Celebrities React to 2012 Presidential Debate

Posted Thursday October 4, 2012 9:30 AM GMT

It has been an electrifying election season so far, and last night (October 3) President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney faced off in the first of three debates.

The topics ranged from the economy to health care to the role of government, with nearly all news networks, including MSNBC, CBS, CNN, and FOX News, concluding that Romney came out on top.

As for our favorite celebrities, though, there was a diversity of opinion expressed in the Twitterverse following the event.

“Saturday Night Live” alum Dennis Miller opined, “Obama better hope a Kicked Ass is covered under Obamacare,” while “Pulp Fiction” star Samuel L. Jackson ranted, “What Really happened tonite?! NOBODY changed who they’re voting for!! NOBODY!!!”

Usually behind Obama, Joy Behar lamented, “Obama blew it. I hate to say it but Romney was lying and Obama didn’t hit him on it,” and uber-liberal Bill Maher noted, “i can’t believe i’m saying this, but Obama looks like he DOES need a teleprompter.”

Still, Eva Longoria seemed convinced that the President did well- “I’m in New Zealand watching the presidential debate! Obama is killing it on health care! #Obama2012.”

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