Patton Oswalt, Twitter celebrities (mostly) rip Obama's Denver debate performance
On Twitter after last night's presidential debate at the University of Denver, comedian Mark Agee wrote, "So everyone agrees Romney lied, and everyone agrees Romney won. Interesting country we have."
Such sentiments were common among celebrities on the Twittersphere -- including comic Patton Oswalt, who ripped President Obama a new one, and even at least one Obama campaign surrogate. See a sampling below.
The theme of Oswalt's multi-tweet analysis was Rocky, as you can see by this post-debate message.
Patton Oswalt's Twitter profile pic.
That was followed by a point-by-point breakdown concentrating on the idea that style can triumph over substance under the right circumstances.
(1 of 3)There's a reason they call it a debate PERFORMANCE, Obama.— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) October 4, 2012
(2 of 3) I've been smarter than a lot of shitty comedians who BURIED me in terms of entertainment, distraction and amusement.— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) October 4, 2012
And then back to the Sylvester Stallone series for this:
Hey Obama -- TRAIN WITH HILLARY.This is ROCKY III and she's your Apollo Creed. #eyeofthetiger— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) October 4, 2012
What about other luminaries, most of whom (to continue the boxing imagery) are in Obama's corner? Well, Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria, who traveled to Denver this summer to campaign for Obama, somehow found something to get excited about in the president's performance. But Grey's Anatomy heartthrob Jesse Williams, another Obama-for-president Denver visitor, had a less effusive take.
Continue to see more celebrity tweets about last night's debate in Denver.