Official 2012 Election Presidential Debate Drinking Game
October 3, 2012, 9:00pm
As if the debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney weren’t exciting enough on their own, PolicyMic is here with the official drinking game of the 2012 presidential election. The first debate is Wednesday October 3, at 9pm, and is on domestic policy. Naturally, I'll be playing along while live-blogging the debate from a bar. (Not going to lie: things could get messy.) So grab your favorite beer or cocktail, sit back, watch, and tie one on!
Also, try PolicyMic's presidential debate prediction game.
WARNING: Drinking heavily during presidential debates may cause liver damage and can lead to incoherent arguments about politics.
When words are in quotes, that means you take a drink the for duration of time indicated when either candidate uses those words in the debate.
THE GIMMEES (2 Seconds)
THE PROBABLES (3 seconds)
"Job killing" or "job killer(s)"
"Fast and furious"
Split-screen shot of candidates
Either candidate references spouse
Either candidate mentions a "Joe the Plumber"
THE QUESTIONABLES (4 seconds)
"That’s not true” or “That's not accurate"
"This election is about..."
"This election is not about..."
Either candidate makes obvious gaffe
Romney laughs nervously
THE BLACKOUT-INDUCERS (10 seconds)
Obama says someone didn't build that
Romney tries to make a wager