A third Republican debate happened on Wednesday. Donald Trump yelled. Marco Rubio said horrible things in a seemingly reasonable way. John Kasich appeared both competent and doomed. Meanwhile, Jeb Bush continued his political disintegration. Now, of course, everyone is arguing over who won. The general consensus is that Rubio claimed that dubious honor, but I’m going to have to disagree. Comedian Patton Oswalt tweeted his way through the debate and was, hands down, the winner.

He came to the event well prepared:

He had a bit of fun as the candidates were invited to name their greatest weaknesses:

‚ÄĒ Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt)¬†October 29, 2015

(Note to my gentle readers: if you are unfamiliar with the term ‚Äútentacle porn,‚ÄĚ I would advise against Googling it.)¬†Throughout the night, Oswalt managed to¬†distill the essence of the GOP candidates into pithy masterpieces of surreal humor:

His reactions to some of the inexplicably stupid statements by the candidates? Absolutely spot on:

But the crowning moment of Oswalt‚Äôs genius ‚ÄĒ when he won this debate and probably¬†every¬†debate ever ‚ÄĒ was when this happened:

Admittedly,you have to be a bit familiar with Dungeons & Dragons to fully appreciate the beauty of what Oswalt is doing here. If you do, you’ll certainly appreciate how Patton absolutely nails it:

Admittedly, Oswalt isn’t above the occasional cheap shot.

Yet mixed in with all the humor, Patton shared with us a rather interesting observation:

All in all, while the night was a disaster for the GOP, it provided us with pure comedic gold from the mind of Patton Oswalt.

He won the debate, and the world is a better place for it.

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