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Jacob Shelton
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List Rules Vote up the things you think were running through Lester Holt's head during the first 2016 deabte.

During the first Presidential debate of 2016 Lester Holt had the unenviable job of trying to corral Donald Trump in the heat of rehotrical battle with Hillary Clinton. From the beginning of the debate, Holt drew took heat on social media for mostly staying quiet and letting the candidates go at it like an angry daddy and an upset mommy. You can only imagine that there were a lot of things Lester Holt didn't say out loud during the first 2016 Presidential debate, and this list will help you figure out what they were. Read on to find a run down of thoughts that debate moderator Lester Holt probably had over the course of 90 minutes in the spotlight.

The human mind is a weird thing. It’s recalling facts about your day, taking in information about your current surroundings, and reminding you of embarrassing stuff you did when you were 9 years old all at the same time. If you take that concept and apply it to the moderator of the first 2016 Presidential debate, you’ll have a basic rundown of Lester Holt's debate thoughts.

Vote up the things you think were running through Lester Holt’s head during the first 2016 debate.

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"I've Made a Huge Mist... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"I've Made a Huge Mistake."

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"I Wish I Had a Buzzer.... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"I Wish I Had a Buzzer."

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"What Gives with the Sniff... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"What Gives with the Sniffling?"

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"Should I Ask Her About Be... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"Should I Ask Her About Benghazi or Would That Make the Internet Explode?"

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"How Long Has Trump Been T... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"How Long Has Trump Been Talking? Oh My God Where's My Stop Watch?"

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"Actually, Sir, Stop and F... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"Actually, Sir, Stop and Frisk Is Super Racist."

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"I Hope My Kids Aren't... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"I Hope My Kids Aren't Watching This."

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"Why Ask Hillary a Follow ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"Why Ask Hillary a Follow up When Trump's Going to Do It for Me?"

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"Suck It, Matt Lauer!!"... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"Suck It, Matt Lauer!!"

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"This Is Worse Than That Y... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"This Is Worse Than That Year I Spent Substitute Teaching."

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"Which War Was the Iraq Wa... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"Which War Was the Iraq War?"

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"Would Anyone Notice if I ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"Would Anyone Notice if I Took a Selfie Right Now?"

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"Thank God No One Wants Me... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"Thank God No One Wants Me to Release My Emails."

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"Why Are the Candidates Be... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"Why Are the Candidates Being So Mean to Me?"

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"Who Unplugged My Micropho... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"Who Unplugged My Microphone?"

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"Can Anyone See Me? Oh No,... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"Can Anyone See Me? Oh No, Am I a Ghost?"

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"If Mrs. Clinton Yells at ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"If Mrs. Clinton Yells at Me I Don't Think I Can Take It."

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"I Wonder If I Could Affor... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"I Wonder If I Could Afford an Apartment at a Trump Property?"

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"I Should Not Have Eaten T... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"I Should Not Have Eaten That Third Chalupa."

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"I Wish the Audience Would... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"I Wish the Audience Would Cheer for Me Just One Time"

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"What Is a Microphone?"... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"What Is a Microphone?"

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"I Would Have Been Great o... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"I Would Have Been Great on The Apprentice."

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"Why Won't Anyone Talk... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"Why Won't Anyone Talk About Planet Serpo?"

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"I Hope Mr. Trump Thinks I... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Everything Lester Holt Thought but Kept to Himself in the Debate
"I Hope Mr. Trump Thinks I'm Doing a Good Job."