In a night that supposed to be favorable to Donald Trump, thanks to Chris Wallace, a moderator in the employ of Fox News, The Donald stumbled early. Between shouting down the moderator, evasive answers, and verbal gaffes, he squandered that advantage in minutes.
Of course Twitter went HAM!
Some made Three Amigos references.
— LeahLaO (@LeahLochoa) October 20, 2016
— David Onda (@David_Onda) October 20, 2016
Others had visions of Danny Trejo.
— Miguel Solis (@SolisforDISD) October 20, 2016
— Foxymophandleman (@tylerjuranovich) October 20, 2016
— Josh Olin (@JD_2020) October 20, 2016
A number of prominent Latinos embraced the hashtag as a critique of Trump’s draconian military strategies.
BAD HOMBRES UNITE! #badhombres
— bad hombre javi (@OKBJGM) October 20, 2016
Some wished that fantasy football season had started just a little later.
#badhombres is my new fantasy football team name.
— Bigly Hombre (@nfldraftscout) October 20, 2016
Others just had to repeat themselves to confirm what they just heard is real life.
We've got some baaaad haaaaaambrays… #DebateNight
— jesseWilliams. (@iJesseWilliams) October 20, 2016
Many felt that this was just another creative way for Trump to get racist without being bleeped by censors.
— John Iadarola (@johniadarola) October 20, 2016
Some remembered their own #badhombres moments.
— Steffan Tubbs (@TubbsKOA) July 20, 2013
A few people were sensing the beginning of a trend.
— Mariana_Atencio (@marianaatencio) October 20, 2016
Some saw this as a piece of Trump’s ever growing paranoia.
And some just saw things as they were.
— I, Hoebot. (@eclecticbrotha) October 20, 2016
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