AFP Photo / Nicholas Kamm, right, and Saul Loeb, left, STF/AFP/Getty Images
Twitter was ablaze with commentary during last night's presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
And celebrities couldn't resist adding their thoughts to the mix too.
(Photo credits: Lady Gaga: AP Photo/Luca Bruno; Samuel L. Jackson: Matt Sayles/AP; Eva Longoria: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP; Ivanka Trump: Diane Bondareff/AP; Alec Baldwin: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images; Rob Lowe: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Check out these celebrity tweets about the debate:
I believe its important to note before this begins that Romney is a millionaire and paid well below the average tax rate, paying only 13.9%.— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) October 3, 2012
Samuel L. Jackson:
What future generations is Mitt the guardian of?! I think dude just wants to add Leader Of The Free World to his resume'!— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) October 4, 2012
I'm in New Zealand watching the presidential debate! Obama is killing it on health care! #Obama2012— Eva Longoria (@EvaLongoria) October 4, 2012
Obama is a potentially great man who remains mildly uncomfortable in public life.Mitt is a gifted off-shore money tycoon and tax preparer— ABFoundation (@ABFalecbaldwin) October 4, 2012
In other debate news on Twitter....Big Bird tweets were flying all over the place after Mitt Romney announced he'd like to cut funding for public broadcasting, mentioning the "Sesame Street" mainstay by name. According to Twitter, there were “17,000 Tweets per minute for ‘Big Bird’ after Romney mentioned him, reports Entertainment Weekly. Read more at Entertainment Weekly
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