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Pop Rocks: Your Official 3rd Presidential Debate Recap...As Seen (Once Again) on Twitter

Last night was the third and final Presidential debate, in which incumbent President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney attempted to sway the opinions of the seven people left in this country who haven't decided who they're voting for.

The election is two weeks away. Did last night's verbal shenanigans change any potential voters' minds, or was it yet another exercise in pointless neo-corporate posturing? There's only one place that can provide these answers: to the Twitter feed!

How big a night was this? Michelle Beadle (whom I follow purely for, uh, educational reasons) lets us know:

Why does she hate baseball? Probably the same reason I do, now that the Cards are out of it.

Lest we forget, last night's debate focused on foreign policy:

No Latveria? You'll be hearing from Dr. Doom's ambassadors (that's what he calls his ICBMs).

There were also those who weren't even sure they wanted to watch the debate:

I'm sure the RIAA was glad to read that one.

But then it was time for actual debatin', and right off the bat, we were talking about the Middle East:

Obama's subsequent cracks about Romney's "1980s foreign policy" aside, this is the least 1980s thing anyone has ever said.

Unfortunately for Romney, he was in for a long night:

This country will never be safe until we secure our borders against the dire threat posed by the Crimson Dynamo and Nikolai Volkoff.

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Peter Vonder Haar writes movie reviews for the Houston Press and the occasional book. The first three novels in the "Clarke & Clarke Mysteries" - Lucky Town, Point Blank, and Empty Sky - are out now.
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