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Lincoln, handshakes & Trump creeping on Clinton: the best tweets, memes from the 2nd debate night

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 October 2016, 11:57 IST

US Presidential frontrunners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump exchanged bitter barbs at the second presidential elections on 9 October at St Louis.

The two took each other on on topics including Trump's lewd tape, his alleged tax evasion, Clinton's email server row and rape allegations against Bill Clinton, to name a few.

During the 90-minute-long debate, Clinton berated Trump for the 2005 video - which was circulated 48 hours before the debate. On his part, Trump lashed out at Clinton for defending her husband, former US President Bill Clinton and alleged that he had raped several women. Trump also claimed to have the support of four such women, who were present at the debate.

Also Read: Donald Trump Vs Hillary Clinton: Lewd tape, email row & other highlights from the debate

Here is how Twitter reacted to the second debate:

Some noticed the lack of a handshake - a marked difference from their first presidential debate on 29 September.

Some users joked that like the first debate, Trump was sniffing again.

Others did not take too kindly to the fact that Clinton had compared herself to Abraham Lincoln

Here's a handful of reactions from both camps and neutral viewers alike:

Trump lurks behind Clinton: Twitter takes notice

Trust Twitter to cash in on a meme-worthy moment in a debate as bitter and combative as this one. Trump lurked behind Hillary Clinton - a shot that was captured and instantly immortalised in a meme.

First published: 10 October 2016, 11:57 IST
 
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