus of jokesters kept up a witty commentary throughout the 90-minute throwdown. As with any live TV event in the social media age, the people of Twitter let no gaffe or verbal tic go unnoticed.
Here are 25 of our favorites:
Best zingers from VP debate
Who won the vice presidential debate?
Biden: A bunch of 'malarkey'
GuyEndoreKaiser -- Tonight's debate is scheduled for ninety minutes, but Paul Ryan is already claiming he can finish in fifty something.
Ana Marie Cox -- I actually happen to have "malarkey" in the drinking game! Oh geez...
Jill Morris -- The VP candidates get to sit because they're exhausted from standing up for our values. #VPDebate
Hello 9 1 1? There s an old man beating a child on my tv
— Bill Maher (@billmaher) October 12, 2012
Morgan Murphy -- Biden's teeth are so white they're voting for Romney. #VPDebate
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Indecision -- Watered-down sanctions are the worst. You need four just to get tipsy. #vpdebate
Patton Oswalt -- Ryan is a nervous Walmart manager. Biden is an irate customer with the receipt, the warranty & he's friends w/ the store owner. #debate
Indecision -- Joe Biden would very much like for Paul Ryan to get off his lawn. #vpdebate
While Ryan speaks, Biden looks like he's trying to order a drink at the bar and the bartender is ignoring him. #vpdebate
— kelly oxford (@kellyoxford) October 12, 2012
Laughing Joe Biden -- Looooooool
Paul and Storm -- You can't make Joe Biden look bad. He is your favorite uncle. He pulls quarters from behind your ears. #VPDebate
Seth Masket -- Actually, this is like if Aaron Sorkin wrote an exchange between the Skipper and Gilligan. #vpdebate
Leah -- JOE. SHUT THE HECK UP AND WAIT YOUR TURN. #VPdebate
Whoever is tickling Biden's feet needs to stop it. #VPDebate
— Joe Mande (@JoeMande) October 12, 2012
Sean Becker -- "Oh, I get it now." - Jim Lehrer
Paul Ryan Gosling -- Hey girl, I'm not taking nervous sips of water, I'm drinking every time Biden laughs at me. #vpdebate
Jose Antonio Vargas -- Before this #VPDebate, @JoeBiden had a Venti macchiato and two cans of Red Bull.
James Garrett -- I kind of feel like Joe Biden is Kanye and Paul Ryan is Taylor Swift. #VPDebate
This is like Alex and Mr. Keaton in season 30 of Family Ties #VPDebate
— Peter Schultz (@pete_schultz) October 12, 2012
National Review -- Wait, is Biden yelling at Martha Raddatz right now? I thought he was debating Paul Ryan...#VPDebate
Brent Black -- I HAVE HAD A CHILD IN THE SHAPE OF A BEAN PLEASE INTERRUPT ME #VPDebate
The good news is Bill and Ted may ride again. The bad news is i've been replaced. twitter.com/alxwinter/stat...
— Alex Winter (@alxwinter) October 11, 2012
Jeffrey Wisenbaugh -- Biden is yelling less. I think it's getting closer to his bed time. #sleepy #VPDebate
Chad Schomber -- To think, all this just to sway 4-6% of undecided voters. And those folks are not watching the #VPdebate
Josh Branson -- BREAKING: Post-debate poll has ... Biden interrupting the results. #vpdebate
By Brandon Griggs
ChiboyChuks Opinion: Looool! The Most funniest is that of "James Garett". . . . . Hahaha . . .
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