If you just finished watching the debate and are sitting on your coach in a cold sweat, inwardly cringing, maybe slightly smug about a particularly witty tweet you crafted during, you’re not alone.
Some of your favorite Jewish entertainers experienced the very same roller coaster ride—and we collected just a few of their best reactions.
There were a lot of pre-debate jitters.
im scared— ilana glazer (@ilazer) September 26, 2016
I have a vomit bag, anxiety medication and a cyanide capsule ready in preparation for #debatenight— Josh Gad (@joshgad) September 26, 2016
Some initial cringing.
10 minutes in we’re all losing.— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) September 27, 2016
A few key observations.
This akin to the Lincoln-Douglas debates if Lincoln was debating against a very mentally ill and Orange version of Cookie Monster— Josh Gad (@joshgad) September 27, 2016
Anyone else find it funny that they’re both wearing the opposite party’s color? #DebateNight— josh groban (@joshgroban) September 27, 2016
Howard Stern is like please keep my name out of this circus— B.J. Novak (@bjnovak) September 27, 2016
A “Seinfeld” reference.
Maybe they’ll all end up in jail like in the Seinfeld finale. #Debates2016— billy eichner (@billyeichner) September 26, 2016
A well crafted analogy.
It’s like the Super Bowl but for the apocalypse. #debates— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) September 26, 2016
Skepticism about Lester Holt as a moderator.
So we stare at the back of Lester Holt’s head for five minutes?— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) September 27, 2016
Someone should check on Lester Holt. #Debates— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) September 27, 2016
Lester, leap in!!!!— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) September 27, 2016
Some sympathy to Rosie O’Donnell for being randomly brought up.
Nobody puts Rosie in the corner. #Debates— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) September 27, 2016
DO NOT EFFING COME FOR ROSIE #Debates2016— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) September 27, 2016
That was a lot. I’m going to watch A League of Their Own. Goodnight @Rosie.— billy eichner (@billyeichner) September 27, 2016
Just generally feeling awful.
I need a long shower. #Debates2016— Rashida Jones (@iamrashidajones) September 27, 2016
Yup, that about sums it up.
Mark the time, 9/26/16, 6:42PM, when this debate gave the entire United States of America diarrhea at the same exact time. #debatenight— Ben Schwartz (@rejectedjokes) September 27, 2016
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