During the October 22 presidential debate, conservative media took to Twitter to launch personal attacks against President Obama in an attempt to criticize his performance and distract from Mitt Romney's lies.
Conservative commentator Ann Coulter referred to Obama as "the retard":
Fox News contributor Stephen Hayes wrote, "Seems to me President Obama's condescension has crossed the line from aggressive to disrespectful. Will voters like him mocking Romney?"
Breitbart.com editor Ben Shapiro wrote that "Obama is now in 'I am an a-hole" land. His favorite":
Right-wing talk radio host and frequent Fox News guest Neal Boortz called Obama "a douche bag":