WATCH: Live Presidential Debate & Analysis (and Drinking Game!) on Mediaite


Tonight is the night! Tonight is the second presidential debate. Remember how crazy we thought the first one was? Boy, were we dumb. The first one took place before Hillary Clinton‘s alleged speech transcripts leaked and, oh, you know Donald Trump lost the support of dozens of Republicans for talking about how easy it is to “grab [women] by the p*ssy.”

In a word, tonight is going to be nuts. It’s going to be brutal. This is the sort of political debate we will be talking about for years and years. We need to work through it together. We need to put aside party politics, talk through the twists and turns as they come, and — oh, yes — have a drink.

Join Mediaite for a drinking game and analysis through the debate this evening. Lindsey Ellefson will be around all night to talk through debate topics, respond to comments, and encourage you to drink whenever someone says “Benghazi.”

Grab a beer — consider a Corona before the wall goes up on November 9 — and review all of the latest talking points before they all get flipped around once more.


Drink when someone says “emails.”

Drink when someone says “taxes.”

Drink when someone mentions the #TrumpTapes.

Drink when someone talks about Bill Clinton.


Drink when Clinton does a dance.

Drink when Trump makes a funny face.

Drink when someone says “China” (or “Gy-nah“).

Drink the whole time two people are talking at once.

Drink the whole time anyone is talking about the leaked Access Hollywood audio.

Drink when a new character is introduced (à la Alicia Machado).

If you’re Billy Bush, Kellyanne Conway, Reince PriebusTed Cruz, or Paul Ryan, don’t watch the debate. Just drink.

The fun starts tonight at 9:00 p.m. EST.


This is an opinion piece. The views expressed in this article are those of just the author.

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