Donald Trump livetweets Democratic debate with smug self-regard: "Sorry, there is no STAR on stage tonight"

The Donald plays to type as he watches the Democratic hopefuls' performance in Vegas

By Sophia Tesfaye

Senior Politics Editor

Published October 14, 2015 3:52AM (EDT)

  (Reuters/Brendan McDermid)
(Reuters/Brendan McDermid)

Donald Trump promised to live-tweet a Democratic presidential debate he called a snooze fest, and he delivered, sending more than 60 tweets over the more than two-hour CNN debate tonight.

But in true Trump fashion, he mostly just retweeted insults of the Democratic candidates and praise for himself from his supporters all night:

Of the the few tweets that Trump did write, he started out well enough:

Before going down his usual path:

Eventually, Trump seemed to give up interest in the debate, directing his supporters to watch a speech of his own on a competing network:

Watch highlights from the debate:
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By Sophia Tesfaye

Sophia Tesfaye is Salon's senior editor for news and politics, and resides in Washington, D.C. You can find her on Twitter at @SophiaTesfaye.

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