Even though the 2020 election is more than a year away, debate season is upon us. Astook the stage for the first time Wednesday night, folks on Twitter were primed for .
Data from Twitter Wednesday shows that the top-tweeted moments of the night were Cory Booker speaking in Spanish (he wasn't the first or only candidate to do so); Elizabeth Warren saying she had a plan to "deal with" House Speaker Mitch McConnell; and the technical difficulties around some mics left on.
The most tweeted-about candidates on the stage for the Democratic debate were:
- Elizabeth Warren
- Cory Booker
- Julián Castro
- Beto O'Rourke
- Amy Klobuchar
- Tulsi Gabbard
When it came to the most tweeted-about US politicians, though, President Donald Trump took the top spot, followed by Warren, Booker, Castro, President Barack Obama and Bernie Sanders (who will participate in Thursday's debate).