Michael Bloomberg Captures Twitter’s Attention During 9th Democratic Debate

But Elizabeth Warren was the most-tweeted-about candidate Wednesday night

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s entry into the Democratic presidential candidate debate fray Wednesday night led to two of the three most-tweeted moments.

The most-tweeted moments from Las Vegas Wednesday night were:

  1. Bloomberg says of Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.), “The best known socialist in the country happens to be a millionaire with three houses”
  2. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) defends Sen. Amy Klobuchar (Minn.) for forgetting Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s name
  3. The moderator asks, “Mayor Bloomberg, should you exist?”

The most-tweeted-about Democratic candidates were:

  1. Warren
  2. Bloomberg
  3. Sanders
  4. Former Vice President Joe Biden
  5. South Bend (Ind.) Mayor Pete Buttigieg
  6. Klobuchar

And the most-tweeted-about U.S. politicians overall were:

  1. President Donald Trump
  2. Warren
  3. Bloomberg
  4. Sanders
  5. Biden
  6. Buttigieg