What Stars Tweeted About The #Debates

October 4, 2012
The first of three 2012 Presidential #debates?was aired on October 3, 2012. President Obama (@BarackObama) faced off against Republican Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) with Jim Lehrer, executive director of PBS NewsHour (@NewsHour), moderating. Netizens, as well as celebrities, immediately proceeded to Twitter to share their opinions and concerns about the outcome and the covered topics. There were a variety of reactions. Some tweets carried a more serious tone, others sided with a candidate, while others expressed hilarious points. Although the responses usually pointed to either Obama or Romney being the preferred winner, Twitter users seem to agree on the thought that Lehrer wasn?t the right person for the job. More celebrities continued tweeting after the event. The second part of the debates will air on October 11 at 9:00pm to 10:30pm EST from Danville, Kentucky and will feature contenders for the vice presidential seat: incumbent vice president Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) and congressman Paul Ryan (@PaulRyanVP). It will be moderated by ABC News chief foreign correspondent Martha Raddatz (@martharaddatz). The third is scheduled for October 16 at 9:00pm to 10:30pm EST fro Hempstead, New York and will once again have Obama and Romney in a 'town meeting' format. The debate will be moderated by CNN chief political correspondent Candy Crowley (@crowleyCNN).

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