If you're someone who has never seen the allure of Twitter—what's with the 140 characters? what's a subtweet? why can't we have longer attention spans?—that may have changed today, June 8, when former FBI Director James Comey testified in front of the Senate intelligence committee. Any interested party on planet Earth with an internet connection could weigh in on the hearing in real time, sharing their shock and of course, their funniest jokes.
While the potential downfall of American democracy may not exactly be a laughing matter, we also need to break the tension of this particular moment in history somehow. Thus, a few of the best tweets about today's hearing.