Marylanders turned to Twitter to share their thoughts on the presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Here is a sample of their reactions.
Former presidential candidate and retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson offered Trump best wishes.
Good luck tonight, @realDonaldTrump.— Dr. Ben Carson (@RealBenCarson) September 27, 2016
While Maryland senator Michael Hough wore his GOP support on his chest.
Outfitted for the debate tonight pic.twitter.com/NMBmbGsk6S— Michael Hough (@senatorhough) September 27, 2016
Though former Maryland Lt. Governor and RNC chairman Michael Steele seemed to be looking for an escape route.
And that was just setting the rules. You need to start drinking now. https://t.co/5R1GavBE5O— Michael Steele (@MichaelSteele) September 27, 2016
Activist and Baltimore City schools official Deray McKesson was watching closely.
HRC: Trump, you were sued for discrimination.— deray mckesson (@deray) September 27, 2016
Trump: Yes, but I was one of many people who was sued for discrimination.#Debates2016
Baltimore Councilman Nick Mosby issued his take in 140 characters.
Trump taught us: USA=3rd world, Hannity has his alibi, Black folks should thank him for birther, n how to pick on 400 lbs guys #debatenight— Nick Mosby (@Nick_Mosby) September 27, 2016
From longtime gif lover and former Attorney General of Maryland Doug Gansler:
"And then he said he had a good temperament!!" pic.twitter.com/dX2PW61Len— Doug Gansler (@DougGansler) September 27, 2016
But the best shade of the night came courtesy of Baltimore's own mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
I'll be the Mother of a 13 yr old tmrw. I just watched a Mom argue w/ her 13 yr old son. We need an adult in the White House.— Mayor Rawlings-Blake (@MayorSRB) September 27, 2016