Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, whose own 2004 run for the White House ended in a scream that's been captured for all time in various YouTube clips, lobbed an absurdist tweet during Monday's debate that's been embraced just as eagerly by Twitter.
With zero proof of anything untoward, Dean just threw this out to his 37,000+ Twitter followers. More than 23,000 retweets and 33,000+ likes later, the farcical bit is still going strong.
Pretty soon, this happened:
Then a sub-debate emerged:
BTW if you missed this back in the day: