Well, there you have it. Another round of debates over as the sloshed masses make their way home from various bars with TVs. Though seeing it all happen on the small screen is fun, take our word for it — the Twitter scene is an absolute riot. And things were better than ever in the peanut gallery, especially since the VP debate is historically known for a freer, more honest and, yes, more salacious spirit.
While the candidates managed to keep Big Bird out of it, there was still a lot of malarkey and a whole bunch of stuff (if you don't know, see here), and for the most part, we'll be laughing all the way to the voting booth. Of course, every hilarious roundup has its thorn — and last night, that was the much-needed sobering power of observers like Arianna Huffington reminding us that this is more than just a two-ring circus. Ahead, a few of our favorite soundbites from the Twitterverse: