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25 Tweets About What Happened During The First Democratic Debate

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The next presidential election is over 490 days away. That's right -- more than a whole damn year away. Nonetheless, the 2020 election cycle is underway with the first of two Democratic debates taking place Wednesday night. (The second is on Thursday night.) And while it was considered the kid's table, it surely separated some candidates from the pack.

The first debate featured Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, former Maryland Rep. John Delaney, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, and Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan.

Surely, there will be countless hot takes for you to read and interpret. But, in case you didn't watch the debates, or didn't watch along with social media, we've compiled some of the best ones to help you (re)live the first debate in a long, long, long journey to the general election.

There were entirely too many candidates in the first place:

O'Rourke answered a question in Spanish. Booker gave a look. The internet responded:

Elizabeth Warren proved, time and time again, that she came ready:

Julian Castro made a name for himself, while others didn't:

There were some technical difficulties:

Booker spoke about the murders of Black trans folks:

And, of course, y'all's little President obviously had some thoughts:

The second of the first round of debates is Thursday night, and you can count on Out to keep you covered.

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