VP debate: Twitter reaction focuses less on issues and more on who is creepier
Veep debate sparks reaction on Twitter, despite 12 percent of likely voters not knowing who the VP picks are.
The first and only vice presidential debate of 2016 is underway and Twitterunderway and Twitter, despite fairly unknown debaters, are weighing in as the candidates dodge questions to talk over each other and the moderator.
Mike Pence looks like the evil president in a John Carpenter film. Tim Kaine looks like the evil president in the porn version of that film.— Matt Christman (@cushbomb) October 4, 2016
— Melissa Harris-Perry (@MHarrisPerry) October 5, 2016
— andy lassner (@andylassner) October 5, 2016
Let me say this very clearly.— #NeverHillary (@ScottPresler) October 5, 2016
Tim Kaine is coming off like a complete prick.#VPDebate
Even Tim Kaine's TIE is crooked. #VPDebate— Michael Berry (@MichaelBerrySho) October 5, 2016
Mike Pence tries to seem reasonable, but he's an anti-science, anti-choice far right homophobe. Tim Kaine won’t have any trouble with him.— Charles Johnson (@Green_Footballs) October 4, 2016
Tim Kaine Drawing Mean Picture Of Mike Pence #VPDebate— Onion Politics (@OnionPolitics) October 5, 2016
According to a CNN/ORC poll released on Monday, 12 percent of likely voters don't know who the VP picks are, 17 percent of likely voters don't have an opinion of Sen. TimKaine and 16 percent don't have an opinion of Gov. Mike Pence.
It will be interesting to see how online attitudes shift after the debate. Has the VP debate changed the vote you plan to cast in November? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.