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The debate split screen has been fantastic thanks to Bernie’s plastic face.

People tend to get upset when you compare Sanders to fellow presidential candidate Donald Trump, but here is one way they are indisputably alike: they make the best facial expressions. These expressions make wonderful Vines.

At the last debate, Bernie’s side eye stole the show:

You could argue this is key to Bernie’s “authenticity,” though polling data indicates  the youth like him because he shares their policy preferences. It does make him seem more real, like he’s watching the show with you, in your living room, yelling at the TV.