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"Welp, that was grim and pointless": Patton Oswalt makes the GOP debate almost bearable

The comedian shows us how to survive the presidential silly season: With relentless, mordant mockery

Brendan Gauthier
November 11, 2015 10:32PM (UTC)

As GOP debates become bi-weekly affairs, with anti-everything soundbites consumed by the 24-hour white noise cycle, last night's debate promised all the edge-of-your-seat excitement (and none of the substance) of a Philosophy 101 syllabus.

Luckily for all of us, Patton Oswalt did the due diligence of not only watching, but translating the snooze-button debate into 140 characters worth paying attention to--albeit with some necessary help:


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On Carson:

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On Trump:

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On Rubio:

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On foreign policy:

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On the cute li'l "game show" bell:

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On Phil Collins:

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In summation:

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And in conclusion:

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Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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2016 Debates Ben Carson Donald Trump Fox Business Debate Jeb Bush John Kasich Marco Rubio Patton Oswalt


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