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2024 CNN Presidential Debate

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The 2024 CNN Presidential Debate refers to the first debate that took place during the 2024 U.S. Presidential Election between the preliminary Republican and Democratic Presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Joe Biden, which was aired on CNN in late June 2024. Following the event, many Republican and Democrat voters questioned President Joe Biden's mental aptitude in the aftermath of the debate as concerns over his age spread widely online, as well as in reporting by the media. Memes (such as I Really Don't Know What He Said at the End of That Sentence), discourse and other reactions also emerged en masse shortly after, with many Americans expressing their apathy for the upcoming election and their annoyance at the candidate options for president.


On June 27th, 2024, CNN held the first official presidential debate between former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden, the tentative Republican and Democratic candidates for the 2024 U.S. Presidential Elections. The debate, located in Atlanta, Georgia, was streamed live on CNN's YouTube[1] channel, where it gathered over 7 million views in five hours (seen below).

Online Reactions

Reactions Ahead Of The Debate

In the days leading up to the debate, "resistance" liberal and vocal anti-Trumper Jeff Tiedrich[2] made posts in support of Biden, writing, "Joe Biden bicycles into the debate hall, dismounts, runs up a ramp to his podium, one-handedly chugs a bottle of water, slams the empty bottle down onto the lectern and turns to Trump and says "sup, fuckface" (seen below). Tiedrich posted this line on May 15th, 2024, and again before the debate on June 27th.

Meanwhile, X[3] user @highprogressive posted a meme edit of Trump and Biden calling each other "soyjaks" on June 27th, gathering over 43,000 likes in a day (seen below).

Reactions Following The Debate

Reddit's /r/politics[5] hosted a discussion thread following the debate on June 27th, 2024, gathering over 2,000 upvotes in a day. Meanwhile, Redditor /u/FiftiiMakesMusic[6] posted a meme about Trump "mewing" to the subreddit /r/196, gathering over 1,000 upvotes in a day (seen below, left). Redditor[7] /u/ControlCAD posted a picture of Biden holding a "Dark Brandon's Secret Sauce" can ahead of the debate to /r/pics, gathering over 20,000 upvotes in a day (seen below, right).

On June 27th, X[4] user @mazzypopstar posted a clip of Joe Biden finishing a statement incoherently, with Trump responding by saying, "I don't know what he said at the end of that sentence, and I don't think he knows either." The post gathered over 3.7 million views and 80,000 likes in a day (seen below).

Also on June 27th, X[9] user @fraudhaired posted a clip of Biden responding to Trump by saying, "The only person on stage who is a convicted felon is the man I'm looking at right now," to which Trump shrugs and nods. The post gathered over 70,000 likes in a day (seen below).

On June 27th, 2024, X[8] user @DaveMcNamee3000 posted an image showing a highly Facetuned Trump and Biden, gathering over 70,000 likes in a day (seen below, left). Meanwhile X[10] user @CLAGGGGY posted an IShowSpeed Smiling meme read that, "Joe Biden I'm Watching The Debate Right Now Why You Trying Not To Laugh That's Disrespectful As Shit Bruh," gathering over 35,000 likes in a day (seen below, right).

I Really Don't Know What He Said at the End of That Sentence

I Really Don't Know What He Said at the End of That Sentence and I Don't Think He Knows That Either is a remark said by preliminary Presidential candidate Donald Trump in response to his opponent Joe Biden during the 2024 CNN Presidential Debate. The clip of Trump replying to Biden went viral online in late June 2024, inspiring various memes and references.

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[1] YouTube – CNN

[2] X – itsJeffTiedrich

[3] X – highprogressive

[4] Β X – mazzypopstar

[5] Reddit – /r/politics

[6] Reddit – /r/196

[7] Reddit – /r/pics

[8] X – DaveMcNamee3000

[9] X – fraudhaired


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