Politically minded Americans took to Twitter and Instagram on Monday to react to the showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

By Andrea Park
Updated September 26, 2016 09:10 PM
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Monday night marks the moment armchair pundits everywhere have been waiting for: the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Rather than sitting back and letting the presidential candidates do all the talking, politically minded social media users took it upon themselves to join the conversation, offering up their sharpest commentary and funniest reactions – with GIFs aplenty – for all to see.

The fun began in the hours leading up to the debate and continued throughout the 90-minute showdown, with celebrities, regular folks and the candidates themselves taking to Twitter and Instagram to share their feelings about the big event.

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After all was said and done, Dunham was back on Instagram to give the win to Clinton.

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Clinton and Trump took to the podiums at 9 p.m. ET on Monday – with an estimated 100 million people tuning in.