The Democratic debate as told through Snapchat

Snapchatters transform debate into pure comedy.


Mike Wehner


Published Oct 14, 2015   Updated May 27, 2021, 7:33 pm CDT

The first of several Democratic presidential debates kicked off on Tuesday night and lots of people were watching. Many of those people had smartphones, and several of them took the opportunity to transform the political goings-on into pure comedy using Snapchat’s new selfie lenses and a few well-placed emoji. Have a look. 

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It’s just a shame that the infamous “Rainbow Vomit” filter was removed before the presidential hopefuls had a chance to take the stage. 

Illustration by Max Fleishman

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*First Published: Oct 14, 2015, 6:53 pm CDT