The Trump campaign had reportedly asked Democrat nominee Joe Biden to take a drug test and also allow a third party inspection of his ears looking for any listening devices. The Biden campaign tried to make something out of that with this tweet shortly before the start of the debate:

Jeni’s Ice Cream is headquartered in Ohio, so that’s obviously what Team Biden was going after, but the Nancy Pelosi connection was also apparent, in a “backfire” kind of way:

Fact check: TRUE.

In short, it boils down to a single word…

And that’s far from being the final “cringe” of the evening.