Top 10 Funniest Debate Tweets

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On October 22, 2012, President Barack Obama joined Governor Mitt Romney for the third presidential debate of the season, moderated by CBS’ Bob Schieffer. While professional comedians were lighting up the second screen with their Tweets, President Obama may have delivered the best line of the night.

Courtesy of Storify.com, here are the top 10 funniest debate Tweets:

[<a href=”http://storify.com/DevonGlenn/president-obama-vs-governor-romney” target=”_blank”>View the story “Top 10 Funniest Debate Tweets” on Storify</a>]<br /> <h1>Top 10 Funniest Debate Tweets</h1> <h2>On October 22, 2012, President Barack Obama joined Governor Mitt Romney for the third presidential debate of the season, moderated by CBS’ Bob Schieffer. While the comedians on Twitter that night were lighting up the second screen, President Obama may have delivered the funniest line of the night.</h2> <p>Storified by Devon Glenn · Mon, Oct 22 2012 20:16:23</p> <div>#10</div> <div>Obama should just say he’s sorry about that Apology TourStephe96</div> <div>#9</div> <div>Wish Romney would fix that one stray strand of hair. Could lose him the whole debate, really. #debate #schmebateThe Gregory Brothers</div> <div>#8</div> <div>Hopefully this whole Libya question can be compressed into a disagreement about which candidate said what when.The Gregory Brothers</div> <div>#7</div> <div>Obama seems suspiciously knowledgeable about foreign affairs for someone born here #debatesOnion Politics</div> <div>#6</div> <div>How has Obama not yet mentioned in ANY of the debates that NCAA football moved to a playoff under his administration. #FumbledOpportunityThe Gregory Brothers</div> <div>#5</div> <div>And there’s the death blow. "I killed bin Laden to help a little girl sleep at night."Warren Ellis</div> <div>#4</div> <div>"Bob, let’s not talk about hypotheticals that I have no idea how to deal with. I have memorized responses." -Mitt Romney #debatesChris Rock</div> <div>#3</div> <div>While you guys were watching the debates I painted a picture on my computer ADD FTW http://pic.twitter.com/uzhE224yMike Collins</div> <div>#2</div> <div>@SarahKSilverman i loved a teacher once. Had to get a shot to get over the effects….. don’t love them anymore…John Harms</div> <div>#1</div> <div>Obama on Romney’s understanding of defense: "Yes, we have fewer ships than we had in 1916. We also have fewer horses and bayonettes."Stephanie Cutter</div>

According to the Twitter Political Index, Obama’s horses and bayonets comments set off a flurry of 105,767 tweets per minute — the peak moment in a stream of 6.5 million debate Tweets overall.

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