As the first 2020 Presidential Debate was underway Tuesday night, there was a single moment that felt like the entire city of Philadelphia united. A statement that was given by President Donald Trump toward the end of the night:
It took less than five seconds for that quote to find its way across social media with a twist … and of course, Philly sports fans found a way to make light of the comment.
… By roasting their favorite teams.
We’ll just let the tweets speak for themselves.
“bad things happen in philadelphia” – me, a lifelong philadelphia sports fan
— kos (@kostancaaa__) September 30, 2020
«Bad thing happen in Philadelphia, bad things.»
Didn’t expect the Phillies bullpen to make the debate stage, but here we are.
— Joe Sheehan (@joe_sheehan) September 30, 2020
gonna need that «bad things happen in Philadelphia» quote for a future Sixers hype video tho.
— maurice (@tallmaurice) September 30, 2020
“Bad things happen in Philadelphia”….Don, lemme tell ya about this football team we got this year…you ain’t seen nothing yet.
— Made For Philly (@MadeForPhilly) September 30, 2020
Phillies needed to go 2-6 in their final 8 games to make the playoffs. They went 1-7.
Bad things happen in Philadelphia
— KFC (@KFCBarstool) September 30, 2020
Yes, bad things happen in Philadelphia. We all watch the Eagles ever Sunday and have seen the Phillies bullpen.
— Brooklyn (@Brookie425) September 30, 2020
bad things happen in philadelphia? yes i agree i’ve been a philadelphia sports fan my entire life.
— Zach (@Zach_Brach) September 30, 2020
“Bad things happen in Philadelphia” Trump reitrating his earlier point that he brought football back
— PFTCommenter (@PFTCommenter) September 30, 2020
“Bad things happen in Philadelphia.” Yes, all the sports teams are terrible.
— Jake Pavorsky (@JakePavorsky) September 30, 2020
Trump: “Bad things happen in Philadelphia.”
Eagles/76ers/Flyers/Phillies fans: “He’s got a point.”
— CogginToboggan (@CogginToboggan) September 30, 2020