Tonight, the presidential candidates came together for the last of the debates to discuss foreign policy. And while it was a busy evening with several events competing for viewers’ attention, the political conversation on Twitter remained strong with 6.5 million Tweets sent about the 90-minute debate this evening.
Specific moments generating the greatest volume of conversation throughout the night were:
–105,767 TPM – 9:45pm EDT – Obama: “We also have fewer horses and bayonets”
–102,339 TPM – 10:31pm EDT – Schieffer: “I think we all love teachers”
–87,040 TPM – 9:58pm EDT – Romney on Obama’s “apology tour”