The first 2016 presidential debate on Monday night (September 26) was an intense 90 minutes of back-and-forth between a supremely overqualified (some would say "over-prepared," because they are terrible) woman running for president and a very loud orange man who constantly interrupted her to lie about himself. So, you know. Riveting television.
But even still, politics can be pretty boring if you aren't up on your current events. So to help spice things up, why don't we look at last night through a smart, politically-minded pop culture lens? Maybe even with a beat behind it?
Yup, that's right. I'm talking about "Hamilton." Let's face it, there were a lot of moments during the debate that made us think of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning hip-hop historical musical. For example: