CNN's Jake Tapper moderating the second round of 2020 Democratic debates (screengrab)
CNN was harshly criticized on Tuesday for continually interrupting candidates during the second round of Democratic debates.
The debate was co-hosted by Jake Tapper, Dana Bash and Don Lemon.
Here is some of what people were saying.
Chuck Todd: I'm the worst debate moderator: Jake Tapper: Hold my sneer #DemDebate— Laurie Crosswell (@Laurie Crosswell)1564533928.0
what if Jake Tapper talked less— Tim Murphy (@Tim Murphy)1564533268.0
Any candidate: I— Jake Tapper: I'm sorry your time is up— Steve Morris (@Steve Morris)1564533464.0
I know the CNN moderators are well intentioned and trying to keep things on track but the interruptions are sucking… https://t.co/HiSaUO7NvI— Matt Pearce 🦅 (@Matt Pearce 🦅)1564534230.0
Can we stop with these debate formats that allow no time for substantive discussions? Voters deserve better. @CNN… https://t.co/XmzCLquCxR— Carla Marinucci (@Carla Marinucci)1564534169.0
The way tapper has moderated this debate, you would think Delaney is the front runner. What a disgrace.— Adam Parkhomenko (@Adam Parkhomenko)1564534205.0
Why is Jake Tapper being a petty bitch who lives for the drama though— Lauren Duca (@Lauren Duca)1564533410.0
How atrocious has CNN’s framing been? How right wing have the questions been? It’s absurd. This is the worst I’ve… https://t.co/ia2dRm72l1— Emma Vigeland (@Emma Vigeland)1564534305.0
imagine thinking tapper’s questions are neutral and not representing a radical ideology of its own— Talia Lavin (@Talia Lavin)1564533983.0
Jake Tapper is great at cutting people off tonight. Why can’t he do this when Trumpers lie on his show? #DemDebate— Scott Dworkin (@Scott Dworkin)1564534541.0
I'm sorry Senator you have to stop talking the audience almost heard a complete answer and that's against the rules.— Matt Stoller (@Matt Stoller)1564534258.0
Can we impeach Jake Tapper? #DemDebate— Kaili Joy Gray (@Kaili Joy Gray)1564533785.0
I'd like to nominate Jake Tapper to replace @Andy Cohen as the moderator of the next Real Housewives reunions.— Angelo Carusone (@Angelo Carusone)1564533867.0
I will vote for the first candidate who gives Tapper a firm and substantial wedgie— andi zeisler (@andi zeisler)1564533850.0
Spartacus thinks that they’re not giving candidates enough time. #DemocraticDebate https://t.co/ebONkAIuRr— Molly Jong-Fast🏡 (@Molly Jong-Fast🏡)1564534337.0