There may not have been a clear victor at Sunday’s Democratic debate on NBC, but Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersVulnerable NH Republican ties reelection bid to Trump Overnight Finance: Congress poised to avoid shutdown | Yellen defends Fed from Trump | Why Obama needs PhRMA on trade Trump mocks Clinton for stumbling while sick with pneumonia MORE (I-Vt.) came out victorious on social media.
Sanders also gained the most new followers on the social platform, followed by O'Malley.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpGingrich: 'You're not supposed to gain 60 pounds' year you're Miss Universe 'False' rating on Trump Iraq stance should be at least 'half true' Trump's company violated embargo against Cuba: report MORE gained more followers than Clinton and O’Malley during Sunday's debate, though not as many as Sanders. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) rounded out the top five.
The back and forth on Wall Street between Sanders and Clinton was the most-tweeted moment during the debate.
Sanders repeatedly hammered Clinton for her ties to the financial industry.
“I don’t take money from big banks,” Sanders said, accusing Clinton of accepting $600,000 from Goldman Sachs in one year. “I don’t get personal speaking fees from Goldman Sachs.”
But it was when Sanders gave Clinton serious side-eye over claims of disloyalty to Obama that Twitter attention truly peaked.
A Vine showing the side-eye was the most retweeted tweet of the debate.
bernie with the WHOSE MAN IS THIS https://t.co/rRLcdM4RnF— Desus Nice (@desusnice) January 18, 2016