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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Michelle Obama's Speech Kicked Mitt Romney's Ass on Twitter

Posted By on Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 9:05 AM

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Aside from showing Clint Eastwood how a speech is given sans empty chairs, Michelle Obama's electrifying oration at the Democratic National Convention also nearly broke Twitter.

Let's face it, the First Lady's speech rocked the house last night -- and when we say it rocked, we mean her 25-minute speech on what it's like to love Barack Obama reportedly got 28,003 tweets per minute at its peak. Not that we are keeping score here, but that's nearly double the 14,289 mark Mitt Romney's acceptance speech had last week. And, for the record, Ann Romney's speech generated a mere 6,195 tweets per minute at its peak.

Here's some of our favorite Twitter responses Michelle Obama's speech:




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