Many of politically active Hollywood’s usual suspects took to Twitter during both nights of the Democratic presidential debate this week to express amusement, outrage and support.
On Wednesday, some opined on the healthcare discussion, with California Sen. Kamala Harris and former Vice President Joe Biden clashing early on.
CNN knows were its bread is buttered: get Biden and Kamala fighting!— Bill Maher (@billmaher) August 1, 2019
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker also came out swinging against Biden.
Ol’ Man Biden just said “malarkey” on the talking radio!— Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) August 1, 2019
Reacting to the attacks on Biden, Bill Maher called the opening minutes of the debate “a victory” for President Trump.
What a victory that segment was! For the people who'll be making Trump's campaign ads next year.— Bill Maher (@billmaher) August 1, 2019
Trevor Noah, meanwhile, took issue with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s sideburns.
A tweet by Donald Trump Jr. suggesting that the next debate be held on Comedy Central was greeted with great enthusiasm and a reference to an infamous email about a notorious Trump Tower meeting.
Jimmy Kimmel, meanwhile, was missing candidate and spiritual author Marianne Williamson.
On Tuesday night, Silverman, Samantha Bee and others pointed to the progressive policy positions and combatively forthright style of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Seth MacFarlane inched closer to officially endorsing South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, while wondering if former Maryland Rep. John Delaney and “Law and Order” actor Dann Florek are actually the same person.
The “Daily Show” suggested that the meerkat was doing better in the polls than Delaney.
A few celebs offered up Marianne Williamson observations:
Marianne Williamson needs to write the speeches for some of the other candidates.— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) July 31, 2019
Alyssa Milano wants to see the Democrats address women’s rights: