The 10 Best Quotes From The Clinton Vs Trump Presidential Debate

"A man who can be provoked by a tweet should not have his fingers anywhere near the nuclear codes"

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The American presidential race, it's a been a bit of a laugh, hasn't it? Until you realise that we're edging ever closer to a reality where a man who has appeared more than once as a guest wrestler on WWE  is in with a real and legitimate chance of becoming leader of the free world. On second thought that's quite funny. Funny and terrifying.

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This is genuinely Donald Trump
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Anyway, last night was the first debate, and after Clinton's well-publicised health problems and mounting pressure from both the U.S media and the general public, many observers thought that Trump would seize the opportunity and stake a real claim for the presidency.

He didn't. Of course he didn't. Which brings us to our favourite put-downs, one-liners and general comedy from the biggest debate in the world right now.

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1 | Trump on Clinton's plan for ISIS

"Go to her website, she tells you how to fight Isis on her website. I don't think General Douglas MacArthur would like that very much... You're telling the enemy exactly what you're going to do... No wonder you've been fighting Isis your entire adult life... "

2 | Clinton on Trump's temper

"A man who can be provoked by a tweet should not have his fingers anywhere near the nuclear codes."

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Go on Hillary

3 | Trump on his own temper

 "I think my strongest asset, maybe by far, is my temperament. I have a winning temperament. I know how to win."

4 | Clinton on preparing for the debate

"I think Donald just criticised me for preparing for this debate. And yes, I did. And you know what else I prepared for? I prepared to be president. And I think that's a good thing."

5 | Trump on jobs

 "Our jobs are leaving the country for Mexico and China. "They are using our country as a piggy bank to rebuild China"

6 | Clinton on Trump's view on climate change

"Donald thinks that climate change is a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese"

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Who else but Donny?

7 | Trump after Clinton said he was not paying Federal Income Tax

"That makes me smart."

8 | Clinton on Trump in general

 "This is a man who has called women pigs, slobs and dogs. Someone who has said pregnancy is an inconvenience to employers, women don't deserve equal pay unless they do as good a job as men…"

9 | Trump on his empire

"For one thing, and before we start on that, my father gave me a very small loan (of $1 million) in 1975 and I built it into a company that's worth many, many billions of dollars,"

10 | Clinton on her emails

"I made a mistake using private email," Clinton said.

"That's for sure," Trump added.

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But could Hillary take on Stone Cold Steve Austin in a WWE title match?