Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and U.S. President Barack Obama answer questions during a town hall style debate at Hofstra University October 16, 2012 in Hempstead, New York. During the second of three presidential debates, the candidates fielded questions from audience members on a wide variety of issues.

The second presidential debate had its fair share of awkward and unintentionally funny moments.

There was tension in the air that could almost be cut with a knife.

Both Romney and the president interrupted and spoke over each other and moderator Candy Crowley. And Obama even openly laughed at the GOP nominee on occasion.

Pictures say a thousand words, so here are just some of the most telling moments from last night’s debate.

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