Did Donald Trump win last night’s debate?
According to Facebook, more than 590,000 people are talking about the U.S. Presidential Debate. More specifically, in the wake of the debate between Trump and Hillary Clinton, Trump’s breathing has nearly 35,000 people talking on Facebook. As reported by the Inquisitr, Trump sniffed his way through the debate in a manner that was distracting — and caused plenty of varied social media reactions.
The term “Trump fans” is also a popular search on Facebook, with more than 87,000 people talking about that phrase. Oddly, “Trump girls” also has a similar amount of searches. The phrase “Trump jokes” has gotten a similar amount of search numbers.
At least 40,000 people or so are talking on Facebook about the fact that “Trump lost” the debate — even as the hashtag #TrumpWon trends on Twitter. As seen in the below tweet from Trump’s own Twitter account, Trump posted several screenshots of polls that claim Trump won the debate. However, some people posting tweets under the #TrumpWon hashtag feel that the #TrumpWon hashtag — along with Donald’s Twitter claims of winning the debate — is just another joke in a long line of jokes being made about Trump online.
The jokes surrounding the #TrumpWon hashtag feature people writing that Trump may have won — but not the debate, instead, they claim Trump won the “biggest a******” award and other such jokes. A sampling of those jokes being published on social media under the #TrumpWon hashtag on Twitter can be read below.
“The microphone wasn’t working, the lighting was bad, my shoelace was untied, my drugs didn’t kick in, the questions were hard…
“TrumpWon third place last night, that’s how good he was.”
#TrumpWon among voters who were watching football… And hate women.”
#TrumpWon at being completely unprepared and sounding like a blithering idiot.”
“The only contest
#TrumpWon was, ‘Who could be the most disruptive, reactive, combative, and simplistic.'”
#TrumpWon a trending topic this morning? Did we watch the same thing?”
#TrumpWon So he belittles those suffering from a National Health Crisis: MORBID OBESITY.”
“I’m still trying to figure what the hell did he won? Is this about the debate that I didn’t watch last night?
“If you honestly think that
#TrumpWon last night, then there’s no hope for you. I pity your mind. Lol.”
“This is so funny when it is Hillary’s actual army of real life paid trolls who start and spread these rumors.
“No question about it that
#TrumpWon the debate.”
Most of the tweets using the #TrumpWon hashtag aren’t from people who really believe that Trump won his debate against Hillary last night. Instead, Twitter users are attaching the #TrumpWon hashtag to plenty of GIFs like the one seen below, with video of various people laughing. Some of those GIFs including Hillary guffawing in her famous hearty way of laughing.
Jokes about Trump’s split-screen reactions to Hillary are also making their way onto social media.
The range of questions answered by the Republican presidential nominee who is Trump included talk about when Trump’s taxes would be released — and exactly how much Trump has paid in taxes.
It was a rousing debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, on Monday, September 26. The morning after was when the #TrumpWon hashtag began trending.
Trump sent out a tweet on Monday, September 27, at 9:17 a.m., noting that #TrumpWon was a No. 1 trend on Twitter.
Even Trump himself noted that #TrumpWon was the No. 1 trending item on Twitter.
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