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During Sunday night's second presidential debate in St. Louis, the electorate finally found a public figure they could wholeheartedly stand behind in the barren hellscape that is the 2016 election.


His name: Kenneth Bone. His voting status: undecided. His tool of choice: a disposable camera.

And just like that, an internet star was born, as Twitter users hoisted up the St. Louis-area everyman as the evening's champion.


Some of the responses Bones elicited were really sincere:

ken bone stays winning #debate

— Rim (@timkennedyjr) October 10, 2016

Some users cheered the man on to a campaign of his own:

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Others were pop culture-y:



But most all of them simply celebrated Bone.