updated 10/17/2012 AT 10:00 AM ET
•originally published 10/17/2012 AT 12:25 PM ET
For the men and (binders full of) women who tuned in for Tuesday’s town hall-style debate, Republican candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama’s second showdown was enough to fuel 7.2 million Tweets, according to Twitter, not to mention countless Facebook and Tumblr pages, parody Twitter handles and trending topics.
Among those conversing in real-time with the candidates: plenty of celebrity voices, whose tones ranged from furious to funny.
Feathers were ruffled (just not Big Bird’s this time), so let’s revisit the night through the eyes of some of the people who aren’t on the ballot this season.